Tag Archives: TOOL

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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Narrating Privacy without Fear @educonphilly

This will be one of a few reflections on EduCon 2.8, a conference and conversation in Philadelphia January 29 to 31. For the first conversation Saturday, I listened to Fran Newberg, Jim Siegl, Jeff Graham, Bill Fitzgerald present Four Perspectives … Continue reading

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The Welcome Session – Communicate 4.3.1 #eteachertool

  The Communicate 4.3.1 quest asks participants to reflect on the importance of the synchronous session in building a community in an online class. At the close of last semester, I came up with a hypothesis about low attendance during synchronous … Continue reading

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Participate 1.1.2 – Types of OLCs #eteachertool

After sharing my own involvement with online learning communities and bookmarking, I delineated the different connotations and meanings between “online” and “digital.” But “community” and the different types of communities online demands its own post because of the many, many, … Continue reading

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Communicate 2.1.2 – Email #eteachertool

Communicate 2.1.2 – Communication Guidelines and Email Here’s some of what people are saying about email: The Pew Research Center 2015 report “Teens, Technology, and Friendships” states, “64% of all teens use email with friends; 6% do so daily.” This trend … Continue reading

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Communicate 4.1.2 – Rubric Redesign #eteachertool

 Communicate 4.1.2 – Rubrics Quest Rubrics make grading easier and fairer. They help teachers evaluate subjective criteria by providing a list of objectives. Most teachers by now are familiar with the grid rubric, which is a good way of showing … Continue reading

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Participate 1.1.2 – “Digital” vs. “Online” #eteachertool

The Joining a Digital Learning Community Quest: Join one of the DLCs from the list (or another of personal interest). Consider how citizens in an online environment find a reputable digital community that aligns with their particular interests and needs. … Continue reading

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Participate 1.1.2 – Social Bookmarking: You don’t need it #eteachertool

The Joining a Digital Learning Community Quest asks participants to pick a social bookmarking tool and go on a digital walkabout and find sites that are good examples of digital learning communities. The participant then tags and annotates these bookmarks. … Continue reading

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Participate 1.1.2 – Being a Digital Learning Community Wallflower #eteachertool

Participate 1.1.2 Joining a Digital Learning Community Quest After a year of teaching, I return to this quest with more knowledge about online learning, and I’m finding one cliché so very true: ignorance is bliss. Before, this quest seemed simple. … 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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