"We have come to a point in the education technology journey where it seems rather dull to still be asking if the iPad is the right device for the classroom. The answer, in case you’ve missed the last few years of debate is that it is a great option, but this is not universally accepted and never will be. Nonetheless, one of the attributes you’ll hear put forward is that it is easy to use because of the intuitive nature of iOS. This is absolutely true; you can put the iPad into the hands of almost any child and within a short period of time they will have mastered it.
So does it then follow that you can out the iPad into the hands of teachers and expect the same results?
Im eLearning-Portal der Universität Hamburg gibt es seit Kurzem eine hilfreiche Zusammenstellung bewährter eLearning-Patterns. Ausgangspunkt dieses Muster-Ansatzes bilden bestimmte Probleme in der Lehre, die durch den Einsatz digitaler Medien gelöst werden können. Zu den erprobten didaktischen Mustern, die individuell an die jeweiligen Lehrveranstaltungen angepasst werden können, zählen die Fo ...
Johannes Maurek's insight:
Im eLearning-Portal der Universität Hamburg gibt es eine Zusammenstellung bewährter eLearning-Patterns. Ausgangspunkt dieses Muster-Ansatzes bilden bestimmte Probleme in der Lehre, die durch den Einsatz digitaler Medien gelöst werden können.
I couldn't agree more. As teachers, our role must change to one that enables, guides, personalises and embraces digital technology as a fundamental part of student learning. The most dangerous thing we can do to our students is to keep doing what our teachers and professors did to us:
There are practical guides to help facilitate accessibility for a wide audience and a visual map of resources that are hyperlinked to content to aid navigation. Suggestions of how to use this resource are offered as starting points for you to explore the themes, issues, literature and content and there is guidance to help you re-use this content within your own practice.
Medienkompetenz ist heute Glückssache Berner Zeitung Ob Schülerinnen und Schüler heute Lern-Apps, Social Media oder Tablets im Unterricht nutzen, hängt stark davon ab, ob ihre Lehrperson mit neuen Medien und modernen Technologien umgehen kann.
The Blended Synchronous Learning Handbook is the primary output of the Blended Synchronous Learning Project. It includes the summative findings of the Blended Synchronous Learning case studies, a Blended Synchronous Learning Design Framework, and a range of other resources and information to support blended synchronous learning design research and practice.
Being a proper digitally competent teacher is not as simple as picking up an iPhone and tweeting. You need to be a good digital citizen, understand privacy, and more. In an effort to clarify and explain some of the most important characteristics that a digitally competent teacher must have, we whipped up this fun visual. [...]
TUZZit is a online collaborative whiteboard that will help you to develop your creativity. It's the perfect tool for visual and design thinking. Through our canvas library learn new visual methodologies.
The trick is not to rely on new technology. That doesn't necessarily impress younger students. The solution for engaging children and sustaining their curiosity is to engineer situations where they will be challenged, surprised and yes - kept in a constant state of suspense.
Sometimes it is as simple as changing the format of a lesson, or altering the layout of a classroom. Sometimes it is to introduce a new approach or problem where students need to take an alternative role. I often create chaos and uncertainty in my lessons. People are not comfortable with this, and will do anything to resolve it into something meaningful. The answer is always, always keep them guessing - and then send them out confused, if you have to.
This article concerns the Participatory Web and the impact it has on academic researchers’ perceptions of digital scholarship practices. The Participatory Web, as a space of active involvement, presence and socialisation of knowledge, has the potential to introduce significant changes to scholarly practice and to diversify it. This article draws on the findings of a narrative inquiry study that investigated the habitus of 10 digital scholars.
Besonders interessant ist die Gegenüberstellung mit den Forschungsergebnissen über den medialen Habitus von Lehramtsstudierenden von Sven Kommer und Ralf Biermann. Spannend ist ein genauerer Blick auf die Bruchlinien zwischen alter (traditioneller) und neuer (digitaler) Schulkultur.
"You know the content, you understand pedagogy, and you can navigate the minefield of diplomacy when dealing with parents, students, administrators, literacy coaches, and the local news station when they want to see the iPads glow on the students faces.
You know how to manage and coddle, inspire and organize, assess and deliver content.
But the technology is different. That part you do okay with, but, truth be told, the students are geniuses with technology. Born hackers. And of course they are, you tell yourself.
Understanding the basics of the Cognitive Load Theory and applying them to your instructional design is an absolute must, particularly if you want your learners to get the most out of the eLearning course you are creating. This guide will offer you a detailed look at Cognitive Load Theory, including how it can be applied in learning settings. Check the Cognitive Load Theory and Instructional Design article and presentation to find more.