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Classroom Feedback – Formative Self-Evaluation Technique for Teachers

Teaching is a hard job, a noble professional and personal commitment. Just like any other profession, its performance is evaluated on constant basis. In the academic world, one of the most common ways is through course evaluations done by students … Continue reading

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Enhancing Motivation to Learn

There is no doubt that student motivation to learn is derived from personal goals. Whether these goals are directly related to the purpose of learning provided is a different story. As Dr. Margery B. Ginsberg says: “Across cultural groups, all … Continue reading

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Instructional Design 101, Part 4

Let’s conclude the Instructional Design 101 series by pulling everything together to see how you can practically use the ADDIE process in your classroom. Whether you are building a new course, redesigning one, or adding a new instructional technology, ADDIE … Continue reading

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Instructional Design 101, Part 3

  We continue the Instructional Design 101 series with the next 3 phases of ADDIE – Development, Implementation, and Evaluation. In the Development phase, we begin to put together our instructional strategy: Based on our determined objectives, how are we … Continue reading

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Instructional Design 101, Part 2

In Instructional Design 101, Part 1, you were introduced to ADDIE: Analysis Design Development Implement Evaluate ADDIE is a simple way to conceptualize the ID process. Let’s delve into the first two phases of this process – Analysis and Design. During … Continue reading

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Instructional Design 101, Part 1

In this 4-part series, Instructional Design 101, we will discuss what instructional design is, why it is important, and offer you instructional design strategies that you can use in your classroom. What is ID? Let’s start by defining instructional design … Continue reading

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Teaching Tips: ECLearn and Usability

Whether you view it this way or not – your ECLearn course is a website. One of the fundamental principles of website design is usability. Are your students able to easily find what they need in your course? Here are … Continue reading

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Teaching Tip: Jumping into New Methods

Many of the posts on this blog advocate new teaching methods, tools, or styles that involve some aspect of technology. I believe that technology has a place in the classroom and can, in specific situations, lead to improved learning outcomes … Continue reading

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Teaching and Tech Tip: Alternatives to Written Assignments

As you are beginning to prep for the fall semester and thinking about doing something new? Consider engaging students through alternatives to written assignments. Assignments that incorporate technology can create personally meaningful learning opportunities. Presentations are commonly assigned to students. But … Continue reading

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End-of-Semester Reflection

Make self-reflection a part of your end-of-semester process and become inspired to seek out new pedagogical approaches and encouraged to try something new. Before we get too far removed from the spring semester, take time to reflect by considering these … Continue reading

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