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ThePinkSalmon's insight: An interesting paper (European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning: Open Textbooks and Increased Student Outcomes | @scoopit http://t.co/KdqicnPc)...
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Your classroom will develop its own distinct environment. If you don’t make a concerted effort to set the tone, the students will.
Understand the audience, work within a clear framework, and tell a good story.
Here’s a great story. A graduate student is attending a lecture being given by one of her intellectual heroes, the Brazilian educator and theorist Paulo Freire. She takes notes furiously, trying to capture as many of his words as possible.
The ability to teach is not something that one either has or does not have. Teachers are not born. Rather, they are made, through hard work, research, continual learning, and practice.
Want maximum comfort and confidence for effective presentations? Use these checklists for the killer public speaking skills you need!
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How to measure leaning without tests, quizzes, essays, deadlines and exams in the MOOC environment? I now spent months returning to the Coursera platform to view videos just for fun and the thrill ...
Several years ago, I came across the Purposeful Reading Assignment that was reported to encourage students to read, reflect, and write about readings assigned for class.
Infographics are interesting–a mash of (hopefully) easily-consumed visuals (so, symbols, shapes, and images) and added relevant character-based data (so, numbers, words, and brief sentences).
The learning application for them is clear, with many academic standards–including the Common Core standards–requiring teachers to use a variety of media forms, charts, and other data for both information reading as well as general fluency...
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Topic: This learning application is clear, with many academic standards - including the Common Core standards - requiring teachers to use a variety of media forms, charts, and other data for both information reading as well as general fluency.
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A great source for working on visual literacy
Fantastic tools to use in the classroom
Do you speak with charisma in speeches and presentations? It's easier than you think! Use these 3 simple techniques.
Great insights on how to analyze and later improve MOOCs
The article that proposes these active-learning strategies is written for faculty who teach large-enrollment biology courses. But large courses share many similarities, and strategies often work well with a variety of content.
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A student’s critical thinking skills can be strengthened when an instructor probes the student’s viewpoint on the discussion topic by seeking additional clarification, explanation, and justification from the student.
When you look around your classroom, do you see students texting under their desks, or worse yet, right out in the open? Do you have students who skip class, arrive late or leave early, or come unprepared?
You'll finally be pitching before that audience of decision-makers. But how to open your speech? Here are 12 foolproof "speech grabbers!"
First came free online courses. Now come — with a few conditions — free online textbooks.Coursera, a provider of massive open online courses, or MOOCs, from dozens of universities, announced...
Very interesting initiative.
First attempt that will surely have many followers, hopefully!
In general, I have interest about the issue of gender in today's society, but I had not related it to the world of education and academia, so I've started to document myself. To begin with I found ...
25 Top Concept-Mapping Tools For Visual Learning
in the Research Training Group SCARE – System Correctness under Adverse Conditions funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG GRK 1765).
The world of domain name ownership has changed, so step up your teaching game and buy your own domain name.
After going out for tacos, our students can review the restaurant on a website. They watch audiences reach a verdict on talent each season on American Idol.
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