Category Archives: Teaching & Learning General

Dead ideas in teaching

If you aren’t reading Faculty Focus blog regularly yet, I commend it to you again with this post on Dead Ideas in Teaching. I still hear these same things discussed among faculty today!! Advertisements

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Facebook and the Classroom: Friends or Foes?

A new plug-in has recently been designed that will link Facebook with Moodle. Students can jump between sites seamlessly and do so through a single login. It will also allow students to post their live stream directly from Moodle into … Continue reading

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Teach naked!

I like and agree with most of this:  http://bcove.me/wocl0ygj How about you?  What do you think?

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Elements of formation – what are they?

A characteristic important to Christian-oriented higher education institutions, specifically seminary education, is formation. One of the goals and/or purposes of seminary education is to help guide who the student becomes through the learning experiences they have to support the call … Continue reading

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Twitter in education

This blog post is a rather long, but good, response to Bill Keller‘s complaining about Twitter in today’s culture.  I think the author addresses some great issues underlying Twitter’s purpose and value, but more than anything I want to highlight … Continue reading

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Principles of Instruction

Curt Bonk put up a list he titled, “Bonk’s Last Principles of Instruction“.  These aren’t necessarily geared for online learning, but I think they all apply nicely.  I might rearrange a couple of items, but overall they fit.  What do … Continue reading

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Can [my course] really be taught online?

This is not an atypical question in my line of work.  More often than not, I’m invited to a meeting where people expect me to prove that any given course can be taught online.  And it’s usually assumed that whatever … Continue reading

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