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Building Learning Objects with Storyline 2 #eteachertool

When building learning objects, one must consider motivation, practice, and feedback. Now, motivating students to study subject complements, direct objects, and indirect objects is difficult. Too often learning objects are merely drills of sentences. To avoid this, I drew on … Continue reading

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100th Post: Looking at the Internet in Education

How does one answer, “Is the Internet good or bad for education?” I teach online, and I am completing my Master’s in an online program. Most days, I work from the comfort of my own home. Plus, I can work … Continue reading

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Building a Better DB Post with Surveys #eteachertool

Google’s Forms opened my eyes to a new way of getting input from my students. Five years later, I still use various online survey generators (Excel Online or ones in my LMS) to ask students communication questions (“When is the … Continue reading

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Talking Discussion Boards @GAVirtual

  Since it’s been a couple weeks since my last post, there’s too much to recap in one post, so I’ll address discussion board developments now, then synchronous sessions, and collaboration in future posts. What’s kept me away is that … Continue reading

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Create 1.1.1 – (Teaching) Time Management #eteachertool

Create 1.1.1 – Time Management Quest A year ago, I posted about time management and suggested five tips. I asserted, “Perhaps one should feel a little-overwhelmed since any course should have much to offer its students, and students should realize … Continue reading

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Symbaloo and Telling Stories (EdCamp Cobb 3.14.15)

On Pi Day, I attended my first EdCampCobb at Sky View Professional Center in Mableton, GA. There were fewer people at edCamp Cobb than at edCampAtlanta, but the smaller size didn’t impact the variety or quality of the sessions. After … Continue reading

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GAVS – Sharing Your Learning Objects

Create 4.1.3 – Aggregating Lesson Material The last few posts discussed how using Web 2.0 tools and learning objects can increase student engagement and help differentiate instruction. Although these tools are easy to find and use, they are only helpful … Continue reading

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GAVS – Learning Objects Examples

Create 4.1.2 – Principles of Building Portable Learning Objects As I’ve been blogging along with Georgia Virtual Learning in the Create topic, I’ve been developing a unit that would culminate in a radio story or podcast. Half of the unit … Continue reading

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GAVS – Learning Objects Intro

Create 4.1.1 – Define and Explain Learning Object Authoring Tools In addition to web tools, such as Prezi, GoAnimate, and Quizlet, virtual teachers can use learning objects to deliver content, to provide practice opportunities, and to assess students. Learning objects … Continue reading

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GAVS – Finding OER and CC Resources

In my “Open Educational Resources and Creative Commons” post, I discussed the importance of using Open Educational Resources and materials protected by Creative Commons. Below are just three examples of resources that I might use in a course. Image: http://livemag.co.za/wp-content/themes/livemag2014/timthumb.php?src=http://livemag.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/we-are-citizen-journalism.jpg&w=830&h=530Continue reading

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