Create & Find Free Multimedia Lessons Make mobile learning awesome! Student creation Share materials Free! Get our new app! Save time by using free lessons & activities created by educators worldwide! Be inspired! An Educator’s Guide to the “Four Cs” Preparing 21st Century Students for a Global Society Found In: teaching strategies All educators want to help their students succeed in life. What was considered a good education 50 years ago, however, is no longer enough for success in college, career, and citizenship in the 21st century. The “21st Century Skills” movement is more than a decade old.
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Science, Education, and Science Education I want this: Library of Congress, via Wikimedia Commons Okay, maybe not this particular library. I want access to my Ball State University Library account; the account that went away a year or so after I was awarded my EdD. These accounts cost money. All the while I was a student, I paid $50 per semester for this access.
Jupiter Ed - LMS/Gradebook/Analytics/SIS Grade tests automatically.Collect assignments online.Share your curriculum. The gradebook teachers love!Flexible options and smartshortcuts to grade faster. The LMS Divide – Social Presence in Online Learning Social Presence and Community of Inquiry Model The Community of Inquiry model, developed by Garrison, D. R., Anderson, T., & Archer, W. (2000) presents the social dimension along with cognitive and teaching presence as essential for effective learning in the online community. I’ve experienced the robust and rich learning that takes place when all three do intersect, and the void when they don’t.
Reclaiming Innovation Today, innovation is increasingly conflated with hype, disruption for disruption's sake, and outsourcing laced with a dose of austerity-driven downsizing. If any concept should be seen as an uncomplicated good thing in higher education, it's innovation. Defined by a common-sense notion of "doing things better" and burnished by the sheen of dazzling technological advances, what's not to like about innovation? Yet as 2014 churns on, the glow is wearing off. Today, innovation is increasingly conflated with hype, disruption for disruption's sake, and outsourcing laced with a dose of austerity-driven downsizing.
AJET 28(8) Thorpe and Gordon (2012) - Online learning in the workplace: A hybrid model of participation in networked, professional learning Online learning in the workplace: A hybrid model of participation in networked, professional learning Mary ThorpeThe Open UniversityJean GordonJean Gordon Consultancy, UK The design and conceptualisation of online learning environments for work-related, professional learning was addressed through research with users of an online environment for social workers. The core questions for the research were to identify the nature of participation in the online environment, the relationship between online participation and the offline context, and the implications for conceptualisation of online learning environments to support work-related learning.
Features for Your Online Meetings Cross-Platform Share any document or application on your screen with up to 25 meeting participants in real-time. Anything you see, they see! Switch Presenter The Evolving LMS Market, Part I -e-Literate As Casey Green said in my recent interview with him, the LMS space is a “market in transition.” In 2005, the year that Blackboard acquired WebCT, the two platforms had a combined total of 75.6% U.S. higher education market share, and the next closest competitor had barely cracked 2% market share. Today, the situation is substantially different and changing rapidly. But the narratives around exactly what’s happening tend to be off.