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Felipe de Jesus Garciasantana

Moving Outside the LMS: Matching Web 2.0 Tools to Instructional Purpose | - 0 views

    Abstract What considerations support the decision to either augment or replace an institution's existing learning management system (LMS) with a cloud-based, Web 2.0 technology tool to support students' learning? The use of instructional technologies should be evaluated against a backdrop of pedagogical objectives, and students' selection of tools to support their learning can result in a more collaborative, constructive, and authentic learning experience

Twitter Hashtags: Complete Guide to Discovery and Power - 1 views

  • Twitter hashtags can connect you to people and conversations all over the world … 
  • The Hashtag: A Door to Discovery on Twitter
  • The hashtag has a metadata value. This means that all the content and conversations using hashtags can be discovered, mined and organized through search.
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  • Frequently Asked Questions about Hashtags
  • How do I create a hashtag?
  • Who owns a hashtag?
  • How do I find hashtags?
  • How far back does Twitter search go?
  •  Can you use more than one hashtag in a Tweet?
  • A Hashtag is Power: 21 Ways to Use a Hashtag

Using Your Blog to Help Launch a New Career - 0 views

  • It seems like everyone has a blog these days
  • just about
  • as many abandoned
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  • there are some things you need to do first before you post that first article,
  • WHAT do you want your blog to be about?
  • Technology?
  • WHY are you writing a blog?
  • To share your expertise?
  • To help others?
  • here's what you need to do next.
  • there's someone already writing
  • Do your homework.
  • about it
  • A serious blogger has their own website and full control of what is posted
  • Do whatever you can to customize the standard WordPress themes.
  • Did you snore through high school English? Good bloggers write well;
  • Post consistently.
  • This might mean once a week, several times a week or even daily
  • Those other bloggers you've been interacting with? Invite them to guest post on your blog.
  • be a guest poster
  • Promote, promote, promote!
  • In a land of 100 million blogs, you need to do a little shouting from the rooftops to get heard
  • If you treat blogging as a serious method of communication, you'll soon start to see the reward in terms of increased readers and worthwhile comments coming in.

No More Walls: Why Virtual Learning Is So Appealing - 0 views

  • Thirty percent of high school students and 19 percent of middle schoolers took at least one online class in 2010, according to a 2011 report sponsored by the national nonprofit group Project Tomorrow
  • Scheduling flexibility, control over their own learning and the ability to work at their own pace were the top benefits cited by students who had taken virtual courses.

Educator's Voice: Increasing Student Retention in Online Courses - 0 views

  • Increasing student retention in online courses involves a combination of strategies that can be deployed at both the institutional and the course levels.

Nine steps to quality online learning: introduction - 0 views

  • Decide how you want to teach online Decide what kind of online course you and your students need Work in a team Build on existing resources Master the technology Set appropriate learning goals for online learning Create a strong online course structure/schedule Communicate, communicate, communicate Innovate and evaluate.

5 Ways a Personal Blog Can Boost Your Career - 1 views

  • Building a blog is one of the best tools for getting started and advancing in your career field.
  • 1. Personal Branding
  • 2. Get Found Online
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  • 5. Demonstration of Skill
  • 3. Knowledge Advancement
  • 4. Relationship Building
  • you must start one today
  • If you don't have a personal blog yet
  • By producing great content on your blog, you will establish an online presence that will strengthen your personal brand.

The importance of reflecting for, in, and on learning - 0 views

  • everyone in every discipline should be reflective practitioners in order to continually improve in whatever job they do.
  • the technology is not the key player in encouraging reflection, meta-cognition or deep learning.
  • It's probably the least important.
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  • taking the time to think about where we are, what we're doing, and how things could be different (better?) is critical to enhance learning and contribute to the creation of new knowledge
  • In a world of constant flux learning has as much to do with creating the new as learning the old and hence the tacit starts to take on increasing importance
  • How often do you take time out to reflect on the day's activities? Sometimes I find I haven't had time to think back about anything until the moment my head hits the pillow.

Critical Friends: A Novel Approach to Improving Peer and Instructor Feedback - 0 views

  • the skill of giving peer feedback requires instructor scaffolding and cultivation
  • Giving critical feedback that is personal, relevant, and challenging — both on a student level and instructor level — has a positive impact on learning outcomes.
  • Modeling effective feedback provides good examples for our students to observe and enhances their own peer feedback skills.
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