Course Design and Online Group Collaboration — What’s the Connection?


Originally posted on Online Learning Insights:
Facilitating group work in an online course for instructors is often the most challenging aspect of teaching an online class. The amount of time invested by students and the instructor in the group process can be significant; unfortunately there’s often more time spent on logistics of the assignment than on meaningful learning. But there is a…

Eric Tremblay’s Active Learning in the Online Classroom


I’ve been doing some research on turning the carved in cold stone, virtual learning management space into a personal, living, breathing, interactive learning place and came across Eric’s post on active learning in the online classroom in his E-Learning Acupuncture blog.  This is an active, interesting blog that I’m posting in my Blogs I Follow […]

Three years of writing about education’s future


Originally posted on Bryan Alexander:
It’s hard to believe that, as of this month’s report, FTTE has run for three years. Three years ago I shared the first issue of Future Trends in Technology and Education.  Back then it was just called Future Trends, and was published as a membership benefit for the National Institute…

Is Your First Grader College Ready?


Is Your First Grader College Ready? By LAURA PAPPANO FEB. 4, 2015 Thought provoking video, Age 6 and Applying to College posted article. “What is college?  Get that thought into their heads.  Even though they’re 6 years old, they can think about that until they get to  high school and the process becomes real” This New […]

Is Your First Grader College Ready?


Is Your First Grader College Ready? By LAURA PAPPANO FEB. 4, 2015 Thought provoking video, Age 6 and Applying to College posted article. “What is college?  Get that thought into their heads.  Even though they’re 6 years old, they can think about that until they get to  high school and the process becomes real” This New […]

The Expert Learning Curve


70:20:10 and the Learning Curve What does it take to make you an expert? From Novice to Expert – Clark Quinn’s  Learnlet of the week posted in his Quinnovation blog maps the roles and relationships of the semantic learning process, mentoring and coaching, and experiential practices and reflection.    Quinn ” wanted to emphasize that the […]

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