There are different learning strategies for different stages of staff knowledge and skill development. The Learning Continuum model helps to think about learning design and technology options that are 'fit for purpose'.
Note-taking is part-and-parcel to the academic learning experience.
Often during lecture, but also experiments, interviews, and field research, understanding what’s important and recording it for future reference is central to the learning process–curation before we called it that.
Are we less intelligent than our ancestors? Does Siri make us lazy? Einstein reportedly said "I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots." Is the easy access to information making us knowledge experts or making us stupid?
Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts and Facebook: How Today’s Higher Education Faculty Use Social Media is a collaborative effort of Pearson Learning Solutions and the Babson Survey Research Group.
Coursera, a company that partners with universities to create and offer massive open online courses (MOOCs), has announced plans to offer students verified certificates for the completion of select MOOCs for a slight fee.
Eric Mazur was the opening speaker at the ALT-C 2012 conference in Manchester UK this week. ...
… is that a focus on pedagogy and how students learn applies to all teaching, online or offline, to large groups or small groups, in physics or another discipline. If we are teachers we need to find ways to make our students think, become aware of and confront their misconceptions, to learn how to learn and realise that learning is about understanding, more than about the ‘grade’.
According to Eric Mazur
‘You can forget facts, but you cannot forget understanding’.
One question that I have always had about the teaching of science through discussion, based on my own experience is:
How do you prevent students from compounding their misconceptions through interaction and discussion with equally confused peers?’
I think the answer to this question might lie in Eric Mazur’s work on learning catalytics, which as yet I don’t know anything about.
Visual, aural, verbal, physical, logical, social, solitary. As an online educator, teacher, facilitator you probably wonder what kind of the 7 styles of learning are the most effective for your students, learners.
This article considers the opportunities and risks social media entails, and offers advice on developing policy. It outlines the types of opportunities for using social networks, blogs, and wikis in student support and engagement.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.