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Cynthia Delcourt

Next Generation Online Learning | Higher Ed Beta @insidehighered - 1 views

  •   MOOC providers like edX and Coursera are not merely distribution channels; in the best cases, these platforms empower faculty to experiment and innovate. 
  • A learner focus, an emphasis on interactivity, scalability, and a quest to reduce costs while maintaining quality.
  • n this form of online learning, instructional software largely replaces an instructor, and generates real-time data based on a continuous assessment of a student’s understanding.
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  • An exciting and innovative social approach involves challenge learning.
  • Under this approach, an instructor is an instructional designer, a coach, and a mentor; the students themselves undertake the learning journey independently.
  • MOOCs have provoked widespread discussion of teaching, learning, and the role that online, technologically-enhanced education can play in the student experience.
  • outsource course development to third parties
  • it frees professors from a set number of texts or course packs, and allow them instead to use “best in breed” resources and create what works best for them and their students.
  • pen educational resource repositories that allow a teacher to assemble a course out of a variety of publicly available teaching tools and learning resources.
  • It goes beyond instruction or tutelage to give students opportunities to think like a practitioner, to undertake authentic projects rooted in a particular field of study, and to cultivate a professional identity
  • It requires an instructor to reimagine the classroom as a community of practice.
  • It entails having students participate actively in the process of meaning making: of constructing, critiquing, and applying knowledge.  I
  • Teams seek to crack these problems, through brainstorming, collaborative research, and dialogue.
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    Next generation goals for teaching and learning
Cynthia Delcourt

Rule 2 -- The Core Rules of Netiquette -- Excerpted from Netiquette by Virginia Shea --... - 2 views

  • consult the code you follow in real life
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      Treat others as you would want to be treated.
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ThinkFree Online - 4 views

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    1 GB storage space, create, upload, download Word, Excel and PPt compatible documents.
Cynthia Delcourt

Inside Teaching - Collections - 0 views

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    Teaching examples in action: "At the heart of Inside Teaching is the challenge to capture the wisdom of practice. Here K-12 teachers and teacher educators document their practice, reflect on their teaching and build on each other's work. On their multimedia records of teaching practice, you can find videos of teaching, examples of lesson plans, practitioner reflections and narratives, images of student work, and many other documents of teaching and learning. " (website) CDelcourt
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Examples - 2 views

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    Another great webquest resource for all levels from QuestGarden. Search by curriculum and grade level matrix. CDelcourt
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Best WebQuests . com - 5 views

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    Interesting webquest resource for all levels.
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Online Diagram & Flowchart Software, Collaboration Tool - 1 views

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    Free account, 5 MB, 1 user. User friendly with various chart templates.
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ShowMeWhatsWrong.com - 3 views

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    A very easy method of capturing your desktop. There is five minute limit. You receive a URL which can be emailed or posted. There is a caveat on the website: (Note: Generated URL is intended for personal use to help your technically challenged friends and family. Not for commercial use.)
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Classroom 2.0 - 11 views

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    Connect with colleagues and learn about web2.0 and the 21st century classroom. Join this free, community supported network to discuss, teach and learn through common experiences.
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Questioning Toolkit - 14 views

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    from The Educational Technology Journal
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Bill Moyers Online - 0 views

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    PBS and specifically Bill Moyers are rich and meaningful resources for any classroom.
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Creative Commons - 4 views

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    "Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that increases sharing and improves collaboration. "
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Useful Handcrafted Videos | Common Craft - 2 views

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    Quick, easy to understand tutorials.
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Scanning the world for open access (free to read) around the world - 0 views

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    "As a signatory to the Budapest Open Access Initiative, the Observatory is dedicated to the promotion and dissemination of open access ("free to read") scholarship in education"
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Camtasia Studio by TechSmith - 0 views

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    This is a great, easy to use, screen recorder and editor. You can publish your movie in many different formats through a very user friendly wizard.
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Web 2.0 Teaching Tools - 0 views

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    "This site lists Web 2.0 websites and webtools have potential for use college and university teaching"
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