The potential of social networking sites in education is huge and we need to capitalize on it to enhance our professional development and consequently improve the quality of our instruction. Searching for articles on this topic , I came across Doug Johnson's post on the 10 social media competencies for teachers [http://doug-johnson.squarespace.com/blue-skunk-blog/2010/7/31/top-ten-social-media-competencies-for-teachers.html ]. I like the competencies Doug included and decided to make an infographic featuring all of these skills. Have a look and share with your colleagues.
1) mobile, and flexible access to learning you were doing before: (like e-learning, looking up information, phone calls, etc.) 2) new ways to learn, very often connected with your context. The ability to find out critical ...
Imagine a classroom where the students have the ability to spend their class time collaborating with other students, receiving additional support from the teacher, or working on hands on projects with their peers. A hands-on enriched classroom is possible with blended learning.
UT The Daily Texan Memory technology enhances MOOCs UT The Daily Texan Though the System specifically created the Institute of Transformational Learning in 2012 with the goal of establishing UT as a leader in online education, MOOCs have also...
Levererar universiteten idag utbildning på ett sätt som passar alla människor? Det är en fråga som Gunnar Wettergren, enhetschef vid Ideal på Stockholms universitet, ställer sig i sin föreläsning om DSV:s satsning på öppna kurser på nätet.
This is a well designed collaborative mindmapping site where users can connect their idea and embed video, PDFs, images, slides, links and even html. You can add quizzes and also record lectures videos right on the site. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/ICT+%26+Web+Tools
Keeping tabs on massive open online courses Phys.Org The advantages of MOOCs, says Chew, are low cost and flexibility. "You can take a course anytime, anywhere," he says, "as long as you have an Internet connection." ...
MOOCs creator George Siemens gets connected University World News After years of being confined to the footnotes of the MOOC movement, the father of the first massive open online course has been given a hand in directing its future.
Stockholms universitet har startat ett antal kurser som är helt öppna för alla – utan förkunskapskrav. – Meningen är att bredda tillgången till universitetskurser för lärandets skull och inte för att få poäng.
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