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Contents contributed and discussions participated by Karen Veldhuizen

Karen Veldhuizen

An American Exchange Experience - 0 views

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    This a a blog I created for the short-term exchange students at Coe College. It includes a search engine that my Business English students will use to help them prepare a short presentation about doing business across cultures. Nearly all of the students are Japanese, and there is one student from Taiwan, thus the websites I included are specifically for them.
Karen Veldhuizen

People Learn Best from Virtual Tutors - 6 views

  • Her study, which is forthcoming in the journal Computers in Human Behavior, involved 257 people who encountered different kinds of helpers. They reported being more engaged by online helpers that resembled them—in race and gender—than by ones that did not.
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    Review of a research study about to come out which states that students learn best from virtual tutors that resemble themselves (in terms of race and gender). Interesting stuff!
Karen Veldhuizen

Why Formative Assessments Matter | Edutopia - 1 views

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    An excellent an thought provoking Blog entry with comments about the importance of formative assessment and how e-learning can make it happen.
Karen Veldhuizen

Collaborize Classroom - Online Education Technology for Teachers and Students - 2 views

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    Designed to complement classroom instruction and engage students in online activities, assignments, and discussions.
Karen Veldhuizen

StoryJumper: publish your own children's book. - 0 views

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    Another tool to help students create a book. You can use scenes and props that are provided or upload your own pics. Then add your own text.
Karen Veldhuizen

TILT - Teachers Improving Learning with Technology - 1 views

  • ate a Classroom Magazine with
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    "TILT - Create a Classroom Magazine with PowerPoint "
Karen Veldhuizen

Empressr - An Opinion Essay - 4 views

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    Create visual tutorials that students can view as they complete writing assignments.
Karen Veldhuizen

Open Learning - OpenLearn - Open University - 2 views

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    Has a wealth of free learning tools including online textbooks, and online resources in a variety of subjects. You can download "browsealoud" for an audio of the written material.
Karen Veldhuizen

Starting My Business - 0 views

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    An interactive web-site for mapping how to start a business
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