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Nik Peachey

7 ways you can use technology to engage with students – Resources for English Lan... - 5 views

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    So, if restricting access to these devices isn't the answer, how do we address their presence in the classroom and use these devices to engage rather than disengage students' attention? Here are a few suggestions…
edutopia .org

Unlocking Learning Mastery | Edutopia - 8 views

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    Gamification is one response. By embedding diverse achievements into activities and assessments, learning progress can be refracted infinitely. These systems would be able to more flexibly respond to unique learner pathways and abilities, and would further serve as encouragement mechanics -- instead of one carrot stick, there are hundreds. And not just carrots, but every fruit and vegetable imaginable.
David Wetzel

10 Tips for Successful Online Research in Adult Education - 16 views

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    While reading the syllabus for a new course you discovered there is a research paper project. These types of projects often require the need to carry out online research to find sources. The online world is vast, often making such research a time consuming drain on valuable study time. So what do you do? The following top 10 tips for successful online research below will help make time dedicated for research more efficient.
David Wetzel

The Nontraditional Student Survival Guide to Continuing Education - 4 views

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    Strategies are provided for helping adults who are returning or thinking about going back to school succeed in their academic endeavor.
Ruth Howard

Learners as Educators « Viplav Baxi's Meanderings - 3 views

  • Suppose, through a process of soft peer reviews, I was able to improve on what I did. At the end, I could then submit the peer reviewed learning material (my shared PLE slice) to the community and let the community rate it. Suppose you wanted to learn about that particular area. You would go to the virtual learning place, search and find a large number of these shared PLEs with different community ratings. You could pick the one you like the most (i.e. find the most intelligible), import that slice into your own PLE (just like importing a SCORM based course into an LMS maybe, though I know people will dislike that analogy!) and maybe even rate it when you complete.
David Wetzel

How to Design a Personal Lifelong Learning Plan - 30 views

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    The habits of successful lifelong learners are correlated with learning contracts as a foundation for creating a continuing education action plan.
David Wetzel

How to do Well in an Online Class in Distance Education Courses - 13 views

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    Enrolling in a distance education course can raise many concerns, with how to do well in an online class being a leading cause of for this anxiety. Avoiding this apprehension requires a good understanding of the process of using the computers during online classes. This also leads to the need for preparation, planning, and developing an understanding one's ability to learn and study.
David Wetzel

12 Creative Ways to Use iPods and Mp3 Players in Adult Education - 11 views

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    Today there are new creative ways to use an iPod and similar Mp3 players to support learning in adult education programs. These handhelds or portable digital devices were originally developed as a convenient way to listen to music. Now their uses have evolved beyond just music, their new expanded role is providing both audio and video learning applications for education. Online tool and application resources are provided for completing adult education and training programs using internet-based audio and video technology.
David Wetzel

Seven Habits of Adult Learners - Continuing Education - 14 views

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    The common habits of successful adult learners guides their completion of continuing education programs through dedication and will power. Success or failure rests squarely on their shoulders, and no one else's. Their overall view is that any short-term sacrifice is well worth the effort, as long as long-term goals are met and success becomes a reality.
Maggie Verster

Top 10 Tools for Learners - 1 views

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    A growing list- add some more
Fred Delventhal

Top 10 Web 2.0 Tools for Young Learners : February 2009 : THE Journal - 0 views

  • That's why we're here," she said. "So I can show you not only what's out there but also how other educators are using these resources to teach their students right now."
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    That's why we're here," she said. "So I can show you not only what's out there but also how other educators are using these resources to teach their students right now."
Maggie Verster

Where To Research Material For Your Homework | MakeUseOf.com - 0 views

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    Where To Research Material For Your Homework
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