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Mark Morton

How Professors Really Feel About Digital Technology [#Study] | EdTech Magazine - 1 views

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    As a follow-up to their study on how professors view online learning, Inside Higher Ed partnered with Babson Survey Research Group to explore how college professors and administrators interact with technology. The survey, summarized in Digital Faculty: Professors, Teaching and technology, posed questions about digital learning content, e-books, social media, communication, learning management software and a variety of other technology-related issues. Here are a few key points from this excellent report.
Mark Morton

Learning Technologies: Top Tweets - 3 views

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    Tweets from the 20 most influential people working in the field of learning technologies.
Mark Morton

Office of Information Technology - OIT - 0 views

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    Blog from the Office for Information Technology at U of Colorado
Mark Morton

NMC Horizon Project | The New Media Consortium - 0 views

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    Emerging educational technologies to watch for the next year.
Mark Morton

Discovery Education: Tech Tips Blog - 0 views

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    New Educational Technologies, including apps
Jane Holbrook

NCAT - Project Descriptions Sorted by Model - 0 views

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    Models for course redesigns of large-enrollment, introductory courses using technology to achieve cost savings as well as quality enhancements.
Mark Morton

Digital Stories of Deep Learning - 0 views

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    This is one of my favourite intros to the potential of ePortfolios from back in the ancient day (2004).
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    This paper will discuss the concepts of "Electronic Portfolios as Digital Stories of Deep Learning" and "Digital Storytelling as Reflective Portfolio" by linking two dynamic processes to promote deep learning: Portfolio Development and Digital Storytelling. A major challenge today with electronic portfolios is to maintain learner intrinisic motivation to willingly engage in the portfolio process. The use of multimedia tools is one strategy that involves and engages learners; another technology that is engaging young people today is the web log or "blogs" and "wikis." But first, lets look at the issues that are turning learners off about the current approach to electronic portfolios, at least in Teacher Education.
Mark Morton

The Catalytic Mentor - Faculty - The Chronicle of Higher Education - 0 views

  • = Premium Content Log In | Create a Free Account | Subscribe Now Wednesday, November 25, 2009 Subscribe Today! Home News Opinion & Ideas Facts & Figures Topics Jobs Advice Forums $('#navbarbtnForums').attr("href", "/forums/"); Events Faculty Administration Technology Community Colleges International Special Reports People The Ticker Current Issue Faculty Home News Faculty function check() { if (document.getElementById("searchInput").value == '' ) { alert('Please enter search terms'); return false; } else return true; } $().ready(function() { $('#email-popup').jqm({trigger: 'a.show-email', modal: 'true'}); $('#share-popup').jqm({trigger: 'a.show-share', modal: 'true'}); }); E-mail function printPage() { window.print(); } $(document).ready(function(){ $('.print-btn').click(printPage); }); Print Share August 1, 2003 The Catalytic Mentor By PIPER FOGG An award-winning chemist at Rutgers U. takes students under her wingHere on the main campus of Rutgers University, Martha Greenblatt often passes buildings that were once part of Camp Kilmer, a military base that received European refugees in the 1950s. An internationally known chemist, the Rutgers professor remembers the camp from her days as a teenager from Hungary, alone and unsure of what lay ahead. Now her lab is filled with smart young graduate students from China, Russia, Turkey, and the United States. Over the years, she has had 27 graduate students and 25 postdoctoral students in her lab. Because of her own personal and professional experiences, she understands what they are going through, and she goes out of her way to guide them. That means pushing them in their research, encouraging them to make outside contacts, even coaching some in English, all to develop in them the skills to become independent thinkers and successful scientists. In the spring, Ms. Greenblatt, 62, received the Francis P. Garvan-John M. Olin Medal, given annually in recognition of significant achievements by a female chemist in America. The American Chemical Society honored her as "a leading solid-state chemist and scholar, teacher, science advocate, and outstanding role model." The award is particularly satisfying to her because it celebrates her serving as a mentor to young scientists. In addition, the university has made her a Board of Governors professor, the highest rank a Rutgers faculty member can hold. In any field, a great mentor can make a big difference. But, in the sciences, such a figure can mean the difference between a lackluster dissertation and a mediocre job offer, on the one hand, and a publication that is a catalys
  • In any field, a great mentor can make a big difference. But, in the sciences, such a figure can mean the difference between a lackluster dissertation and a mediocre job offer, on the one hand, and a publication that is a catalyst for a promising career in academe or industry, on the other. An effective mentor acts as an advocate, a role model, and a guide to academic and professional development.
Mark Morton

Students are using Facebook as an educational tool - 0 views

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    From the Chronicle of Higher Education: "College students are taking social media to a new level, using Web sites like Facebook to communicate with other students about their coursework, according to results of a new survey on student technology use."...more
Mark Morton

ACCESSIBILITY FOR ONTARIANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: Accessible Instruction For Educators - 0 views

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    This module has been developed by the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in response to the Ontario Government's requirement for educators under Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The goal of the AODA is to have a fully accessible Ontario by 2025. This module is open for public access and participation is not tracked. If you wish to use the module or link to it, you have permission from UOIT as long as UOIT receives appropriate credit. Accessibility is important and we welcome the opportunity to share this information with others.
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.
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