Lopez 8.3 Google Apps Blog
Of course first and foremost google apps should be used for the classroom because it offers safety and security for data used by instructors and students. Your data is controlled by you including who you share it with what access you give them. Google apps can bring teachers, students and teams together to be creative in real time editing and sharing controls.
Using Google Docs each team member can add their portion to…Continue
I reviewed 2 courses one that could be used for younger students or adults who are trying to learn the English Language. I also looked an Algebra class that was geared for 5th grade. I completed a few units of both but was unable to complete either course due to time constraints.
The first course I signed up for was American English Speech which had 4 units with different modules within each unit. The objective was to click on a word and the student would…Continue
Before the research I completed this week I really had not thought of virtual reality in the classroom. Although, I am working with a consortium of partners in higher education for the idea of putting health education on-line it just did not dawn on me that it was connected to virtual reality. I did not realize the benefits it can give students until I saw for my- self the use of simulation labs and how it can enhance their understanding of real life situations.
I have just begun to understand about social networking and digital citizenship for instructors and students. There is so much information to try and understand that I have realized the importance of collaborating with other professionals in the field. I have thought of more questions than I have clarified and plan to connect to a couple of sites so I do not become overwhelmed with information. I also hope to become well organized as I learn to develop ways of using social media and…Continue