Facilitating the Use of Technology in the Classroom
I am currently taking classes in pursuit of my Master's degree in Education. I try to focus on tech-related issues whenever I get the opportunity.
For my Advanced Teaching Strategies class, I chose to research a fairly specific aspect of Technology Integration, a field called Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL).
(Much of this post is drawn from a paper that I submitted on the topic. So, this is a bit of a long one, and a…Continue
Added by Michael Peters on September 30, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments
I got this recommendation for a student, so that tells you a lot about the site right there. this website helps you come up with the right citation for any source you use in a paper. You know how complicated that is now, with websites and online libraries. I no longer have to wonder if…Continue
Added by Jacqui Murray on September 29, 2011 at 10:33pm — No Comments
This has been a question that many educators have made in the past 15 years. Many favorable and unfavorable opinions have risen on this subject. Personally, I have read many blogs, articles, and books that talk about this; for me, as a “tech guy”, some of the opinions appeared to be completely out of date, especially the ones that denied the effectiveness of technology integration in education.
While there may be some skeptical educators, I dare say that most people would agree that a…Continue
By now almost everyone has already heard of Prezi. Since its release in 2009, the slick and stylish "zooming" Powerpoint alternative has become wildly popular, getting press in the New York Times and Forbes Magazine, and being adopted by students and educators around the world.
The most amazing thing, however, about Prezi is that there always seems to be something new to say about it.
Last year around this time I was writing about…Continue
Added by Michael Peters on September 23, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments