EDTC 601- Week 7- Activity 4: Experiencing Free/Open Source Courses
I have my undergraduate degree in Kinesiology but it has been a while since I have gone back and looked at some of the courses I was required to take. When searching for an online class, I saw this Biology class being offered so I thought it would be interesting to take a look back. This class is the OLI version of Modern Biology. This introductory course is…Continue
Do virtual worlds give students a better learning experience
than real world experiences?
Having spent this time researching Virtual Reality I have decided that there needs to be a proper mix between using VR in the classroom and using traditional instruction. I do not think students can learn everything they need to learn from VR, but I think it is a great learning tool. If a teacher can find good VR content for their classroom, then the teacher should plan to use…Continue
Before studying social networking, I knew what it was, but I did not have an account and I had not given a whole lot of thought to using it with students. I had considered having high school students use this tool to discuss teen suicide, but I had not had the opportunity to actually try the lesson. Even though I still have not actually used the lesson plan with
students, I have a good feeling about trying this format with 5thgrade students to discuss bullying. Bullying is…
The first on NEA's 6 key elements is a Preamble. The Preamble should include a section explaining why, its goals, and the process about developing the policy. D11's preamble includes an explanation and a reason why, but it does not say anything about the process of how the agreement was developed.
The next NEA requirement is a definition section. This should include an explanation of key terms and explain the educational purpose. The D11 AUP does not discuss any key…Continue