We often ask our student to reflect, in writing, on what they are learning. But how often do we challenge ourselves to do the same as teachers? This semester I set out to chronicle my experiences teaching a web class, week-by-week. I realized that my past experiences with teaching web classes were vague and jumbled [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Blogs and Blogging'
February 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Blogs and Blogging, Multimedia
One of the hardest things about teaching is getting out of the way so the student can take control of the learning process. While this may seem to run counter current to the traditional role of the instructor, I have found it to be a very liberating and rewarding experience both for myself [...]
February 17th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Blogs and Blogging, Multimedia, Video, YouTube
Here are some of my ideas I am doing. I teach LIST courses (Literacy studies) in the College of Education and Health Professions. I am a second year professor. Here is my webpage: http://www3.uta.edu/faculty/peggys/index.html
1. Blogging with both online Master’s students and pre-service teachers in a shared space.
2. Using student authored video and professor authored videos. [...]
February 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Blogs and Blogging, Distance Education, Learning Management Systems, Moodle, Multimedia, Video, YouTube
“Soundings,” a best practices network for pedagogical technology at UTA, came about as a result of discussions I have had with many of its now-authors—talks which highlighted for me the need for an electronic space where we might reflect on the deeper questions of technology in teaching, learning, and education.
Watching the creative practice of Gina [...]