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Flipping Over Teaching and Learning with Technology

Visual Lounge

While the technology itself isn’t new, the discussion about how these technologies can improve teaching and learning has taken on a new urgency. Starting with nothing but screen capture software and a YouTube account, Salman Khan’s goal of helping his cousins with mathematics grew into an internationally recognized non-profit that focuses on the flipped classroom model of instruction.

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Odessa College Builds Student Success with TechSmith Relay

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Incorporating blended learning technology throughout an entire college campus can be difficult if you don’t have the right tools, resources, and buy-in to help along the way. One college in Texas sought out a lecture capture solution that not only recorded class lessons, but also gave faculty the ability to create an engaging, blended learning environment. Can’t see the video?

The black hole of adult education

E-Learning Provocateur

For a fledgling language student like myself there is no more difficult way of learning space systems than by lectures delivered entirely in Russian … I learned very little during the 4:00PM to 6:00PM lecture time-slot, other than how to appear attentive while daydreaming. • Formal vs informal learning. • Learning styles. Less time, less money.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

He is one of the pioneers of online and distance learning, and currently serves as the editor of the influential online open access journal International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning ( IRRODL ). We are delighted that Terry will be delivering a keynote speech at this year''s European Distance and E-Learning Network ( EDEN ) Conference in Zagreb in June.

Next Generation Learners

In the Middle of the Curve

Patty – BlackBoard. Classroom management from instructor AND student perspective. Emily – BlackBoard. Impossible to lose stuff. + Can look for continuing classroom discussion. Alex – WebCafe (like BlackBoard) + Can see all classes available at school. What is your personal learning style? Love PowerPoint in classroom. Loves doing stuff ahead of time + BlackBoard helpful + When instructors would put interactive technologies into coursework. Patty – Have to be careful when an instructor using BlackBoard getting stuck on 1 item.

TCC08 Keynote: Why Do We Need A Second Life?

Experiencing eLearning

Game-based learning. Time–she calls it “wonderful time&# but there is a learning curve. Many classroom limitations gone–size, space. Address more learning styles. Schools are not the only places to go for learning. Active, student-centered learning. It’s cheaper than Blackboard. Just like when online learning started, you share the quality examples. Presenter: Dr. Barbara P. McLain, Professor, Music Education and Secondary Instrumental, University of Hawai’i at Manoa. Visions for change. 3D TV. Trends.

#ASTD09 Web-Based Instruction - Design and Technical Issues

In the Middle of the Curve

Styles. Blended learning more effective than classroom for teaching declarative and procedural knowledge. Repetition in blended. - Get more learning styles - Time between the different types for training for processing - Variety in presentation Do instructional methods or delivery media have a larger effect on learning outcomes? Instructional methods rather than delivery media predict learning outcomes. What characteristics of most effective Web-Based courses - Trainees control / customize learning experience. Of various quality. Types.

#IeL09 Successful Implementation of Online Collaboration

In the Middle of the Curve

Presentation: A Look at Successful Implementation of Online Collaboration Presenters: Pat Daron, Bob Loser, Cindy Miller, Kim Monti, Rebecca Wright (NVCC - Extended Learning Institute) Goal: To make anatomy and physiology courses more interactive ELI organizational development needs - increase student interaction - Engage students in deeper learning - Virginia Tech - ALHRD (Adult Learning / Human Resource Development) program outreach Va Tech created course - facilitating learning in an adult online environment - Students from NVCC faculty and staff and Va Tech - Graduate level - Everyone wins.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Value of Instructional Designers

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Reuben on the downside of rapid e-Learning tools: The emergence of "easy-to-use" authoring tools, however, has tempted us to believe that the instructional designer can do it all! Posted by Cammy Bean at 3:15 PM Labels: instructional design , rapid e-learning 44comments: Tony Karrer said.

Islam, Higher Education & The Virtual Campus!


Not only what has been learned, but more importantly what has been shared. Overall, these two events where enriching and enlightening (in their own ways), and now I will share some insights (lessons learned) and explore how we could face some of the challenges ahead. suppose I am dreamer, but why not? I am still learning! Build Learning Networks! GLOBAL WARMING! wish :).

LearnTrends - Google Wave - DevLearn - Best of eLearning Learning

eLearning Learning Posts

Best of eLearning Learning. Online Learning Technologies–Past, Present, and Future. Why The Death Of The Newspaper Industry Should Scare The Hell Out Of The Learning Industry. Social Media: Trends and Implications for Learning. Learning Putty , November 20, 2009. Top 50 Mobile Learning Resources - Upside Learning Blog , November 2, 2009. Alternatives to PowerPoint in the classroom - Dont Waste Your Time , November 11, 2009. Learning Conversations , November 13, 2009. eLearning report: Review of Learning 2.0 Really.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning

Learning Visions

Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. When I see a need for a text heavy pages, I eliminate audio so as not to "depress learning." I avoided narrating onscreen text. When I was at Utah State, two others and I designed and developed Syllabase, an online course management system much like BlackBoard or WebCT (at the time).