The Best Language Learning Apps For 2015 The Best Language Learning Apps For 2015 by TeachThought Staff This post was promoted by HelloTalk, a highly-rated language learning app. MIT Teaching and Learning Laboratory ASSESSMENT is the systematic collection of data to monitor the success of a program or course in achieving intended learning outcomes (ILOs)* for students. Assessment is used to determine: What students have learned (outcome) The way they learned the material (process) Their approach to learning before, during, or after the program or course You can assess students before instruction to get a baseline of what students know (for example, by administering a pretest). During instruction, assessment can be used to determine what students are learning so you can adjust your teaching, if needed.
Technology and Youth: A Remix that is Changing the Education Landscape By Maria Fusaro 06/23/2009 1:42 PM EST | 11 Comments New technological tools are expanding — and fundamentally altering — the ways students can interact with the world. Helen Haste, visiting professor at HGSE, offers some provocative views of the implications for education that stem from new means for accessing information, communicating with others, and participating in a community.
Using Analytics for Institutional Transformation Key Takeaways To achieve its strategic goals, UMBC realized it needed to become a more data-driven institution by deploying more sophisticated tools and procedures to help staff find and analyze data in a timely way. Specifically, the university needed ways that users could develop accurate and easily configurable reports to support operational management and strategic analysis, which a data warehouse made possible. Successful implementation of the data warehouse required resolving campus-wide issues with buy-in, IT partnering with IR, governance, and cost.
The Free eBook: How to become an eLearning Professional By Connie Malamed I never think of myself as an expert. Gaining expertise is an ongoing journey of continuous learning where there is no end in sight. On Being an Instructional Designer, Part Two Life seemed a lot more challenging before having that virtual portal to the world at my fingertips — the Internet. Everything took so long, and I had to really work to obtain information! Driving an hour through snowdrifts to locate the only copy of academic journals in the tri-county area; muddling through mazes of dimly lit, dusty stacks of books; pumping copy machines full of dimes; taking power naps on avocado-green vinyl couches in preparation for excavating resources on the second half of my to-do list… and so on.
Make Your eLearning Content Addictive We’re all on crack. No, we’re all not walking around smoking cocaine. But we are all dopamine junkies and our modern-day “crack” is information. Specifically: digital information. Beyond the Chalkboard: 5 Apps That Will Change the Way Your Students Learn Despite technology’s onward march, the fundamentals of teaching have remained relatively unchanged. Sure, phones are smarter and software is freakishly advanced, but the role of a well-informed, caring adult is more important than ever — someone who connects to the student on a human level, shepherding the often overwhelming path to subject comprehension. In light of this, the mere notion of altering tried-and-true methods of teaching is met with skepticism, even outright hostility by many lifelong educators. Be that as it may, turning a blind eye to the unprecedented needs of digital natives benefits no one. We are, after all, talking about children that learn to use mobile apps before tying their own shoelaces.
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50 Free Animation Tools And Resources For Digital Learners 50 Animation Tools & Resources For Digital Learners by Lisa Chesser, opencolleges.edu.au A purple monster with wild curls spiraling out of control explains the economics of oil production in the Sudan to students in Los Angeles, Sydney, Berlin, Jerusalem, and Riyadh. List of Authoring Tools: Part 1 I am sure that you know Captivate, Lectora, Articulate and some of the most well know authoring tools for eLearning development and instructional design. In my opinion, as eLearning developers, instructional designer, learning and training professionals we should always explore new tools. Do not stuck with one tool or the other. Guys, try to see what is out there. Explore!
Professional Practice (Co-Op), Purdue University February 10, 2014 Here is the list of employers that will be attending the 2014 Professional Practice Career Fair on Tuesday, February 18. January 23, 2014 Joe Tort is the new Assistant Director of Global Professional Practice Programs. January 16, 2014 Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming PPD events! Top 100 Free Education Sites Last year, Help Teaching brought you our Top 100 Free Education Sites. Since technology and new websites are always being discovered we decided to update our list with some awesome new websites and new categories. Oh, and did we mention that they’re all free? No time to go through the whole list? Just use “Quick Links” section to jump straight to the section that interests you and bookmark this article for a reference later.