Five years ago I was trying every new tech tool to come out. I was glogging with glogster. I was threading with voice thread. And I sure was writing and editing in real-time with Google Docs! But the technology was not transforming me. It was not transforming my classroom, because it was just technology.
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I often suggest that people develop a 30 minute (or whatever length they want) long plan as part of their personal learning environment. They are worried at first about being overwhelmed by the waves of information from social media but I assure them that the water will still be there and they can just dip their toes in as they see fit to help stay current of their area of interest or influence.
The flipped learning model of instruction has begun to make the transition from an educational buzzword to a normative practice among many university instructors, and with good reason. Flipped learning provides many benefits for both faculty and students. However, instructors who use flipped learning soon find out that a significant amount of work is sometimes necessary to win students over to this way of conducting class. Even when the benefits of flipped learning are made clear to students, so
The increasing importance of technology in organisations has opened up new avenues in business, not just in the way in which we work – such as bring your own device (BYOD), which allows workers to be far more mobile and not tethered to the desk from nine to five – but also in how new …
Most people who start a blog dream about making it a full time job, with full time income- but worry that they won't be able to build a successful blog while juggling a 40+ hour a week position. Can you do both? Should you do both? Most successful bloggers had to start their labor of love while still holding down a job and in fact, I highly recommend that you start building your blog as a serious side hustle before it becomes a full time gig. You can, you should, you will!So, wondering how to
A personal learning environment (PLE) is a solution for keeping up with the rapid pace of knowledge change. Some say it is a concept, while others say it is a technology.
I think a good definition is this: a self-directed and evolving environment of tools, services and resources organized by a person seeking a way to accomplish lifetime learning, to create, and to connect with others of similar interests.
Because it is personalized, everyone’s PLE will be unique. Because it is collaborative, information may be continually created and shared. In the workplace, designing a personal learning environment has the potential to partially replace conventional courses.
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