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Mark Morton

How Free Online Courses Are Changing the Traditional Liberal Arts Education »... - 3 views

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    "PBS Newshour: How Free Online Courses Are Changing the Traditional Liberal Arts Education"
Mark Morton

Best, Worst Learning Tips: Flash Cards Are Good, Highlighting Is Bad | TIME.com - 1 views

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    In a world as fast-changing and full of information as our own, every one of us - from schoolchildren to college students to working adults - needs to know how to learn well. Yet evidence suggests that most of us don't use the learning techniques that science has proved most effective. Worse, research finds that learning strategies we do commonly employ, like rereading and highlighting, are among the least effective.
Mark Morton

Blended Learning in Higher Education: Framework, Principles, and Guidelines: D. Randy G... - 1 views

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    This groundbreaking book offers a down-to-earth resource for the practical application of blended learning in higher education as well as a comprehensive examination of the topic. Well-grounded in research, Blended Learning in Higher Education clearly demonstrates how the blended learning approach embraces the traditional values of face-to-face teaching and integrates the best practices of online learning. This approach has proven to both enhance and expand the effectiveness and efficiency of teaching and learning in higher education across disciplines.
Mark Morton

The Classroom of 2030 | TVO Main - 0 views

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    The internet, individual tablets, smart screens: will digital technology realize the promise of customized, student-centred education? The first in The Agenda's Learning 2030 series, from the Communitech Hub in Kitchener, Ontario.
Mark Morton

The Scale of the Universe 2 - 0 views

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    Zoomable map of the universe
Mark Morton

ShowMe - The Online Learning Community - 0 views

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    This site is similar to the Khan Academy, except the video tutorials are made and contributed by a wide variety of individuals. As a result, the quality (and credibility) of some of the videos is questionable, but there are still some useful videos here. 
Mark Morton

JeopardyLabs - Online Jeopardy Template - 0 views

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    A tool for creating online "Jeopardy-like" games. 
Jane Holbrook

Merlot Elixr Project - 2 views

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    The MERLOT ELIXR Initiative offers a digital case story repository that hosts more than 70 discipline-specific multimedia stories. Digital stories for faculty development can provide real-life experiences of exemplary teaching strategies and the process of implementing them. These digital case stories can be used freely in faculty development programs and also accessed by individual instructors.
Jane Holbrook

Ranked List of Best Books on Post-secondary Teaching and Learning - 4 views

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    This list was complied through the POD listserv.
Jane Holbrook

The face of public science - 1 views

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    Every day, scientists, researchers and regulators working in government departments, agencies and laboratories contribute to the health, safety and prosperity of Canadians and their communities.
Jane Holbrook

Hybrid (blended) course design at the University of Wisconsin - 1 views

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    In "hybrid" classes, a significant amount of the course learning activity has been moved online, sometimes making it possible to reduce the amount of time spent in the classroom. The University of Wisconsin has a detailed website that outlines examples, best practices and questions to ask when designing a blended course
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