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School Isn't The Movies: How To Unlecture Video Instruction

School Isn't The Movies: How To Unlecture Video Instruction | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Videos can be a great way to deliver content learning to students. But how do you leverage video instruction to maximize learning? After all, school isn't the movies.

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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, January 25, 8:07 PM

The author makes a great point: encouraging students to take notes while watching a video is pushing them toward inefficient multi-tasking.  Better to build in a pause with a thought provoking question!

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Using Augmented Reality for Learning and Teaching

Using Augmented Reality for Learning and Teaching | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Using Augmented Reality in Education and Training, Schools, Higher Education for Various Subjects and Games.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, August 23, 2014 10:14 AM

IS AR is finally here?

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Education Update: How To Master the Art of Communication: Engage Students by Embracing Technology

Education Update: How To Master the Art of Communication: Engage Students by Embracing Technology | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it

"...we need to find a way to embrace all forms of technology in the classroom and use them to our advantage. By training students to use technology appropriately and effectively and providing opportunities for them to reach learning targets through its usage, we create a situation in which students are engaged in learning. We also free ourselves from the constant cycle of fighting against students."


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Sharp online student has smart advice for Blended Teachers

Sharp online student has smart advice for Blended Teachers | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
Editors' Note: We asked San Jose high school sophomore Audrey Mullen to share how she and her peers actually use various edtech tools and how they really feel about their teachers’ blended learning approaches. The result is a straight-from-the-source playbook that no blend ed teacher--or entrepreneu

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Rosemary Tyrrell, Ed.D.'s insight:

I don't like the snide tone of this article, but the advice is dead on! 

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, October 6, 2015 5:39 AM

Well worth reading....

Ricard Garcia's curator insight, October 7, 2015 6:57 AM

Extremely realistic, and honestly useful for us teachers!!!!

NancyEvans@ATS-LU's curator insight, October 7, 2015 2:49 PM

This insightful student says a lot about facilitating a blended class.

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The Six Ingredients That Make eLearning Courses Relevant

The Six Ingredients That Make eLearning Courses Relevant | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
If you want to create engaging eLearning courses you should start considering one main factor: relevance. This means creating compelling courses that speak directly to your audience.

 

In eLearning, creating relevant and meaningful experiences for your target audience has always been the best way to capture learners. On the contrary, if your learners have no interest in your course, the information you have sent will convey very little value and success...


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