We have moved into our third week in the University of Edinburgh’s Coursera MOOC – E-Learning and Digital Cultures and have shifted from examining utopias and dystopias to an examination of what it means to be “human” in a digital age. This is a timely examination for me, as it gave me a new… Read more EDCMOOC Week 3 and Being Human
Again this spring, Jeff Nugent, David McLeod and I will be co-teaching GRAD-602 – Teaching, Learning and Technology. For the first time, we have chosen to run the course in the open rather than using the traditional Blackboard LMS. Our course website is here. We have 26 graduate students with us for this learning journey,… Read more Spring 2013 GRAD-602 Underway
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”?