The Flipped Classroom

Tue, 26 Feb, 2013    21st centurybloom's taxonomycollegdistance educationflipflipped classroomhigher learningonlinetechnologytransmission

For so long, almost every college classroom has looked the same whether you were in Buies Creek, North Carolina, Cambridge, Massachusetts, or Columbus, Ohio.  These classrooms contained typical college students, desks or tables to sit at, and a professor who stood behind a podium and lectured to the class and almost certainly dominated the discussion, whether by design or not.  Let's flip this around...

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February 2013 TechKnow

Sun, 17 Feb, 2013    helpdeskimagesjason bennetttechknowtechnical support

In this edition of TechKnow:

  • discusses the new Blackboard 24/7 Technical Support page to assist faculty, staff, and students,
  • introduces Jason Bennett, the newest member of the Department of Distance Education, and
  • shares information on course tools and design

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Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology

Fri, 15 Feb, 2013    effectiveengagementhigher educationteacherstechnology

I just recently read an article called, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology."  I found this to be interesting because much of what is addressed in the article are things that I have experienced while trying to assist classroom teachers in integrating technology into their classroom lessons.  There seems to be a lot of misconceptions including...

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Online Research:Wikipedia?

Wed, 13 Feb, 2013    researchscholarlyturnitinwikipedia

A recent article by Turnitin suggests that faculty and students don't see eye to eye when it comes to scholarly research.  While students find Wikipedia to be a valid source of information, educators often disapprove of its use as scholarly research.  What are your students using to research and do you need to educate them on proper research...

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