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How to “Teach” Social Presence

This blog post is about “Social Presence” for the #HumanMOOC Course

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Learning “How to Learn” Online…..with a focus on Social Presence

When I co-facilitated ED722 with Dr Ian O’Byrne last year….(A course  to introduce you to emerging trends, issues and practices in online learning.) we thought long and hard about developing our digital presence – but also about how to help develop the students’ online presence so students could develop confidence to learn on their own – online.…

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LEAD goals and the Reggio Emilia

My first go at documenting student thinking: The Great Suitcase Mystery.

We have a new teacher system at our school called LEAD goals - as I have been focussing on the content of these goals I haven't actually researched the acronym but it involves formal and informal teaching observations with reflection time, and also the setting of professional goals both personal and organization orientated.…
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What Makes You Say That?

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“What makes you say that?”……4 powerful words that can change the learning culture of your classroom.

Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners by Ron Ritchhart, Mark Church and Karen Morrison is full of strategies that will allow visible thinking to become a part of your classroom culture.…

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jun Sun & Dr. Ramiro de la Rosa, The University of Texas – Pan American

Dr. Jun Sun

Dr. Jun Sun

Today, we are spotlighting The University of Texas – Pan American professors, Dr. Jun Sun & Dr. Ramiro de la Rosa. They were Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients for their

proposal, “Faculty Training on Quality Matters Standards and Student Perceptions of Online Course Design: A Longitudinal Study.” We are thrilled to share their findings in their research and thank them for participating in our Faculty Research Grant Program.

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Hard Choices – A Review and Reflection

I recently finished the book, Hard Choices by Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton). I have long respected Mrs. Clinton’s drive and wanted to learn more about her. As well, I found the title intriguing as we all face hard choices, and I wanted to see if I could learn from a woman who has not only faced difficult personal, life choices but was faced with daily choices as Secretary of State that would have enormous implications for the United States and the world.…

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Developing Teacher Candidates in a Networked World

This post, co-authored with Katia Hildebrandt, originally appeared on the Canadian Education Association Blog.

Recently, pre-service teachers in two of our classes at the Faculty of Education,University Regina, participated in #saskedchat, a weekly Twitter chat hosted by and for Saskatchewan educators.…

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Inside Higher Ed’s 2015 Survey of Chief Academic Officers

Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of Chief Academic OfficersA majority of provosts are concerned about declining faculty civility in American higher education. And a large majority of provosts believe that civility is a legitimate criterion in hiring and evaluating faculty members. Generally, the provosts are confident that faculty members show civility in their treatment of students, but have mixed views on whether professors show civility in dealings with colleagues and doubt how much civility is shown to administrators.

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syndicating 4707 posts from 513 #etmooc blogs