Tag: students

My two-cents on MOOCs

On of my graduate students asked me for my point of view on the future of Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) since we’ve been studying them this past week.  I’m glad he asked and I’ll try to share here.  I’m

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Results from #LuthEd Survey on Internet Filtering

Here’s the final results from the #LuthEd Twitter chat survey on school internet filters in Lutheran schools. [iframe src=”https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1oHRqhAEdfhgQOlyYwXAibaV7_iXomF4-1m35yoHWdVc/embed?start=false&loop=false&delayms=10000″ frameborder=”0″ width=”560″ height=”454″ allowfullscreen=”true” mozallowfullscreen=”true” webkitallowfullscreen=”true”> iframe] Click here for the final results in PDF form.

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Introduction to Evernote for education

Main Function: Save and sync your digital life across all your devices Platforms: Windows, Mac, Blackberry, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Android (any way you can get on the web) Website: http://evernote.com Cost: free and premium ($5/month) Company Support: http://evernote.com/contact/support/kb Video Tutorials: https://evernote.com/video/ How

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Introduction to Socrative

Main Function: Student remote response system (See my comparison between and Socrative and InfuseLearning) Platforms: Windows, Mac, iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android (any web-enabled device) Website: http://socrative.com Cost: free Company Support: http://www.socrative.com/how-it-works Video Tutorials: http://www.pinterest.com/socrative/socrative-media/ How to get started: Get registered with any browser as a

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Student writing struggles in the 21st century

Yesterday I learned about an effort here at our university to address the shortcomings of incoming freshman in regards to their writing and composition skills.  I’m not in a position to share the details of the proposal nor the numbers

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“Distractive” Innovation

According to a recent study by the Pew Internet and Life Project: Three-quarters of AP and NWP teachers say that the internet and digital search tools have had a “mostly positive” impact on their students’ research habits, but 87% say these

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