Entries from EnhancED tagged with 'teaching.learning'

Mozilla's Web Literacy Standard and Its Implications for Educational Technology

The term “web literacy” or “information literacy” is often used broadly to describe the ability to navigate the internet and evaluate information on it, but until recently the concept did not have a clear set of objectives attached to...

New Higher Education Assessment Portal

Georgetown's Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship recently launched an online Assessment Portal aimed at assisting Georgetown faculty with course and program assessments. The portal includes practical guidance and examples for an entire reflective teaching cycle from...

Teaching and Learning in the Interactive Classroom

Teaching and Learning in the Interactive Classroom: this 2006 article is an excellent first-hand account of a professor changing from a lecture-based classroom to an interactive classroom. The article describes the initial negative reaction by students used to sitting passively...

Teaching in Social and Technological Networks

George Siemens writes about the role of the teacher in this absorbing blog post on teaching in social networks. Mr. Siemens describes a world where "for educators, control is being replaced with influence. Instead of controlling a classroom, a teacher...

Top 100 Tools for Learning

The Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies (C4LPT), based in the UK, has compiled its third annual top 100 tools for learning by "inviting learning professionals from all over the world to share their top 10 tools for learning." The...

Pedagogy in Action Portal

Pedagogy in Action is a portal site from the Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College that seeks to improve education through projects that support educators. On the site are numerous pages covering teaching methods, activities, and research on...

Prof Holds Course in YouTube

Alexandra Juhasz, Professor of Media Studies at Pitzer College, in Claremont, CA, ran a course on YouTube, called Learning from YouTube, in Fall 2007. The goal was to better understand this new media-cultural phenomenon, and how it can be used...

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