The Department of Education class hour definition says that for every Carnegie unit of credit hour there should be a minimum of two hours of study. Is this scale still valid? Wouldn’t be more beneficial for student to shift emphasis from time to tasks? Lolita Paff, PhD, in her Faculty Focus article, Questioning the Two-HourRead more about […]
In an article on Campus Technology Julie Schell, Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Texas at Austin, shares her favorite techniques for the flipped classroom. One of the techniques that Julie talks about is just-in-time teaching, a technique for getting students to prepare before coming to class. With theRead more about Two Great Techniques for the Flipped Classroom[…]
In a recent post on the SlideShare blog, Olivia Mitchell gave some helpful tips on giving an effective, informative presentation with slideshow tools. These days, there are may different tools available to create and present a slideshow– SlideShare, PowerPoint, and Prezi, to name a few big ones. However, some still struggle with creating an engaging,Read more about Tips for Effectively Teaching with Your Multimedia Presentation[…]
The Chronicle of Higher Education interviewed four tech-savvy students to get their viewpoint on how professors use technology in the classroom. More information about the interview can be found here.
In case you missed it, Google has announced that they will be releasing their own social networking site. The project, which is called Google+, is currently available on an invitation-only basis and is not yet available to the public. Still, many people have been able to try it and are saying Google+ could be aRead more about Google Plus in the Classroom[…]