Learning has no borders when it comes to technology. Today, students and teachers can connect for learning 24/7. They no longer need to be in the same physical space. However, connecting face-to-face in realtime is very important to the learning process. Teaching in a Live Online Class can be very rewarding for the teacher and student.
There are many benefits to the face-to-face real time online learning environment that require our attention. Teaching in a asynchronous non-time dependent learning platform is not enough for today’s student. Students need immediate gratifications.
Students need to have the opportunity to be with the instructor in real time, so they can get immediate response to their questions and not have to wait. They need to see the teacher in action. What is your opinion.
Please fill in the form if you're interested in writing a chapter or chapters and collaborating on a book on teaching with technology and sharing your experiences. The first chapter/s draft is due on December 31, 2013.
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You're not alone as a teacher or learner, anymore. You can now join teachers from around the world and share information. You are invited to join a free hands-on professional development course for educators and/or anyone who wants to share information in a socially meaningful way.
The course includes live online classes (with recordings), content (via the courseware), discussions (via the course feed), and hands-on activities. Participants will create videos using Webcams via WizIQ classes, screencast-o-matic, upload to Youtube and Vimeo for blended learning, the flipped class, and to market their online courses. Participants will learn how to teach with the use of web technologies such as blogs, wikis, google drive, badges, the WizIQ live class, Moodle, social networks, and videos.
Participants who complete the tasks will receive a certificate of participation.
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - Sep 5, 2012) - WizIQ, a web-based education platform, announced its WizIQ Virtual Classroom App for Android today. After the successful launch of its iPad App, WizIQ's Android App is ready for prime time.
Participants will work on each of the 5 chapters and the references, table of contents and appendices. First draft will be ready for submission by the end of the course.
This is a 12-week hands-on workshop on writing the first draft of your doctoral dissertation. Participants will work on each of the 5 chapters and the references, table of contents and appendices. The chapters will be reviewed by Dr. Nellie Deutsch. The participants will receive comments within 1 week after completing the chapter so that the first draft will be ready for submission by the end of the course. The cost for the 12-week workshop is $20 a week plus 5% for PayPal charges. The total tuition is $252.
Active learning means learning in a way that engages the learner with the content and other people. The other people may be the teacher, fellow students, or people outside the course. Active learning is a workshop that requires a change in attitude about what it means to learn. Both teachers and students will benefit from taking the course. Some of the topics that will be discussed and practiced: 1. Challenges involved 2. Strategies for active learning 3. Techniques teachers can use in the classroom 4. Student & teacher resistance to active learning 5. Class management
WizIQ online courses are the best source for e-learning. The online courses for exams such as IIT, AIEEE, GRE, Mathematics, English etc. are prepared by expert teachers who have years of experience in online coaching."
I'm looking for partners to create courses on WizIQ in topics such as global citizenship, cultural diversity, mindfulness practice, authenticity & leadership development, mentorship, academic writing, APA style, Moodle for Teachers, teaching online, facilitating courses, integrating technology, doctoral dissertation, and blended learning. I would also like to create English language courses for an online English language school: http://www.wiziq.com/courses/
The first presenters of MMVC14 are Dr. Holm and Maija from Finland.
Dr. Nellie Deutsch's insight:
Dear Friends and Colleagues, Hope you're doing great. You're invited to join the 4th annual free 3-day online conference from August 1-3, 2014. Recordings will be available for anyone who is registered. You may also access the content and engage in discussions with the presenters and other participants. Certificates are available for those who reflect on 3 of the live classes or the recordings of the webinars. You're automatically added to the 28 webinars. Here's the link to the conference: http://www.wiziq.com/course/30546-moodlemoot-2014-mmvc14 Enjoy the conference. Thank you.
WizIQ live virtual class is free for educators. It is great for e-learning, conducting meetings and webinars, streaming face-to-face conferences and campus-based classes, preparing videos for the flipped classroom and for blended learning, and as a course management system. The interface comes in 14 languages and it can be customized to suit your needs. I have been using it since 2007 and have never looked back.
IMHO, we are ruled by emotions. Our thoughts and most of our behavior is determined by how we feel. Learning about our feelings is the first step to understanding others.
Our lives can improve by tapping into our feelings. Mindfulness meditation is one way of learning to observe our emotions. We can make a difference in people’s lives by becoming more mature emotionally and developing a relationship-based attitude to your family, work, business, learning, and fun places. Our level of stress will decrease as a result of the “You Matter” attitude we show others.
Relationships are determined by our emotions. Relating to people with a you matter attitude in our homes, workplaces, school, and in public places is key to our well being and theirs. People will enjoy your company if you provide them with a caring attitude.
People’s choice of a product or service is determined by the “You Matter” attitude they get. Once a product, services, school, or organization becomes habitual, it’s very hard to let go and use another even if it’s better. If you want to market a course/school, product, or services, you need to get people hooked to the experience of using the product, service and so on by making them feel good about themselves and the experience they get. Everyone needs to feel wanted and more importantly, significant. It’s a win-win situation when people feel that they matter. The product loses its meaning when people feel good. However, the experience you provide has to be authentic.
Practice writing essays, reports, and academic papers for peer-reviewed journals.
After completing this course you should be able to: (1) understand the format and features of essaysm research papers and reports; (2) use reference management tools for managing citations and reference list in APA style;and (3) write scholarly papers.
Introduction to Academic Writing is 4-week intensive hands-on writing workshop. The course will focus on writing college papers. Students will be engaged in reading, discussing, and writing scholarly papers. They will also learn to cite and add references according to APA style.
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