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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 3.2

QMIt’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.

Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standards 3.2.

General Standard 3 addresses the inclusion of assessments that evaluate learner progress in achieving the stated learning objectives or mastering the competencies.

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If enterprise social networks might help us remake organizational learning, what is our pedagogy?

In Why Start with Pedagogy 4 Good Reasons, 4 Good Solutions, Cathy Davidson writes: “If your goal is equality in a world where inequality is structural and violent and pervasive, you can at least start with your classroom as a place in which to model a better way...Be an activist in the realm where you […]
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Ontario Snowy Owl Sightings – Winter 2014/2015

Snowy Owl, Toronto, December 24, 2014

Snowy Owl, Toronto, December 24, 2014

ebird, a project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society, collects data about bird sightings from observers around the world.  In addition to providing many ways of viewing this data online, it also allows downloading of data for use in non-commercial projects.  …

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Faculty Spotlight: Daniel Sullivan and Sharon Watson, Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients

Daniel Sullivan

Dr. Daniel Sullivan

Today, we are spotlighting University of Delaware professors, Daniel Sullivan and Sharon Watson. They were Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients for their proposal, “Peer assessment within hybrid an online courses: Evaluating students’ view of its potential and performance.”

We are thrilled to share their findings and thank them for participating in our Faculty Research Grant Program .

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What I’ll be reading tomorrow

Just picked up an a great looking set of links from twitter. To late to fully check out tonight.

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Using Twitter for eLearning: 8 Pros and 6 Cons to Consider

eLearning_IndustryUsing social media as eLearning platforms is a well known practice for most eLearning professionals, nowadays, as social media have become almost everyone’s second nature and they can offer opportunities for sharing eLearning techniques, promoting information and exchanging opinions, views and comments.

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Appsmashing with Teacher Candidates

A little while ago I blogged about Appsmashing. You can read that post about what appsmashing is and how to do it with your iPad here. 

This past semester I tried appsmashing with my class of teacher candidates. It was the end of their first term in PDP (the teacher education program at SFU) and I wanted to give them a project where they could share some of their learning/understanding of our module theme with the class.…
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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 3.1

QMIt’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.

Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standards 3.1.

General Standard 3 addresses the inclusion of assessments that evaluate learner progress in achieving the stated learning objectives or mastering the competencies.

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What the Researchers Got Wrong About Their ‘Sesame Street’ Education Study

Last week, Melissa Kearney of the University of Maryland & Phil Levine of Wellesley College received a great deal of media attention for their in-process paper Early Childhood Education by MOOC:  Lessons from Sesame Street.  Asserting that research on Sesame Street & educational efficacy is lacking and has failed to engage beyond the immediate or short-term results, Kearney & Levine designed an apparatus in an attempt to find a correlation between exposure to Sesame Street and longitudinal outcomes such as high school graduation or post-school labor gains.  …

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