Impact - Impact Applications for Spring 2017 IMPACT cohort are now available. Click here to apply. To learn more about the IMPACT program, please click here to watch two IMPACT fellows sharing their experiences. IMPACT (Instruction Matters: Purdue Academic Course Transformation) 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. For some students, that situation is now radically changing.
The 5 Big Reasons Schools Should Have Free Internet Access Right Now The digital divide is real. There’s a major gap between the schools, people, and organizations who can afford high-speed connections and those who cannot. Imagine a classroom with wi-fi versus one without. World of CEOs Jobs, Opportunities and Talent Getting the top job How to give yourself the best possible shot As a former CEO headhunter and CEO confidant, Steve Tappin, our founder, is accustomed to helping CEOs get the top job. Bloom's taxonomy Bloom's wheel, according to the Bloom's verbs and matching assessment types. The verbs are intended to be feasible and measurable. Bloom's taxonomy is a classification of learning objectives within education. It is named for Benjamin Bloom, who chaired the committee of educators that devised the taxonomy, and who also edited the first volume of the standard text, Taxonomy of Educational Objectives: The Classification of Educational Goals. Bloom's taxonomy refers to a classification of the different objectives that educators set for students (learning objectives).
Graduate School of Education What is Action Research? According to the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, "Action research is inquiry or research in the context of focused efforts to improve the quality of an organization and its performance. It typically is designed and conducted by practitioners who analyze the data to improve their own practice. 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: Web Site DesignerInformation DesignerWeb Animator
20 Must-See Teaching Tools Coming To Your Classroom Very Soon It’s hard to find a field that hasn’t been radically changed by technology, and education is no exception. Few classrooms these days operate without digital tools, gadgets, or applications that have made it easier for teachers to track student progress and tailor lessons to student needs and interests. While the tools of today are great, there are even more great technological teaching tools and practices on the horizon, many of which are just starting to be adopted in the classroom or are just making it out of the developmental stages.
25 Top UK Startups The London startup scene is well-documented. But the UK innovation ecosystem is not confined to the city. All types of companies are emerging from surrounding places, in Cambridge, Edinburgh, Brighton, Manchester, Birmingham, small Welsh villages, an island in the English Channel. Here is a list of the top 25, although we could've easily named 125. Nominate some of your own picks in the comments below. What are Open Educational Resources There is no one, standard definition of Open Educational Resources. However, the following broad definition of OERs from OER Commons seems to be generally accepted by the community: Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that are freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student or self-learner. Examples of OER include: full courses, course modules, syllabi, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, lab and classroom activities, pedagogical materials, games, simulations, and many more resources contained in digital media collections from around the world. OERs exist within a wider 'Open' movement and context, explored below. The Open Movement
Action Research in Education Conducting action research in education can be a rewarding experience for teachers and can lead to new ideas and strategies to promote student success. This section of our website is designed to provide teachers with ideas for using drawings as a data source in their action research. While your research question(s) will guide your study design you may find drawings to be a valuable source of data. To get a sense of how we used drawings in our research on teacher candidates and new teachers visit the section on our research and view our rubric used to score participant drawings. The sections below provide guidance and ideas for conducting action research in education. While there are many different ways to approach action research in education, your goal should be to find the right combination of research tools that best answer your research question.
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