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Social Media in Higher Education: A Literature Review and Research Directions | E-Learning-Inclusivo (Mashup)

Social Media in Higher Education: A Literature Review and Research Directions | E-Learning-Inclusivo (Mashup) | Teaching Large College Courses | Scoop.it
Social media [technology] has become a growing phenomenon with many and varied definitions in public and academic use.
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Ladders, pyramids and student engagement

Ladders, pyramids and student engagement | Teaching Large College Courses | Scoop.it
visuals from sociology and marketing relate to learning

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Active learning and engagement - visual model to understand the concepts and their relationship(s)

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Don’t Lecture Me: Rethinking How College Students Learn | MindShift

Don’t Lecture Me: Rethinking How College Students Learn | MindShift | Teaching Large College Courses | Scoop.it

At the star-studded Harvard Initiative on Learning and Teaching (HILT) event earlier this month, where professors gathered to discuss innovative strategies for learning and teaching, Harvard’s  professor Eric Mazur gave a talk on the benefits of practicing peer instruction in class, rather than the traditional lecture. The idea is getting traction. Here’s more about the practice.


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giovanni nulli's curator insight, February 7, 2013 10:10 AM

A bit long article, but really interesting, because it starts from practice of teaching and real examples. 

Really good article.

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Teaching Students the ABCs of Resilience

Teaching Students the ABCs of Resilience | Teaching Large College Courses | Scoop.it
From natural disasters to economic meltdowns, from wars abroad to tragic shootings close to home, this year brought to light the increasing complexity of the world in which we raise kids. Our natural
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"In fact, according to decades of research, the biggest influence on resilience is something within our control. The biggest influence is our cognitive style -- the way we think."

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Social Media in Higher Education: A Literature Review and Research Directions | E-Learning-Inclusivo (Mashup)

Social Media in Higher Education: A Literature Review and Research Directions | E-Learning-Inclusivo (Mashup) | Teaching Large College Courses | Scoop.it
Social media [technology] has become a growing phenomenon with many and varied definitions in public and academic use.
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7 Global Education Trends To Know About - Edudemic

Global education trends are constantly evolving to cater to modern needs, new research findings and society.
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Teaching Large Classes - G*STEP - Guides at University of North Texas

List of and links to articles for the Graduate Student Teaching Excellence Program...
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A Survival Handbook for Teaching Large Classes | Center for Teaching & Learning | UNC Charlotte

There is no one way to teach a large class. We have to take into account our teaching style, the characteristics of our students, and the goals and objectives of our course. This handbook is a cafeteria of ideas of how faculty members all over the country have tried to solve many of the problems related to teaching large classes. Decide which one or ones are most likely to work for you, and try them.

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Using Facebook to build community in large college classes (essay) | Inside Higher Ed

Using Facebook to build community in large college classes (essay) | Inside Higher Ed | Teaching Large College Courses | Scoop.it

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How One Instructor Teaches 2,670 Students - The Digital Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

How One Instructor Teaches 2,670 Students - The Digital Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Teaching Large College Courses | Scoop.it
John Boyer of Virginia Tech employs a host of technologies in a world-events class that attracts students in droves—and they're learning.
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Face your fears.  MOOCs are interesting, but we all still have thousands of students on campus that need a bunch of courses.  Until that demand goes away, we have to play in these kinds of waters.

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A Quick Guide To The History Of MOOCs - Edudemic

A Quick Guide To The History Of MOOCs - Edudemic | Teaching Large College Courses | Scoop.it
So what is a MOOC? What's the history of MOOCs? How are they growing? What are some significant events in the world of MOOCs? This infographic spells it all out.

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Change the Subject: Making the Case for Project-Based Learning

Change the Subject: Making the Case for Project-Based Learning | Teaching Large College Courses | Scoop.it
What should students learn in the 21st century? At first glance, this question divides into two: what should students know, and what should they be able to do? But there's more at issue than knowledg
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Born in the bottom without higher education: 45% chance of remaining there

Born in the bottom without higher education: 45% chance of remaining there | Teaching Large College Courses | Scoop.it
As the semester draws to a close at schools and universities across the country and college applications are submitted, the Treasury Department has released a report that should be food for thought...
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Teaching Large Classes - Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence

Teaching Large Classes - Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence | Teaching Large College Courses | Scoop.it

Actively engaging students in these classes is not easy but there are a few strategies that will allow you to break up your lecture, assess your student's understanding, and engage them in learning. The resources below are just a few of the techniques that have been used by other faculty teaching large classes.

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Large Lecture Classes | Center for Teaching and Learning

Large Lecture Classes | Center for Teaching and Learning | Teaching Large College Courses | Scoop.it

Ten things you can do to make your large lecture course more manageable and effective with reduced resources.

 

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The Century Club: Resources for Effective Teaching in Large Enrollment Courses | Center for Learning Enhancement, Assessment, and Redesign

There is nothing inherently wrong with a large course, however the challenges all instructors face in their regular size classrooms or online environments seems to be multiplied (literally and metaphorically) when larger numbers of students are involved.

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Educators hear advice on how to teach large courses | Inside Higher Ed

Educators hear advice on how to teach large courses | Inside Higher Ed | Teaching Large College Courses | Scoop.it
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