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Tricia Rodriguez

Blended Learning Research: The Seven Studies You Need to Know - Digital Education - Edu... - 103 views

    Education Week's new report "Blended Learning: Breaking Down the Barriers" features a story highlighting research on the effectiveness of such techniques.
Tricia Rodriguez

Education Week: Publishers Turn to Cloud Computing to Offer Digital Content - 47 views

  • struggling to strike a balance between print and digital curricula for students, textbook publishers are taking to the cloud to house new digital resources and curricula.
    • Tricia Rodriguez
      Just as with "hybrid education" schools must find a way to balance the types of resources we are providing our students. Funding is key here as well as the consideration of sustainability. 
  • cloud computing
  • dip their toes into
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  • lack of resources
  • nformation and power available from servers hosted by a separate, off-site entity
  • bandwidth and hardware support,
  • cloud-based textbook is stored on the Internet by servers not operated by school districts themselves
  • Web 2.0 forma
  • start discussions with each other about the content, complete interactive assessments and activities, and search Google or Wikipedia for further information.
    • Tricia Rodriguez
      Students are able to interact with the content and not act as passive consumers. This is key as the classroom struggles to catch up with the true status of society.
  • [Cinch]
    • Tricia Rodriguez
      In actuality, this publishers has provided a CMS embedded with their curriculum. This is probably where text-book providers will need to move to in order to stay competitive. 
  • upgraded its online bandwidth
Tricia Rodriguez

Donald Clark Plan B - 39 views

  • for 20% of the world to benefit from the internet, but 100% to benefit from the new technologies, including the Web, that are available.
    • Tricia Rodriguez
      Open the doors of the internet, keeping in mind that schools act as the "great equalizer" to those who do not have internet access at home. 
  • “I want all the technology companies, the Microsofts, the Apples, the Facebooks, the Googles to be involved in this project
    • Tricia Rodriguez
      The funding must come from the companies who create ed technology. Large companies must be on board. 
  • who can’t see past the ‘we need more teachers argument’. They’re right but teachers are not scalable.
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  • It took a politician to show the word’s educators how to communicate, teach, frame a problem, provide facts and detail, THEN a solution.
  • All children in school by 2015, with massive injection of funds by the private sector, public sector, religious institutions and not-for-profits, all given wings by technology, mobiles and the web. 
  • shouldn't we admit we got it wrong" and asks that we put it right
  • 'Let's march. Let's march for education and let's march for it together.”
    • Tricia Rodriguez
      Create a united front. 
  • Education is not an end in itself, it is a means to an end
  • call for action is realistic.
  • recession
  • single fund
Tricia Rodriguez

Modus rolls out 'green' modular learning environments - Manufacturing - The Southwest B... - 26 views

    • Tricia Rodriguez
      Interesting that a module classroom could be an individual classroom akin to a "portable" classroom.  Revolution the building of classrooms as well as the theory of what goes on within them.
Tricia Rodriguez

Modular Learning Ireland, Science & Technology Module University Subjects Ireland - 32 views

    • Tricia Rodriguez
      This is the future of education
  • flexible learning
  • Up-skilling/retraining
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  • professional development requirements
    • Tricia Rodriguez
      Student centered--> Meeting the student where they stand at this moment in time
Tricia Rodriguez

The Accelerated Modular Learning Project: The Evolution into Web-based Courses - 49 views

    • Tricia Rodriguez
      To consider about the students: Time, place and style of learning.
  • Information and knowledge
  • paradigm shift
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  • formal kind of learning
  • lifelong learning
  • job, learning from others, learning constantly, learning in any place, and at any time.
    • Tricia Rodriguez
      Types of learning: job, from others (group), mobile
  • how to reconfigure courses into modules
  • enhance the learning process
  • ncorporation of multimedia
  • other technologies
  • 1997-98 academic year
    • Tricia Rodriguez
      Is the goal to move up this chain or to have a wide variety of types?
  • online, multimedia presentations and interactive exercises with instructors and peers
  • synchronous and asynchronous learning,
    • Tricia Rodriguez
      This sound very similar to the CTER program at U of I.
  • attendance by students is not required
  • materials are being developed throughout the semester
  • online testing, various forms of assessment, and groupware discussions.
  • fail a module exam are required to retake the exam
  • two scores are averaged.
  • Students are able to learn at their own pace,
  • progress
  • take the lead
  • help others reinforce what they have learned.
  • enhancing/extending
  • learner-centered environment
  • pace to match individual learning needs and styles
  • Web-presence
  • support new learning environments
  • increasing on/off-campus access to the teaching-learning community
    • Tricia Rodriguez
      And here is where you can see that this was written in 1998 :)
Tricia Rodriguez

Social Media @ Work video - 2 views

    Could this work for Censorship project?
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