We all look for free images to jazz up presentations, learning materials, or assist our students with their presentations. This post might be very helpful in locating free images, photos, illustrations, clipart. Happy browsing!
so very true…
Have a good weekend and do close some tabs.
Gamification is the usage of game elements in non- gaming situations, often to motivate or influence behavior of students. Have you ever thoughts about games in your courses? Review this collection of resources on diigo to get started!
MIT Media Lab co-founder Nicholas Negroponte kicked off TED 2014 with a brave prediction that in about 30 years time we’re going to be able to ingest info taking a knowledge pill. Any takers????
You can preview the full list of TED 2014 speakers at http://conferences.ted.com/TED2014/program/speakers.php
“A new study from Rice University and Duke University researchers identified a relatively non-invasive approach to improving student achievement — one that doesn’t involve gutting the curriculum or reinventing pedagogy. The researchers found that implementing subtle, technology-based changes to homework resulted in improvements in student performance on tests.”
See this publication for the detailed report.
Internet-enabled learning will open up even more access to education for people around the world by 2025. See more details in this publication.
Depending on student prior skills, scope of the project, and learning outcomes there might be different methods to get them started. Ok, we are not talking here about sophisticated tools, but something that might engage students, motivate them to continue with their study, and use tools to facilitate their research efforts. Checkout this site to see a collection of 15 tools for students at the very start of their research endeavors.
There were many events happening last week to celebrate the global open education movement. OEW website provides free access to a wide variety of presentations and resources related to the open sharing of educational materials. Additionally, please checkout Inside Online Learning website devoted to this great initiative.