The course. Set and forget not viable for VET online. Allison Miller has been involved in online training and assessment for more than 10 years.
During this time she has seen the exponential growth in the online training market, as more and more people turn to online study to fit in with their busy lives, or because they live too far away to participate in person. And while online training certainly offers flexibility in general, it is important to remember that this umbrella term refers to a range of different learning scenarios. There’s online training, and there’s online training Michael Coghlan (based on Clint Smith’s work) describes nine models of online training, ranging from e-training to blended training to the flipped classroom. Michael explains that: While a small percentage of the population may find e-training to be exactly what they need, this type of set and forget online training is not a viable business model in the vocational education and training (VET) sector. How do we know that set and forget doesn’t work?
1. 2. 11 Steps to Create A Google Plus Community for your Class. May 10, 2013 Here is a step by step guide to help you set up a Google Plus community.
You can use this virtual environment as a collaborative space for your class where you can share resources and initiate discussions with and among students. 1- Head over to your Google Plus On your Google Plus home page, click on " communities " in left hand side and then click on " create a community. " 2- Private or Public Now choose whether you want your community to be private ( only members you invite can join ) or public. If you set it for public , make sure to select the permission setting : 'no one can join' or 'yes a moderator needs to approve' 3- Name your community Provide a name for your community then click on " create community "
Student websites. How to Help Teachers Use Technology in the Classroom. Recent reports (from The Chronicle of Higher Education and Walden University [PDF], for example) point to teachers' continuing difficulties integrating technology into classroom learning.
Despite access to technology and despite the fact that novice teachers are entering the classroom with far more advanced technology skills than their counterparts of an earlier age, only 39 percent of teachers report "moderate" or "frequent" use of technology as an instructional tool (Grunwald Associates, 2010). This limited use may have multiple causes: Teachers may be overwhelmed by demands of testing; they may not see the value of instructional technologies in their particular content area; they may work in environments where principals do not understand or encourage technology use; and the types of software most helpful in instruction are not always the types of applications students know how—or want—to use. Back to the Drawing Board: The 5Js Beyond Skills Training: A Theory of Action Job-Related.
Social media. Twitter in Plain English. From teacher networked learning to transformation in your classroom. Slide share presentations. Blogs. ForwardIT - explore your online world, free internet learning resources - South Australian Government. Teaching English online. Ever thought about teaching English online? Sylvia Guinan , online English teacher and current winner of the British Council TeachingEnglish blog award , walks us through the opportunities and pitfalls.
There are many different things to consider when it comes to online teaching. The good news is that online teaching opens up new levels of creativity and opportunity for you as a teacher. In a way, it drives you to surpass yourself and focus more on best practice as well as innovation. As for students, they are our digital natives, and they deserve to be taught with 21st century technology. Technology basics Many freelance teachers teach through Skype.
Resources and content creation As for resources, the following sites have wonderful materials if you don’t feel like re-inventing the wheel. Beyond that you may wish to supplement your basic course offerings, specialise for specific purposes or simply follow your own instincts and inspiration. The importance of personal learning networks.
Edudemic - Education Technology Tips For Students And Teachers. Modern Learning Skills for the Networked Age (Workshop) Next public online workshop runs: 4 August - 5 September 2014 About the Workshop The Networked Age demands a new set of learning skills and tools.
In this fast moving age, it is no longer just about acquiring existing knowledge and skills in formal courses but acquiring set of modern learning skills that includes “learning the new” – constantly discovering new ideas, new thinking, new resources in your industry or profession. Why are these modern learning skills important? For individuals The half life of a piece of knowledge is 5 years. For organisations: Today’s workplace requires that successful employees keep pace and continually learn new procedures, strategies and technologies to stay abreast of developments in their fields.
For education Workshop Agenda Each week of this 5-week online workshop focuses on a different set of skills and tools (as shown in the diagram on the right and explained briefly below) How the workshop runs This workshop is suitable for To book a place on this Workshop.
Copyright. Learning the New: Learning to Survive and Thrive in the Networked Age (Workshop) Flipped Learning. Classroom 2.0. Journals.