We are on week 20! Woohoo!
- I decided to post about something Jim Julius brought up: how students learn. I focus a lot of my instruction on a student’s individual learning style (I actually presented a workshop on it at MiraCosta College back in January). So, I recorded an abreveated “workshop” on implementing learning styles in the classroom:
I enjoyed reading Cris Crissman’s recap for Week 19. And thank you for your feedback!
Something I noticed this past week more than others is the amount of spam comments I’m getting on my blog. I thought I had put an option to limit spam but it still seems to be appearing out of nowhere. ;( (Someone help me!)
Additionally this week we had to:
- Finish reading Chapter 13 of our textbook.
- Read Wikipedia definitions of: Instructional Design and Educational Technology
Hopefully the “visual aids” below help best understand the meanings of “Instructional Design and “Educational Technology”:
- View Rick Schwier’s presentation/video, History of Educational Technology (2010).
Here’s one of my favorite slides: 🙂
- Read contrasting view: Jaron Lanier, Does the Digital Classroom Enfeeble the Mind (2010)
- Watch Jim Julius’s video (very well done!): I enjoyed what Jim said about maximizing how various students learn. My favorite slide was this one: