Replenish your teaching toolbox: 6 Tools for enhancing learning

Research suggest that students retain knowledge best when they are actively involved in the learning process. Multimedia, Web 2.0 and Social Networking tools enable student-to-student and student-to-content communication that can improve knowledge through rapid publication, personalization, content sharing and creation. Using these tools can help with enhancing learning in online courses.…

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VoiceThread for your online course – adding the human element by Michelle Pacansky-Brock

If you are an online instructor who is aching to break out of the social limitations of the text-based discussion forum that still dominates online courses, learn how VoiceThread can help.   From Michelle Pacansky-Brock “The example shown demonstrate many of the reasons why I teach with VoiceThread, a cloud-based asynchronous communication tool that I […]

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Learning Technologies: Resources to Explore

Here are some web resources to keep you entertained over the holiday weeks, no matter what you are celebrating. Wikidata is a free knowledge base that can be read and edited by humans and machines alike. It is for data what Wikimedia Commons is for media files: it centralizes access and management of structured data, […]

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