As an adult learner, and also a dad of a teenager about to enter high-school, I found this article interesting. The Secret of Self Regulated Learning In 4150, I have thought a lot about the challenges and opportunities of e-learning for both the instructor and the student. One item that sits squarely in both camps … Continue reading The secret to self regulated learning.
Image Source: Kennedy River Love locks - Craig Lovell I feel a little caught between worlds. Eager to explore the advantage of online learning whilst teaching in a traditional classroom setting. Is it reasonable to think that my approach should be blended. I see opportunity in introducing online components into my instruction but what's the … Continue reading Finding the right combination.
Image Source" pexels.com One of the cool aspects I've learned to appreciate about blogging is the ability to "put a pin in it" for items that interest me or capture my attention. Some I choose to reflect on...this is one. In one of the videos in the course regarding e-portfolios was the reference to "lifewide … Continue reading Lifewide Learning
Image Source: Quality by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images What makes and online course great? I haven't taken a great deal of courses online. My personal preference has been to take classes in a classroom setting where I can meet and interact with other students. The "water cooler moments" that take place … Continue reading Quality Guidelines
Image Source: Open Clip Art Library Somewhere in my large file cabinet I have copies of all the resumes I've ever written. In a box somewhere I also have my high school trophies and proudly framed lying under the spare room bed (an ideal storage spot!) is my Undergrad diploma. These artifacts are evidence … Continue reading E-portfolios
Boettcher and Conrad (2016) detail some of the best practices in e-learning in their text The Online Teaching Survival Guide. Here are the top ten along with a suggestion on how I might achieve it. Be present at the course site - students suggest that the best instructors are online everyday. While this can seem … Continue reading Best Practices in E- learning
I came across this recent article in my news feed and thought it a good share. Especially in light of previous posts on Generations of E-learners. Bath University under fire for barring these three words from lectures and tutorials The article details how there is a move afoot to ban the instructors from using the … Continue reading “As you know….”