Moodle might be able not only to organise the life of a school, college or university, but also offer an alternative, more dynamic way of students taking an active role in their learning.
How do you determine what technologies to use in your classroom? Do you have a set of criteria to systematically select the tools? Are they linked to your students‘ characteristics, pedagogy, and learning outcomes?
Why not have lectures at home and ‘homework’ at school—and let students learn at their own pace?
This work describes an eye tracking study of Moodle outlining how Moodle’s components and teaching materials are ‘seen’ by Moodle users.
This article aims to provide some guidelines on how to go about designing problems for PBL based on our current understanding of problem characteristics.
An interesting article by George Siemens (Athabasca University) on the new web.
What does effective assessment look like in the digital age? This document in PDF includes an articulation of four major perspectives on assessment: associative, constructivist, social constructivist, and situative. This is an excellent report, full of examples, case studies, and
Legal scholars, technologists and cyberthinkers are wrestling with the first great existential crisis of the digital age: the impossibility of erasing your posted past, starving over, moving on.
After having used an iPad shortly since its release I can safely say that the device — or another one like it — deserves to become an important part of the academic’s arsenal of gadgets. Choosing to plop down the …
Pretty nice table-of-contents style post that is in effect a handbook on social media. This is a social resource as it also provides the opportunity for you to provide your own experiences of using social tools for learning.
Sciyo is an interesting portal that brings together scientists and science students from all over the world. The platform offers tons of books and articles related to science and also allows you to publish yours without any hassle. Over 200 …
Struggling readers and writers who exhibit developmental delays may benefit from authentic and meaningful reading and writing experiences on the web. The Internet has been denoted as a tool that encourages students to participate and interact actively with their learning. …
As graduation success coordinator for Everett School District in Everett, WA, Maria Brennan has used a combination of traditional methods and high-tech approaches to help improve graduation rates for the district’s four high schools.
I think there’s a big difference between allowing the use of social media and requiring it. That difference probably explains the ambivalence of students in Brian Croxall’s courses, and he had them bouncing from wikis to Twitter to Wave. You …