Investing in Higher Education Innovation U.S. Department of Education (press release) (blog) Technology, powerful insights from brain science, and research on teaching and learning are creating vast new possibilities.
"The resources on this site focus on how UDL can be used to address learner variability in postsecondary education settings in order to help ensure that all students receive a high-quality learning experience and are able to succeed. For background information about the UDL framework, visit the National Center on Universal Design for Learning."
WPS Office Free is one of the best free iPad apps you can use to view, edit and create Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents. It is fully compatible with Microsoft Office, PDF and several other document formats. WPS Office also supports a number of file formats that include doc, docx, ppt, xls, xlsx, tif, rtf, pdf and zip.
Minecraft in the classroom, it is not a new idea anymore. A Google search will yield 661,000 hits on the topic. There are even videos promoting the use of Minecraft in the classroom along with the research that supports it. “Gamification,” “Minecraft,” “coding”—it can all sound a bit daunting and unfamiliar. It is a long way from the readers and “new math” that was used when I went to school. Minecraft is an environment that allows the student to creatively express what they have discovered and apply it in semi-real world setting. Should this tool be used in schools? My short answer is, “yes.” My long answer is, “Yes!” Is there a learning curve for a 55 year old librarian? Oh my word, yes. Is it worth it? Most definitely. So how does someone who is unfamiliar with most of these new programs start using them?
The Human Face of Big Data is a wonderful iPad eBook that provides some amazing interactive posters, infographics, essays and photographs that ‘explore the world of big data and captures how it is helping address the biggest challenges facing our species.’ This short eBook is free today and only for a limited period of time (its regular price is $2,99).
Evaluating Online Teaching is not so much a how-to guide as it as a roadmap, guiding the reader through the complexities of creating or overhauling a faculty evaluation process. The book places heavy emphasis on contextual factors and is filled with real-world examples. Evaluating Online Teaching is a must-read for distance learning administrators tasked with faculty evaluations.
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