This week in our Teaching, Learning and Technology course, GRAD-602, we will explore active learning. I was delighted that one of our students jumped in to the topic early with her post, “Educators Against Active Learning.” Now, EvoAcademic is not against active learning herself. Rather, she is commenting about Kevin Mattson‘s 2005 article, “Why ‘Active… Read more Which Word is Emphasized in “Active Learning”?
One of my favorite non-holidays. The date 3.14 reminds us of that irrational number Pi, or π, though I have to admit that my favorite irrational number is i, the square root of negative one. With all the changes occurring in both the digital world and education in general, if might be nice if we… Read more Happy Pi Day Once Again
I have just finished reading (and enjoying) Linda Harasim‘s book, Learning Theory and Online Technology (Routledge Publishing, 2011). She postulates that the learning theories of the past centuries need updating for the networked learning era in which we find ourselves. Linda frames a new theory by taking us on a historical journey through the development… Read more Online Learning Theory