Category Archives: teaching

New pedagogy projects underway!

The  2 projects I previously blogged about have begun! Here is the first lab for my research methods 2 class beginning in February, 2011:   Advertisements

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The State Of Virtual Education

The Chronicle Of Higher Education has a special report on virtual learning titled “Virtual Learning Goes Mainstream” which [so far] covers topics such as cost, convenience, pedagogy and profitability [not in the sense that it has been covered here or … Continue reading

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Two Upcoming Projects

Looking forward to an exciting winter in digital pedagogy here! First, I am going to be bringing back a condensed version of my introductory SPSS labs, with a twist. In fact, this is the third twist on the same condensed … Continue reading

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Corporatization of higher education – a BlackBoard or a WhiteWall?

So, BlackBoard has partnered with K12 to sell online courses for remediation in higher ed. That’s right…SELL online courses for remediation in HIGHER ED:

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The Happy Meal Experiment As A Teaching Tool

An interesting post at Skepticblog addresses the validity of the “Burger Experiments” made popular on the internet over the past few years. In a nutshell…. …a McDonald’s hamburger and fries are left out for weeks or months. To the surprise … Continue reading

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More on Context and Learning

Previously, I highlighted an article in The New York Times which illustrated the importance of contextual learning and its influence on mental growth. Here’s another fictional example from the classic 1981 episode of the  television show, WKRP in Cincinnati titled … Continue reading

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