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Designing for Emergence: The Role of the Instructor in Student-Centered Learning

Designing for Emergence: The Role of the Instructor in Student-Centered Learning | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

I believe in student-centered learning, and I believe there is huge potential for this kind of learning to occur in online environments. But the instructor is a key element of that learning, and we need to talk more explicitly about what her role is and the specific ways she negotiates and leverages her authority, guidance, and presence to design learning environments in which emergence is possible.


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Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, August 25, 12:02 AM

El aprendizaje centrado en el estudiante.

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, August 25, 2:56 AM

That seems to be the way things will happen... time to adapt!!

Edgar Mata's curator insight, August 26, 8:36 AM

Un cuestionamiento interesante: "El aprendizaje centrado en el alumno es una excelente propuesta, pero el instructor es un elemento clave en estas formas de trabajo; es necesario explicitar su rol y las formas en que pondrá en práctica sus orientaciones y presencia en el diseño de ambientes de aprendizaje"

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Breathe New Life into Your eLearning Courses: 5 Helpful Mantras to Live By

Breathe New Life into Your eLearning Courses: 5 Helpful Mantras to Live By | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

arnarThe following five helpful mantras provide refreshing ideas for creating eLearning courses that go beyond a conventional approach.


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coool

Julie's curator insight, July 16, 4:30 AM

Perfect creative way to present it !

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Julia Echeverría's curator insight, July 16, 4:03 PM

Genial, me encanta.

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The Role of Social Media in eLearning

The Role of Social Media in eLearning | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
This article reflects the use of social media in eLearning plus some tips on how social media can be used as learning platforms.

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Christopher Pappas's curator insight, July 23, 2013 2:46 PM
How Social Media Can Been Used As Learning Platforms?  

This article reflects the use of social media in eLearning plus some tips on how social media can be used as learning platforms.

 

http://elearningindustry.com/the-role-of-social-media-in-elearning

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Teaching & Learning - Brain-Based Online Learning Design - Magna Publications

Teaching & Learning - Brain-Based Online Learning Design - Magna Publications | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Abreena Tompkins, instruction specialist at Surry Community College, has developed a brain-based online course design model based on a meta-analysis of more than 300 articles. In this study, she distilled the following elements of brain-based course design:

Low-risk, nonthreatening learning environment Challenging, real-life, authentic assessments Rhythms, patterns, and cycles Appropriate chunking or grouping Learning as orchestration rather than lecture or facilitation Appropriate level of novelty Appropriately timed breaks and learning periods Purposeful assessments Learning that addresses visual, auditory, and kinesthetic learners Active processing with mental models The use of universal examples, analogies, and parallel processing


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50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses

50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Whether you are looking for a master’s degree program, computer science classes, a K-12 curriculum, or GED study program, this list gives you50 Top Sources Of Free eLearning Courses - 


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How to Create Your Own Online Course: 100 Tools, Guides, and Resources

How to Create Your Own Online Course: 100 Tools, Guides, and Resources | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Some great resources for learning management systems.


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The 5 big mistakes in virtual education | #eLearning #edutech #learning

 

Gust MEES: A MUST READ ===> I love it as it reflects reality!


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CSEDU 2012 - the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education

CSEDU 2012 - the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

CSEDU 2012, the International Conference on Computer Supported Education, aims at becoming a yearly meeting place for presenting and discussing new educational environments, best practices and case studies on innovative technology-based learning strategies, institutional policies on computer supported education including open and distance education, using computers.

 

In particular, the Web is currently a preferred medium for distance learning and the learning practice in this context is usually referred to as e-learning.

 

CSEDU 2012 is expected to give an overview of the state of the art as well as upcoming trends, and to promote discussion about the pedagogical potential of new learning and educational technologies in the academic and corporate world.

 

Conference Areas


1. Information Technologies Supporting Learning

2. Learning/Teaching Methodologies and Assessment

3. Social Context and Learning Environments

4. Domain Applications and Case Studies

5. Ubiquitous Learning

PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS
Markus Helfert, Dublin City University, Ireland

Maria João Martins, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Portugal
Keynote Speakers
Joseph Trimmer, Ball State University, United States

David Kaufman, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Hugh Davis, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

Contact: CSEDU Secretariat

Venue: Holiday Inn Porto Gaia, Porto, Portugal
Address: Vila Nova de Gaia, Diogo Macendo 220

 


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10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To (And How to Use Them in eLearning)

10 Things That Learners Pay Attention To (And How to Use Them in eLearning) | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

t id"Even more than other types of education, eLearning must struggle to attract learners' attention: the Internet is full of distractions, and adult learners are both busier and more free to indulge in distractions. Helping students to pay attention is a primary concern of training professionals, so here are some optimal methods to win the attention game in eLearning."


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Some great ideas whether teaching online or face-to-face.

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DPG plc's curator insight, July 23, 6:02 AM

Time to move away from the 'read, click next, read. click next

Clare Treloar's curator insight, July 24, 8:08 PM

a great summary about ways to target our learners in the digital space. 

Mark Treadwell's curator insight, July 27, 3:47 PM

A great list of elements that contribute to a good prompt. Prompts initiate curiosity via the stimulation of the release of hormones that trigger astrocytic cells (75% of all brain cells) in the brain to trigger neurons to map and automate complex neural patterns we call ideas and concepts. MT

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Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning

Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

"We are now in the age of visual information where visual content plays a role in every part of life. As 65 percent of the population are visual learners, images are clearly key to engaging people in eLearning courses."


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Visual learning is an important part of learning in any platform. 

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Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning

Pere Arcas's curator insight, July 14, 3:55 AM

Now we need powerful visual creators of contents for education.

niftyjock's curator insight, July 15, 6:19 PM

MULD

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105 Free Moodle Video Tutorials

105 Free Moodle Video Tutorials | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
105 Free Moodle Video Tutorials! We know that you love Moodle. This is why we created the following list. Show your appreciation and share it with people interested in Moodle.

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Patty Ball's curator insight, January 25, 2013 12:27 PM

Moodle tutorials about tons of different subjects

kallen214's curator insight, July 16, 2013 2:10 PM

Moodle video Tutorials - Must Review these soon.

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EdTech: 100 Tech Tools for Teachers and Students | DailyTekk

EdTech: 100 Tech Tools for Teachers and Students | DailyTekk | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

 

- Random and Cool

- Tools for Teachers

- Tools for Students

- Integrate Mobile Devices

- Online Learning & eLearning

- Social Learning

- Test Prep

- Textbooks

- Games that Teach

- Miscellaneous / Others


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Log On and Learn: The Promise of Access in Online Education

Log On and Learn: The Promise of Access in Online Education | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Few countries can offer university-level education for free. But as Internet access improves globally, online education is becoming a very real solution for students.

 

 

 

 

Read more, very interesting...:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/coursera/2012/09/19/log-on-and-learn-the-promise-of-access-in-online-education/

 


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10 New Ways Twitter Is Changing The College Lecture

10 New Ways Twitter Is Changing The College Lecture | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Continuing our theme of using Twitter in education this week, we bring you a look at the ways Twitter is causing the current lecture model to evolve. The following analysis is brought to you by our content partners over at Online Universities.

 

Gone is the time when PowerPoint was the most impressive communication technology in the lecture hall. These days, students and professors enjoy the power of Twitter, a tool that allows for digital discussions to supplement and even guide lecture sessions. So how exactly is Twitter changing the college lecture as we know it?

 

Read on to find out about 10 different ways.

 

- Mobile devices are welcome in the lecture hall once again

- Lectures become a conversation

- Bashful students are speaking up

- More students get connected in large lectures

- Students stay engaged beyond the lecture

- Dorm discussions don’t happen as much anymore, and that’s OK

- There’s more information saved now than ever before

- Students think about lectures even when they’re not at school

- Review sessions happen anywhere

- Fewer classroom disruptions exist

 

 

 


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How To Make E Learning Work

How To Make E Learning Work

 

Presentation given at the CIPD conference, Lodnon, 23 April 2009...


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Super!
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10 Ways To Design For Emotions (Part III): The eLearning Coach

10 Ways To Design For Emotions (Part III): The eLearning Coach | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

It’s quite clear from research on the effects of emotion and learning, that an emotional connection can be generated through instructional strategies and creative treatments. These have the potential to facilitate learning and performance.


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