First off, we’re all stressed out, and this Tik Tok of Gloria Gaynor washing her hands for 19 seconds while singing I Will Survive is EVERYTHING. Don’t say I never give you anything nice. [Tik Tok is generally bad but every once in a while, there’s a stroke of genius.] Obviously, we all have a[…]
Why did no one tell me about this??? And by this, I mean H5P, the tech tool to create interactive content. H5P is available in Blackboard, with a ton of options. Because it is such a multifaceted tool though, you should create yourself an account over at h5p.org so you can check out the tutorials[…]
In this second part, I want to show you how useful mind maps can be in mapping actual content. I have already mentioned the benefits I see in mapping as opposed to traditional assignments and papers. Most often, I use mapping when students work with videos. This is going to sound weird, but our students[…]
That was some clickbait, wasn’t it? It will be worth it, I promise. Colleagues, here is a problem I have faced for a long time: I use a lot of video materials (hello, PBS Frontline!), but my students do not know how to watch videos. That’s right. They can sit and watch something but not[…]
A tougher read from the usual pedagogy stuff I usually read. Derek Bruff organizes his book alongside strategies and principles derived from the scholarship of teaching and learning: For each, he provides a principle and a series of example from a variety of disciplines, although there is an overrepresentation of Vanderbilt, where he works. Each[…]
The Learning Technologies team is growing! We’ve added a new instructional designer, Gabi. Gabi started with us at the end of April, and we encourage you to stop by and meet her if you’re in the neighborhood.