Ten Things to Consider When Making a Map ~ GIS Lounge What makes a good map? When done well, a map is a vehicle for effective communication. There are many cartographic principles to help guide effective map making. Below are ten common considerations that all cartographers should incorporate as part of their map making process. This list isn’t meant to be a comprehensive list but rather a starting point of things to contemplate. Different cartographic presentations will require additional points of consideration and techniques.
The Pedagogy Of John Dewey: A Summary The Pedagogy Of John Dewey: A Summary by Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor, Plymouth Institute of Education This is number 7 in my blog series on major learning theories. The Four-door Model: Rapid eLearning Design SumoMe In this interview, I discuss the Four-door Design Model with Russ Powell, who worked with its creator, Dr. Sivasailam Thiagarajan, a.k.a. Thiagi, several years ago.
Description: Teaching Presence Teaching presence is defined as the design, facilitation, and direction of cognitive and social processes for the purpose of realizing personally meaningful and educational worthwhile learning outcomes. This paper reviews the tasks of the online teacher, gleaned from the literature and our own experiences as teachers of graduate level, online courses. It next introduces a technique for systematically analyzing the context of the text-based transcripts of those courses. Challenging the five-stage model for e-learning: a new approach The PDF file you selected should load here if your Web browser has a PDF reader plug-in installed (for example, a recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader). If you would like more information about how to print, save, and work with PDFs, Highwire Press provides a helpful Frequently Asked Questions about PDFs. Alternatively, you can download the PDF file directly to your computer, from where it can be opened using a PDF reader. To download the PDF, click the Download link above. Fullscreen Fullscreen Off
50+ Awesome Resources to Create Visual Notes, Graphic Recordings & Sketchnotes You've probably seen them around every time a creative conference ends: beautifully hand drawn notes that summarize big ideas using simple visuals. If you're anything like me, you've wondered how on Earth anyone can create such a detailed graphic during the few minutes that the speaker spilled knowledge into the world. As it turns out, this form of note-taking only comes "naturally" to you after cultivating a strong visual library and some essential drawing skills.
Blended Learning Essentials - Using your VLE for blended learning Still wearing my 'L Plates', Moodle is a whole new concept to me which opens up such a world of possibilities that I cant wait to begin exploring! Following great support and encouragement from our LRC Teams, we've begun to utilise Moodle to offer learners a more engaging, interactive and flexible source for learning - accessible any time, any place, on any device. Supporting learners with the process of progression - applying for University, UCAS, student finance, budgeting etc, are some of the topics we help learners to engage and interact with. We've used the Moodle to embed information, audio clips, videos, budget planners and eligibility checkers, links to UCAS, Student Finance and other websites for research and further study and even recipe ideas! In its early stages, it is mainly used as a more flexible, accessible platform to introducelearners to a range of resources to help expand their knowledge,experience and understanding of HE.
Teaching as a Design Science: Amazon.co.uk: Diana Laurillard: Books Review All the national and international accolades that appear in the book and on the back cover of Teaching as a Design Science are justly deserved; this is an innovative endeavor by a visionary author, Diana Laurillard. This text is rich in research studies and the use of digital technologies to enhance learning." ―Teachers College Record "The book is written for teachers at all levels, although it will probably be of primary interest to higher education faculty who have the time and resources to explore the ideas presented.
Depth of Knowledge Question Examples - Curriculet Written by Sara Losman, veteran teacher and Curriculet writer If you’ve been anywhere near a classroom in the last three years, you know that teachers and schools across the country are making a concerted effort to help students develop higher-order thinking skills. One tool that can be used to guide teachers in helping students develop these skills is called Webb’s Depth of Knowledge (DOK) named after Norman Webb from the Wisconsin Center for Education Research.
The tipping point The PDF file you selected should load here if your Web browser has a PDF reader plug-in installed (for example, a recent version of Adobe Acrobat Reader). If you would like more information about how to print, save, and work with PDFs, Highwire Press provides a helpful Frequently Asked Questions about PDFs. Alternatively, you can download the PDF file directly to your computer, from where it can be opened using a PDF reader. To download the PDF, click the Download link above. Fullscreen Fullscreen Off Article Metrics
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E-tivities: Amazon.co.uk: Gilly Salmon: 9780415881760: Books Review “At a time when higher education is struggling to take advantage of the many technological innovations available to it, this timely and thought-provoking second edition of E-tivities envisions a new way to deliver curriculum. The book is written in a user friendly and accessible style, challenging thinking not to merely shift from ‘traditional’ teaching to technologically supported learning, but to re-think the learning process and conceptualise content and delivery differently, in an e-form. Making a sound conceptual argument, the author makes exceptional use of case studies and guided thinking for the development of e-tivities, including the use of open educational resources.