Mon, 20 Aug, 2012
For quite sometime, the Basic Blackboard Training has needed a complete overhaul. Originally, the training began with a tool focus, but a tool focus is exactly what we did not want faculty members to do in the online environment. I suppose you could say an entirely different approach was needed.
Faculty members often have a difficult time translating their in class "traditional" versions of the course to an online or blended format. If only it were that easy. If only there was some "traditional to online" or "traditional to blended" translation guide. It isn't that easy!
Of course, faculty members could video their lectures and post them in the online course shells. Certainly, they could type out their lecture notes and post them for students to read. But, would this be considered teaching? Does this engage the students? Does this result in that knowledge transfer that we are trying to complete?
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Director of Distance Education
Tue, 5 Jun, 2012
Maybe you have heard of Bloom's Taxonomy and maybe not.
What can it do for you? Bloom's Taxonomy identifies and classifies levels of learning cognition. In a nut shell, this diagram shows a theoretical order in which we process information and learn.