Andrew Feenberg's Website - Selected Articles Special Issue of Techne,Volume 17, Issue 1, Winter 2013, "Extending Feenberg: Toward the Instrumentalization of the Critical Theory of Technology," abstracts [web link] Book Symposium on Between Reason and Experience: Essays in Technology and Modernity, June 2011. [web link] [PDF] Reflections on "L’écologie des autres. L’anthropologie et la question de la nature", by Philippe Descola (Editions Quae), Revue du MAUSS permanente, 16 mai 2011. 5 Ways to Address Student Resistance in the Flipped Classroom “Students forced to take major responsibility for their own learning go through some or all of the steps psychologists associate with trauma and grief: Shock, Denial, Strong emotion, Resistance and withdrawal, Struggle and exploration, Return of confidence, and Integration and success” (Felder & Brent, 1996, p. 43.) Active learning environments cause disruption. They cause disruption because they go against the status quo.
84 Tips on New Instructional Design for New Instructional Technology June 10, 2014 Contributing Editor, Karen Forni Today’s learning professionals have myriad technology options for designing, developing, and delivering content, from virtual labs and graphic novels to social media and wearable devices. Even artificial intelligence promises to be an effective learning technology in the near future. Nine Things Successful People Do Differently - Heidi Grant Halvorson Learn more about the science of success with Heidi Grant Halvorson’s HBR Single, based on this blog post. Why have you been so successful in reaching some of your goals, but not others? If you aren’t sure, you are far from alone in your confusion. It turns out that even brilliant, highly accomplished people are pretty lousy when it comes to understanding why they succeed or fail. The intuitive answer — that you are born predisposed to certain talents and lacking in others — is really just one small piece of the puzzle. In fact, decades of research on achievement suggests that successful people reach their goals not simply because of who they are, but more often because of what they do.
Revue Sticef.org - Une approche sociocritique des usages numériques en éducation Simon COLLIN (CRIFPE, Université du Québec à Montréal), Nicolas GUICHON (ICAR, Université Lumière Lyon 2), Jean Gabin NTÉBUTSÉ (CERTA, Université de Sherbrooke) 1. Introduction « It is contended that more research is required that moves away from a ‘means-end’ way of thinking about how best to harness the presumed inherent educational potential of digital technology and, instead, focuses on the socially contested and socially shaped nature of technology », (p. 66). 2. Inductive approach and Deductive approach in TESOL. Teach English Abroad Inspiring Education & Travel Find here your TEFL COURSE LOCATIONS You are here > Home > Articles > Inductive approach and Deductive approach in TESOL Back Using the Right Graphics to Spruce up Your eLearning Engagement: Series1 “A picture is worth a thousand words” aptly characterizes that a complex idea can be conveyed with just a single graphic. Visualization makes it possible to absorb large amounts of data quickly which shows why we happily share a child’s first drawings and cards with our friends and family. One of the many Cognitive Biases is the Picture Superiority Effect which states that concepts that are learned by viewing pictures are more easily and frequently recalled than concepts that are learned by viewing their written word form counterparts.
16 Flipped Classrooms From Around The World Flipped classrooms require educators to reconstruct traditional classrooms by sending lectures home and providing more face-to-face time at school, but elementary- through university-level instructors are finding good reasons to try them out. Frequently traced back to Colorado teachers Aaron Sams and JonathanBergmann, who were quick to experiment with posting videos online in 2008, the flipped classroom concept is small, simple and has shown positive results. The general idea is that students work at their own pace, receiving lectures at home via online video or podcasts and then devoting class time to more in-depth discussion and traditional “homework.”
30+ Cool Content Curation Tools for Personal & Professional Use As the web becomes more and more inundated with blogs, videos, tweets, status updates, news, articles, and countless other forms of content, “information overload” is something we all seem to suffer. It is becoming more difficult to weed through all the “stuff” out there and pluck out the best, most share-worthy tidbits of information, especially if your topic is niche. Let’s face it, Google definitely has its shortcomings when it comes to content curation and the more it tries to cater to all audiences, the less useful it becomes. The demand for timely, relevant content that is specific to our unique interests and perspectives has given rise to a new generation of tools that aim to help individuals and companies curate content from the web and deliver it in a meaningful way.
Abstract Announcement for IJBIDE 1(1) Receive one-time update if document changes: The contents of the latest issue of:International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education (IJBIDE)Volume 1, Issue 1, January - June 2016Published: Semi-Annually in Print and ElectronicallyISSN: 2379-7363; EISSN: 2379-7355; Published by IGI Global Publishing, Hershey, USAwww.igi-global.com/ijbide Editor-in-Chief: Fred Dervin (University of Helsinki, Finland), Regis Machart (Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia) and Julie Byrd Clark (Western University, Canada) The 10 Best Web Tools For Flipped Classrooms While flipping the classroom is still one of the hottest trends in education, it’s got nothing on time-saving and downright useful apps and web tools. In an effort to provide a quick look at some of the best web tools for flipped classrooms, I thought it would be useful to poll the @Edudemic Twitter followers . Including the tweets, I also got at least 40 emails from friends, colleagues, and administrators from around the world. One thing stood out to me: there were a lot of repeats!