For those interested in improving their online teaching and learning practices and who are also willing to "share what they know!"
Started by James OSullivan in Web 2.0, emerging technologies, tech-enhanced instruction Nov 28, 2016. 0 Replies 1 Like
Started by Andrea Gilbert in Web 2.0, emerging technologies, tech-enhanced instruction Nov 15, 2016. 0 Replies 1 Like
Started by Ian August in Web 2.0, emerging technologies, tech-enhanced instruction. Last reply by Martha V. Gold Nov 28, 2016. 1 Reply 2 Likes
Our online students are in a very different situation from those in the traditional classroom. In the traditional class room discussion the students sit in a chair and see and hear the facilitator. In the online class room the student sits in a chair and sees a computer screen. The online student often wonders if anyone is even reading what he or she posts and not feeling included can take away motivation to participate.
One thing I have learned in my 20 or so years of…Continue
Some really good news for OER in SUNY is the quest for an Executive Director for OER at SUNY Geneseo! This position will administer and coordinate operations and the strategic direction for Open SUNY Textbooks (OST) and SUNY OER Services (SOS). The application deadline was October 10th and preliminary…Continue
I've taught online for several years now....I consider myself to be quite informed with the Blackboard platform......the guidance in the first module have been so eye opening as to the additional features I could and will use. Although my SUNY campus offers fine Bb instructions, I am pretty much self taught....this is helpful.
HEre are a few examples of Videos made by students for MEC 104 at SUNY Stonybrook, which is a fully online course
Storytelling is a powerful clarifying approach to understanding and navigating change at the deepest levels of human experience. Storytelling allows for a diversity of perspectives that get us closer to an objective and authentic sense of reality. Please take a few minutes to share your story:Continue
Merlot.org is a gateway for educational materials appearing on the web. Created by the University of California, it over 20 Editorial boards, each with a group of Peer Reviewers that are the essence of MERLOT materials. As a Peer reviewer, you participate in the peer review process (described below). Each board has an Editor that triages each material in their discipline and assigns it to a reviewer in that discipline. This section describes both the …Continue
Nearly two decades ago, educational innovation researcher, Gene Hall (1995), warned of a growing "development-implementation balance". The pace of innovation in educational technologies, on top of the increased accreditation and accountability demands placed on P-12 teachers and higher ed. instructors, suggests a need to slow down and think through the consequences of adoption decisions.
While it has been rightly criticized as a theoretical framework that is prone to determinism,…Continue