CZ:Citizendium Press Releases - Jan242008 - Citizendium January 24, 2008 – In a striking departure from traditional methods of teaching, a new way for students to gain course credits is emerging. As with so much else this decade, it is all down to the Internet. Traditional teaching saw students laboring to produce essays that to them felt onerous and oftentimes pointless. Once read by the lecturer their writing was generally consigned to the dustbin. Wikis in the Classroom: Three Ways to Increase Student Collaboration October 3, 2011 By: John Orlando, PhD in Teaching with Technology I’ve long said that professors who want to explore teaching with technology should begin with a social media tool rather than a Learning Management System. Web 2.0 tools are simple to use, invite student collaboration, and are usually less administratively clunky and complex than an LMS. One of the easiest and most powerful tools is the regular old wiki. Wikis are simply web pages that can be edited by their users.
Free Digital Textbook Initiative About Us Additional Options "From government to non-profit organizations, teachers to textbook publishers, we all have a role to play in leveraging 21st century technology to expand learning and better serve California's students, parents, teachers and schools. This initiative will ensure our schools know which digital textbooks stand up to California's academic content standards - so these cost-effective resources can be used in our schools to help ensure each and every student has access to a world-class education." - Governor Schwarzenegger
The Art Institute Of Pittsburgh Online Division Enhance Your Web Design Skills The Internet has fundamentally changed the world. It has also fundamentally changed the world of design – in order to create these interactive experiences, individuals need a new technological skillset to succeed in this arena. In the Web Design Diploma program at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division, students are provided with the basics of Web site design, graphics and animation developed specifically for the Internet. Depending on level of specialty, graduates are prepared to pursue entry-level positions in many areas of Web-related businesses such as: Wikis These four friends are going on a camping trip. They need to bring the right supplies because they're backpacking. The group needs to plan and plan well, so coordination is key. They're all computer users, so they start planning with an email. It's start with one, but then becomes a barrage. Email is not good at coordinating and organizing a group's input.
A List Of Fallacious Arguments attacking the person instead of attacking his argument. For example, "Von Daniken's books about ancient astronauts are worthless because he is a convicted forger and embezzler." (Which is true, but that's not why they're worthless.) Another example is this syllogism, which alludes to Alan Turing's homosexuality: Turing thinks machines think. Turing lies with men.
100 Free Foreign Language Classes Online March 1st, 2010 If you have always wanted to learn a language but were too put off by the high cost associated with most classes, then take a look at all these great opportunities to learn a foreign language online, at no cost to you. With so many learning opportunities online, it is a shame not to take advantage of all that you can, so be sure to spend some time with these classes. Whether you want to learn one of the major world languages or want something a little less popular, there are sure to be lessons here to help you start to speak whatever language you are interested in learning. French If you want to learn French, no matter your experience level, then check out these free classes.
s National Ocean Service Home Education NOS Education Building ocean, coastal, and climate literacy for students and educators. Search Our Education Resources For Teachers NOAA Climate Stewards MediaWiki Note: the name "MediaWiki" is often confused with several other, similar, names; please see the glossary for an explanation of these. MediaWiki is wiki software, released under the GPL, that is used by Wikimedia projects and others. It is an implementation of a wiki, a content pool that anyone can freely edit. City Brights: Howard Rheingold “Every man should have a built-in automatic crap detector operating inside him.” Ernest Hemingway, 1954 The answer to almost any question is available within seconds, courtesy of the invention that has altered how we discover knowledge – the search engine.
We’ve Made Adding Members Easy Adding Members to Your WikiWikispaces offers easy ways to add new Members to your Classroom wikis. First, let’s start with a quick refresher on some terminology. A User is defined as anyone with a username and password for wikispaces.com. When you go to wikispaces.com and log in, you are signing into your User account.