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Going For Distance

Going For Distance

Going For Distance Steve Kolowich, Inside Higher Ed. Online education is no longer a peripheral phenomenon at public universities, but many academic administrators are still treating it that way. So says a comprehensive study released today by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) and the Sloan National Commission on Online Learning, which gatheredRead more about Going For Distance[…]

Genome Island: A Virtual Science Environment in Second Life

Genome Island: A Virtual Science Environment in Second Life

Genome Island: A Virtual Science Environment in Second Life Mary Anne Clark Mary Anne Clark describes the organization and uses of Genome Island, a virtual laboratory complex constructed in Second Life. Genome Island was created for teaching genetics to university undergraduates but also provides a public space where anyone interested in genetics can spend aRead more about Genome Island: A Virtual Science Environment in Second Life[…]

How to Write Course Standards Based on Objectives

How to Write Course Standards Based on Objectives

How to Write Course Standards Based on Objectives Janie Sullivan The article¬†How to Write Course Objectives Using Bloom’s Taxonomy mentioned course standards, which are how the learning is measured. This article will explain how to tie those standards to the objectives. Read the full guide at the link below… Link: http://www.ehow.com/how_4661726_write-course-standards-based-objectives.html

How to Create Course Objectives Using Bloom's Taxonomy

How to Create Course Objectives Using Bloom's Taxonomy

How to Create Course Objectives Using Bloom’s Taxonomy Janie Sullivan There are six levels of thinking, according to Benjamin Bloom, who developed the concept of higher order thinking levels in 1956. Those levels (lowest to highest) are Knowledge, Comprehension, Application, Analysis, Synthesis, and Evaluation. Each level of thinking should be considered when creating the learningRead more about How to Create Course Objectives Using Bloom's Taxonomy[…]

RadioJames Objectives Builder

RadioJames Objectives Builder

RadioJames Objectives Builder is an online, web-interface tool that instructors can use to help them compose a list of course objectives. It follows the concept of Bloom’s Taxonomy. Link: http://www.radiojames.com/ObjectivesBuilder/