Posts Tagged “Learning”

Weiman article (Part 3) Engagement, Test results and Attendence

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Weiman article (Part 3) Engagement, Test results and Attendence

A look at the Weiman Study (continued).  This is one anonymous comment on the Chronicle page on this article: “I have tried most of the teaching methods out there in the course of over 20 years of teaching. Many “experimental” methods are effective, but they ALL result in less material being covered. Moral of the…

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China

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I’ve had a quiet day today part way through a visit to Chuxiong Normal University.  Two sessions so far: Thursday (Information Science Majors) and Friday (Physics Majors) The aim: exposure to a few strategies to support active learning practice in English have fun All these students will be teachers sometime.  The hope: just to see…

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Too much on the go

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The initial rush is just about to die down here, with the start to courses here at Canterbury.  here are just to many things backed up. The Australasian Horizon Report The Horizon report was interesting. The report is based around six types of emerging technology/applications that these guys (a panel of 45 on the advisory…

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Facilitatior or Teacher?? (Part One)

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The debate still unresolved. Probably won’t ever be. From Leigh: As I teach and facilitate various online courses this year, a lot of the theories and concepts I subscribe to are getting some hard testing. The biggest challenge I am finding is the expectation for a teacher or instructor while everyone talks about a facilitator….

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Catching up with the crowd: Networks & Communities

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I even took part in the event last year ::FLNW:: but I had not really taken part in the Network vs Community vs Group conversations. Didn’t feel the need. Didn’t see the point. I think I will need to face this soon however. SO: Marshalling some references. Social Networks vs Online Communities. David Coleman Often…

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Online workshop with George Siemens . . . Starts today

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For me, (in Christchurch) this starts today in 30 minutes. For details about the workshop, check out scope.lidc.sfu.ca/ Sylvia, our SCOPE host, says: This seminar is scheduled for January 10 – 30, and we may decide organize additional Elluminate sessions during that time. In keeping with the tradition at SCoPE, newcomers, latecomers, lurkers, and passersby…

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Learning Journals = vaults of good stuff

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Learning Journals = vaults of good stuff

I’ve gone a little cold on Learning Journals. At least the personal, compulsory ones that are part of a formal taught course. Now I think: make them public, give them another name, add a few more tools, generate some new habits (for tutors and participants). Several comments: 1. Good stuff is wasted inside the locked…

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Power Learning 2.0

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Just re-discovered Jamie McKenzie’s website, From Now On. He has a very important messages for a lot of High School level teachers. Here is a link to one of his latest workshops: Power Learning 2.0: Beyond Interpretation to Synthesis

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