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5 Creative Uses Of PowerPoint Presentations You Haven’t Explored Yet

5 Creative Uses Of PowerPoint Presentations You Haven’t Explored Yet | Higher Education | Scoop.it

Death by PowerPoint is a popular term. It’s unfair that PowerPoint gets the stick as there are more than a few presentation tools around. As anyone who has taken the pains to make a memorable PowerPoint presentation will tell you – the secret of the steak is in the sizzle. The sizzle also comes and stops at creativity. If you have creativity by your side, you can use PowerPoint as your canvas.


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Progressive training's curator insight, October 26, 2013 3:34 PM

5 Creative Uses Of PowerPoint Presentations 

Karen Ford's curator insight, November 4, 2013 12:53 PM

I think "death by PowerPoint" is used so often because so many users have not "taken the pains to make a memorable..." presentation and the concept of creativity might not have even been considered. Not totally sure what the answer is, but I do believe that if more individuals could have their eyes opened to the potential that PowerPoint has, we might be able to get passed the "death" issue. That means we have to get the great ideas to the teachers and  their students... not just telling them, but perhaps showing them...

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PPT is here to stay. We should learn all of its features and be imaginative in how we use it.

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Linking outcomes assessment to grading could build faculty support (essay) | Inside Higher Ed

Linking outcomes assessment to grading could build faculty support (essay) | Inside Higher Ed | Higher Education | Scoop.it

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Hamline CTL's curator insight, January 3, 2013 8:59 AM

Very interesting perspective worth reading.

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5 Best Practices For Educators On Facebook

5 Best Practices For Educators On Facebook | Higher Education | Scoop.it
While it's been the bane of the school system for a long time, there are some real benefits to using Facebook in the classroom.
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Problems with grading rubrics for complex assignments | You're the ...

Problems with grading rubrics for complex assignments | You're the ... | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Here I'll give a summary of Sadler's book chapter entitled “Transforming Holistic Assessment and Grading into a Vehicle for Complex Learning” (in Assessment, Learning and Judgement in Higher Education, Ed.

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Educational Leadership:Feedback for Learning:Finessing Feedback

Educational Leadership:Feedback for Learning:Finessing Feedback | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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“Education is broken, somebody should do something” #altc2013 » FOLLOWERS OF THE APOCALYPSE

“Education is broken, somebody should do something” #altc2013 » FOLLOWERS OF THE APOCALYPSE | Higher Education | Scoop.it
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The future of learning and teaching in higher education

The future of learning and teaching in higher education | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Higher education is facing its biggest shakeup in 50 years. But will this improve the quality of teaching and the student experience, asks Janet Murray
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Flip This: Bloom’s Taxonomy Should Start with Creating

Flip This: Bloom’s Taxonomy Should Start with Creating | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Chris Davis, Powerful Learning Practice LLC By Shelley Wright I think the revised Bloom’s Taxonomy is wrong. I know this statement sounds heretica
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Constructing meaning...

Constructing meaning... | Higher Education | Scoop.it
I've been at an Understanding by Design workshop with Jay McTighe. Here are a few thoughts that appealed to me: The AMT frame. Acquire knowledge, Make meaning, Transfer to other contexts. Nothing n...
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Active-Learning Ideas for Large Classes: Simple to Complex | Faculty Focus

Active-Learning Ideas for Large Classes: Simple to Complex | Faculty Focus | Higher Education | Scoop.it
The article that proposes these active-learning strategies is written for faculty who teach large-enrollment biology courses. But large courses share many similarities, and strategies often work well with a variety of content.

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Why Flip? 5 Flipped Techniques Supported by Research

Why Flip?  5 Flipped Techniques Supported by Research | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Do you need to justify your decision to flip? Are you wondering if flipped strategies actually work? Do you need evidence for flipping and student learning? H
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Curriculum reform is a big issue in Ireland. Without assessment reform though, major change is unlikely. I wrote the article below for the Irish Examiner last week. What do you think?

Curriculum reform is a big issue in Ireland. Without assessment reform though, major change is unlikely. I wrote the article below for the Irish Examiner last week. What do you think? | Higher Education | Scoop.it
At the moment there is considerable debate about reform of the Junior Cycle, the teaching of Maths, the Leaving Certificate being fit for purpose, access to university via the points system, the need for more maths and science graduates, what it is...
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Instant Feedback: Principles of, and Techniques for, Formative Assessment

Instant Feedback: Principles of, and Techniques for, Formative Assessment | Higher Education | Scoop.it
The bowling analogy in my previous post is an illustration of the misunderstanding about the true purpose of formative assessments.
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Assessing our students’ classroom exposure to integrative learning | Delicious Ambiguity

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Using Facebook for teaching, learning and assessment

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I have just been asked by a colleague for examples of how teachers use Facebook for teaching and learning, as well as assessment in higher education. Using Facebook as a student. As a student I prefer it as a communication tool.


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Viewpoints discussion board

National Institute for Learning Outcome Assessment' This portal tracks the journey of higher education institutions as they respond to the challenge of learning assessment.

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Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, December 17, 2012 10:18 AM

Disrupting the status quo is long overdue. We should ask questions that create a safe conversational space for everyone to feel they can join in. This is not happening. Even those who are 'bringing in new technology' are doing it in ways which serve the current status quo and its power structure.

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Testing Myths « Competency Works

Testing Myths « Competency Works | Higher Education | Scoop.it
The word “test” has a negative connotation.  It conjures up images of students sitting in rows, number two pencils, and bubbles.  It feels like long…
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Do you teach the way you learn? - White - 2013 - Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education - Wiley Online Library

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Shelley wright - WikiWorldBook

Shelley wright - WikiWorldBook | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Shelley wright's public internet profile. View photos, social networks, personal websites, contact details, job and other information from the deep web.
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Two Big Ideas: Flipping and Doubling Bloom?

Two Big Ideas: Flipping and Doubling Bloom? | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Shelley Wright’s essay, Flipping Bloom’s Taxonomy is a must read, and a possible game changer.  She argues that if we want to embed Nth C (21C) skills in our curriculum we can and must start w...

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How Can Education Assessment be Improved?

How Can Education Assessment be Improved? | Higher Education | Scoop.it
Traditional assessment has been equated with written exams, concentrating on a small area of the curriculum, which must be taken individually, at a particular time and place.
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Flipping Bloom’s Taxonomy

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I think the revised Bloom’s Taxonomy is wrong. I agree that the taxonomy accurately classifies various types of cognitive thinking skills. It certainly identifies the different levels of complexity. But its organizing framework is dead wrong.
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10 Formative Assessment Strategies for Flipped Learning Environments

10 Formative Assessment Strategies for Flipped Learning Environments | Higher Education | Scoop.it
By design, flipped learning environments encourage continuous opportunities to assess student learning. When you’re walking around the classroom talking with st
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