Posts tagged education
Class participation a little dry, or even worse…non-existant? It’s normal to have peaks and valleys in the discussion board. Unfortunately, it’s also common to see a downward slope after the first few weeks of class. Here are some ideas to help your students actively communicate all semester.
Assistant Director of COBL, Terence Armentano, answers the question, “How does distance learning, social networking, and other new media enrich your life…your career?”
His twitter answer: “Distance technologies enable us to prioritize our lives around the things that matter most to us, such as our families, friends, community, and organizations we are passionate about.” His blog answer, offering more detail, can be found here.
How can we make learning more interactive? Inspiration comes from weird places. Read about how online shopping and children’s story books have given COBL Instructional Designer Carolyn Kraut a few quick ideas to put learning back into the students’ hands.