Teacher's Guide on The Use of Podcasting in Education What is a Podcast ? According to the New Oxford American Dictionary a podcast is a " digital recording of a radio broadcast or similar program, made available on the internet for downloading to a personal audio payer." in other words, it is a digital audio file that is created, shared and heard. Podcast can also be in the form of videos streamlined online, however, video podcast is known as vidcast or vodcast. Educational Uses of Podcasts Podcasts can be used for several educational purposes. Here are some of them : 1- Recording for this you will need a microphone and an audio recording software like the ones mentioned below. 2- Test your Podcast Always make sure you listen to your podcasts and redo the parts that you dont like until you finally get the vesrion you want then move on to the next step 3- Publish your podcast You can use online platforms for publishing your podcasts. Tools to create your podcast Here are some of the softwares you might start with to create your podcasts .
National Ethics Application Form 16 Websites to Teach and Learn Vocabulary There are now several web tools that are really great in teaching vocabulary and that you can use with your students in the classroom. We have curated a list a list of some of the best web tools to teach vocabulary. Check them down below. 1- Vocabulary.com This is a website that will hep students master the vocabulary essential to their academic success. 2- BBC Learning English In this section, learns will have access to a plethora of vocabulary act ivies and tasks great for classroom inclusion. 3- Confusing Words Confusing Words is a collection of 3210 words that are troublesome to readers and writers. 4- Just The Word Just The Word is a cool website that helps students make informed decisions as to the right word selection to use in their writing 5-Lexipedia Lexipedia is an online visual semantic network with dictionary and thesaurus reference functionality 6- Wordnik Wordnik shows definitions from multiple sources, so you can see as many different takes on a word's meaning as possible.
Human Research Ethics All Deakin staff members and students who plan to carry out research involving human participants, require ethical clearance from the Deakin University Human Research Ethics Committee (DUHREC) or a Faculty Human Ethics Advisory Group (HEAG) before proceeding. Research involving humans includes, but is not limited to: surveys interviews exercises experiments (both psychological and physical) close observation depiction (including photographs and videos) use of identifiable personal records Training All staff and students submitting a full ethics application for the first time at Deakin (either DUHREC or HEAG) need to complete human research ethics training. This may be done in person or online. To gain access to online training you will need to log into CloudDeakin, click on self-register and select the Office of Research Integrity. Low Risk Research applications Low Risk forms and attachments should be submitted via the online submission tool. Notification of referral to DUHREC
eQuizShow Online Templates active participation in on-line conferences Published in The Higher Education Journal. 26 (1): 62-64 W. R. (Bill) Klemm, D.V.M., Ph.D. Professor, Texas A&M University e-mail: www.cvm.tamu.edu WWW site: www.cvm.tamu.edu/wklemm/bioskh.htm An all-too-common problem with on-line conferencing as a learning environment is that too many students "lurk," that is watch what is going on without becoming actively involved. Anybody who has ever participated in a Listserv knows that many people on the list are "lurkers," people who read the postings but do not contribute postings of their own. Students have a job to do; namely, learn. So, if you are one of those teachers who have been tolerating lurking because you think you are doing students a favor, think again. Psychological and Social Forces. A common denominator for all students is the passive conditioning they have been exposed to by years of television and traditional classroom teaching. Limitations of Most Conferencing Software. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Eisley, M. Johnson, D. Kaye, A.
ENGLISH FLASH GAMES for Learning Vocabulary Innovate: Past Issues Nueve herramientas de narración digital con las que desearás volver a ser alumno. Esta es, más o menos, la traducción del artículo original en inglés que hoy comparto en este espacio: 9 Creative Storytelling Tools that you will make you wish you were a student again, procedente de The Journal. Algunas herramientas ya las conocía, seguro que vosotros muchas más que yo, e incluso ya las habíamos reseñado en este blog, pero otras aún no las he utilizado en el aula, y no sé si realmente conseguirán que desee volver "al otro lado", pero desde luego, como docente, sí que me van a animar a seguir en el que estoy: el aula de idiomas. Popplet My StoryMaker StoryLines for Schools Zooburst Sock Puppets Meograph Xtranormal MentorMob Storybird
Get Your Audience Pumped: 30 Ways to Motivate Adult Learners Motivation is the force that drives people to fulfill a need. If you can tap into a learner’s intrinsic motivation—where an individual is rewarded by the learning itself or an internal goal—you’ve got it made. But in both workplace and academic environments, people are often unmotivated because they are required to take courses in which they have no interest. That puts designers and developers of learning products in a tough position. Create useful and relevant learning experiences. What strategies do you use to motivate adult learners? Related Articles:Characteristics of Adult Learners10 Social Media Tools For LearningSocial Media and LearningChunking InformationGames and SimulationsThe Future Of Learning Design
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