Posted 5 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 5 months ago

To Twitter or Not to Twitter

Twitter Logo, courtesy of Creative Commons/Google Images.

by Reynol Junco

The following article was…

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Posted 5 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 6 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 6 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 8 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 8 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 10 months 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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Posted 10 months ago

Revisiting comic creation

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One of the early posts on this blog was Creating seriously good comics online, a review of the comic-creation site Pixton. To…

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Posted 10 months ago

Twitteracy: Tweeting as a New Literacy Practice

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This new research article explores how Twitter, and other social media technologies, contributes to new and traditional literacy practices. It offers models of using Twitter as a learning tool, explores how Twitter is used by…

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