Archive for October, 2012

  • How to Create Inclusive E-Learning

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    October 25th, 2012 1 Comment Trends

    “Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.”–Chinese Proverb When long school days are partnered with short attention spans, teaching in today’s educational climate can prove to be a bit challenging. Particularly when one considers that today’s student is of a different “culture” than those of former decades. Times are of a… Read More

  • Shimon Schocken On The First MOOC

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    October 25th, 2012 No Comments Trends

    Pronouncing this acronym may feel a bit awkward and “cow-like”, but Massive Open Online Courses (pronounced Moo CK’s) are a growing trend in the education technology world, proving they are anything but “awkward cows”. MOOC’s are online education courses developed and promoted freely on the Internet. An instructor writes a curriculum (slides, lecture notes, video,… Read More

  • Conducting Your Class Online: 10 Online Hangout Tools To Get Started

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    October 24th, 2012 7 Comments Trends

    As more classes go online, the demand for web conferencing and video chat software is on the rise. The following list is a compilation of 10 different solutions, ranging from full-service professional solutions to free open-source “tech-free” hangouts for the classroom. All of these options bring students closer together with integrated audio, video, and file… Read More