Challenges in Online Teaching

Online teaching has been a challenge. This module has been very helpful. I can implement this right away. Did not realize that timely constructive feedback means so much to the students. Also learned... >>>

Diversity in the Online Classroom

Today's classroom is very different from the classroom I participated in, and yet, there are certain aspects that have not changed, but are easier to identify and address. As instructors, we desire to... >>>

La importancia de las redes sociales

Me encanta validar el valor educativo de las redes sociales y cómo pueden influenciar para bien o para mal. Por eso soy muy cuidadosa con las noticias falsas y trato de la medida en que se... >>>

Working online

Working online is challenging and very... >>>

Students are not as rational as adults are?

Students often have not learned to do more than live from the heart, while adults have concentrated their efforts on more cerebral approaches. This means a group of diverse people can bridge the gap... >>>

Culture of Abbreviation

The ethos associated with the culture of abbeviation, which most of the on-line community exercises, undermines the value of commuunicatioing insightfully 
through sustained explanation and... >>>

Chunk

The word "chunk" (doesn't quite work does it) should be replaced with ASSIMILATE or... >>>

Having access to information through a multitude of devices allows information to be disseminated quickly to a large audience.

What if this information is packed with misinformation, disinformation, distortions and lies?
We need a counter technology to combat this. What might this look... >>>

Pulse of Society

 
This is a contestable claim. What is meant by the pulse of society?
Do you mean the latest information about the Kardashians? It seems questionable that microblogging
accomplishes the kind... >>>

Plan for discomfort when traditional roles and structures of classroom authority are disrupted

Plan for discomfort when traditional roles and structures of classroom authority are disrupted
What does this mean?... >>>

Twitter Accounts

Yes, but there is also the danger of encountering nonsense (which many people are attracted to) and offensive material very easily.
One has to be careful that there use of Twitter is not another... >>>

Technology a MUST!

Technology is here to stay and ongoing.  I learned that it is imparative that I must learn in order to succeed.  There is no more "I'm too old for this" or "I'm going to conduct my class the... >>>

My classroom

I am excited to import some of the knowledge that I have received through this training and use it with my online... >>>

Building a Wellness Module

Do you know the three aspects of a Wellness Module and how it effects you personnaly? Discussing your personal Wellness Module with your peers brings about personal accountabilty and progress.... >>>

Using small groups for learning

creating duos or three somes to tie together ideas from a lecture (10 min huddle) with 3 min to present to rest of group can often bring into play different uses of the... >>>

Teaching through an interpreter

I am constantly teaching through interpreters. They are a key asset in an environment where you do not speak the language and English proficiency is low. Ideally interpreters should have early access... >>>

Engaging Online Learners

In order to engage online learners, you will have to take what you do in the traditional classroom, and modify it for online instruction. Teaching is what we do, whenever, however and  wherever... >>>

Reflection

Make sure that all content is relevant and course... >>>

Retaining student engagement

There were a lot of components to digital communication I was not formally aware of, such as the ARCS stuff and the sequence response method.  I will probably incorporate a lot more dissecting to... >>>