How You Can Avoid the "Syllabus Lecture" on the First Day of the Semester

Because no one likes spending 15, 20, or even 30+ minutes on the first day of class going through the syllabus. 

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Creating Engaging Videos for Online Learning

Notes from the session Lights, Camera, Action: Engaging Video for Learning at the Emerging Technologies for Online Learning by Tawnya Means and Sarah Bleakney University of Florida.

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Creating Measurable Objectives

Notes from the session Creating Measurable Learning Objectives with Objective Builder at the Emerging Technologies for Online Learning by John Raible from the Center for Distributed Learning at the University of Central Florida.

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6 Principles for Active Learning

Notes from the session by David Lindrum and Kay Christensen from Soomo Learning titled Making Active Learning Practical at the Emerging Technologies for Online Learning conference.

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Some Thoughts on the First Day of the Emerging Technologies for Online Learning Conferece

It's been a good day here in Dallas, TX. Some thoughts and observations from the first day of the Emerging Technologies for Online Learning.

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On the Value of Mentors for Education

Thanks to Mimi Ito for the this excellent quote in her keynote presentation titled "Connected Learning"

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Instructor vs. Learner Models of Teaching

Is it time to throw out the lecture?

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