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Podcast on Active Learning
The Active Learning Podcast
This is a podcast designed for conversations, issues, and challenges relating to active learning in higher education. We will also be bringing in special guests to talk about who's who in active learning!
Active Learning Strategies in Higher Education by
Publication Date: 2018-04-06
This book explores best practices for effective active learning in higher education. Experienced instructors from different disciplines and countries share their experiences and reflect on best practices, as well as on the theoretical underpinnings of active learning. Contributors share their thinking on strategies based on different active learning methods such as the use of ICTs, collaborative learning and experiential learning, as well as their implications for teaching, assessment, curriculum design and higher education administration. Active learning provides skills for real life problem solving and prepares students to become responsible and active citizens.
INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES Videos
Podcast on Instructional Strategies
A Professor Known for Viral Videos Gives Advice for Teaching Online
Micheal Wesch is a rare professor who is a celebrity on YouTube. He’s made education videos that have gotten more than 10 million views, and Wired magazine once gave him an award for his innovative viral videos. He is also an award-winning classroom teacher. But he hates being on camera, and was initially reluctant to teach online. These days he's sharing his tips to help other professors work to better connect with students remotely.
The Future of Innovation and Technology in Education by
Publication Date: 2018-11-30
This book explores the effective use of information and communication technology (ICT) in teaching and learning. Concept-laden and practice-driven discussions offer insights into the art and practice of employing virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR), electronic devices, social networks and massive open online courses (MOOCs) in education.
Universal Design for Learning
UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING Videos
Podcast on Universal Design
ThinkUDL is a podcast about Universal Design for Learning where we hear from the people who are designing and implementing strategies in post-secondary settings with learner variability in mind.
Reach Everyone, Teach Everyone: Universal Design for Learning in Higher Education by
This is also a perfect model for Universal Design for Learning (UDL), a framework grounded in the neuroscience of why, what, and how people learn. Tobin and Behling show that, although it is often associated with students with disabilities, UDL can be profitably broadened toward a larger ease-of-use and general diversity framework. Captioned instructional videos, for example, benefit learners with hearing impairments but also the student who worries about waking her young children at night or those studying on a noisy team bus.Reach