Teaching methods for adult education have to be quite different from education given to traditional learners. This is because adult learners are intrinsically different from traditional learners, and in addition, a bit more complex.
Web platforms may one day catch up to traditional institutions like the Library of Congress in their ability to collect and organize millions of documents, according to an infographic by content curation platform Scoop.it.
These repositories give an appearance of order and organisation of our chaotic web: but web2 tools come and go.... Where does the information go when a company is subsumed into the business goals of another? (Eg Posterous RIP). Thanks scoopit for this scoop.
Ooh - this looks really handy. The trick is to cherry pick the right one for the right teaching moment! I've clipped it to Evernote and will try to remember to pick one out each time I'm looking for a quick activity in class or to add to the class blog as a student-directed review activity.
To help you better teach your students about Creative Commons and how it works, here is a handy graphic that visually captures the main important things students need to know about Creative commons. Enjoy
Good article but I've virtually abandoned the use of multiple notebooks un favour of tagging- and these tags can be as complicated or specialised as you like, eg teaching writing, teaching by topic, teaching grammar, teaching past tense, etc.
There’s no question that growing up in today’s world is nothing like growing up over the past few decades. Obviously, computers and technology make a childhood of today nothing at all like a childhood of the last few decades.
Being a parent and guiding your kids in the Digital Web2 world must be mind blowing - and for my adult ESL learners, even more bewildering!
Somewhere between a PowerPoint presentation and a full-fledged video is the audio slideshow. Creating audio slideshows can be a good way to add meaning to slides that otherwise might not mean much without a presenter. Here are some ways that students can create audio slideshows.
Thanks for this - a useful resource for teachers and students. Often Cyber security/ Netiquette learning modules for students don't cover how to filter your image search by Permission to Publish nor on Attribution conventions.