05/09/2014 - 3:57pm | Emerging Pedagogies, tips-icons-emergingpedagogies.png

Educating the Innovators of the 21st Century.

Join us for a conversation with Eric Mazur, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University.

Where: Memorial Union MU 213
When: May 15, 2014 3:00-4:30 pm.
Announcement: Download the Flyer
Contact: Jon Dorbolo

10/01/2013 - 3:59pm | PowerPoint and Slides, tips-icons-slides.png

We will update you with new tips for Prezi every week!

07/23/2013 - 2:19pm | Blackboard, tips-icons-blackboard.png

Jon Dorbolo was awarded the Blackboard Catalyst Award at the Blackboard World Conference, Las Vegas, 2013. You can read more here.

07/22/2013 - 3:58pm | Emerging Pedagogies, tips-icons-emergingpedagogies.png

Sugata Mitra (Newcastle University, UK) tells a remarkable story about education based on a series of real-world experiments.  Given the right conditions (i.e. sufficient resources + non-interference) children can teach themselves even sophisticated subject matter.

07/22/2013 - 3:53pm | Emerging Pedagogies, tips-icons-emergingpedagogies.png

MOOC typically means Massively Open Online Course.  There are many models that meet this description to varying degrees and the concept is rapidly changing.  Open Online courses are nothing new.  OSU offered its first web-based online course in 1994.  What is new is the massive idea, in some cases involving thousands and tens of thousands of students in a single term of a course.

07/22/2013 - 3:51pm | Emerging Pedagogies, tips-icons-emergingpedagogies.png

The very ideas of Atext© and Areading© are changing.  This year Amazon reported that ebooks outsold hardcopy volumes.  Textbooks are changing too; here is how.