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 'Moodle'
February 17th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Distance Education, Learning Management Systems, Moodle
There are a lot of Learning Management Systems out there, the most famous being Blackboard and WebCT. However, working in these systems is often a very frustrating experience because they are like a series of boxes, each one locked inside the other. In other words, you have to click multiple times to navigate the site, [...]
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 [...]