Posted 2 months ago

IDEA Paper #54 Reflective Ethical Inquiry: Preparing Students for Life

IDEA Paper #54 Reflective Ethical Inquiry: Preparing Students for Life

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Allegory with a portrait of a Venetian senator (Allegory of the morality of earthly things), attributed to Tintoretto, 1585. Courtesy of Creative Commons. Copyright Wikipedia:CC BY-SA.

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Donna M. Qualters • Tufts University

Melissa McDaniels • Michigan State University

Perrin Cohen • Northeastern University

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Posted 2 months ago

The Future of Higher Education is in Our Intention and Actions Today

The Future of Higher Education is in Our Intention and Actions Today

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Copyright 2012 Favim.com – courtesy of Creative Commons.org/Google Images.

Part I (an opening)

Go, go, go, said the bird: human kind
Cannot bear very much reality.
Time past and time future
What might have been and what has been
Point to one end, which is always present.

T.S. Eliot, “Burnt Norton,” Four Quartets

In systems that exhibit little to no change, prognostication is rather straightforward: a…

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Posted 8 months ago

23 media-rich projects

Reblogged from NspireD2: Learning Technology in Higher Ed.:

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Most people understand that the written word is only one of the ways in which people communicate. However, the typical faculty member in higher education has little experience designing or…

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Posted 9 months ago

To Twitter or Not to Twitter

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by Reynol Junco

The following article was…

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Posted 9 months ago
Beyond Classroom Settings: Collaboration, Connectivity, and Learning with New TechnologiesBy Dr. Susana Sotillo, Associate Professor, Linguistics, Montclair State University.


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Beyond Classroom Settings: Collaboration, Connectivity, and Learning with New Technologies

By Dr. Susana Sotillo, Associate Professor, Linguistics, Montclair State University.

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Posted 9 months ago

Start with an Appetizer

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I was browsing through Penn State’s excellent Media Commons site and came across The Appetizer Assignment, presented as an easy video project for faculty and students. The web page includes…

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Posted 10 months ago

How Teachers Are Turning to Social Media to Extend Learning

[Reblog from Education Week; original story written by Laura Heinauer Mellett on September 18, 2013 9:57 AM]

“Social media is one of the trendiest ways teachers are enhancing lessons and engaging students both in and out of the classroom.

With just a…

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Posted 11 months ago

Why Don’t You Just Speak Up? Engagement & Discussion Ideas from an Introverted Teacher

Reblogged from Techniques in Learning & Teaching:

by Kristin L. Fitzsimmons (MFA, UMinn)

Introduction

When undergraduates enter university classrooms, they’re coming from various educational backgrounds and experiences. They will all have different…

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Posted 11 months ago

Before Reading or Watching Videos, Students Should Experiment First

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A new Stanford study shows that students learn better when first exploring an unfamiliar idea or concept on their own, rather than reading a text or watching a video first.

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Posted 1 year ago

Facing Plagiarism with a Positive Attitude?

Reblogged from Deep Down in the Classroom:

I don’t know about all of you, but I have found some plagiarism over the past week or so.  Last night, particularly, an essay came back from Safe Assign with a 70% rate of plagiarism. It was a documented essay…

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