All Blog Posts Tagged 'development' (72)

Need data about teachers for new York Hall of Science programming via surveys

Hello Classroom 2.0 community,



My name is Chris Lawrence, the Senior Manager of Digital Learning at the New York Hall of Science. We are collecting front end data on two new projects that involve distance learning and educational software.



Here is one directed at middle and high school teachers:



Science Teacher Survey for online professional… Continue

Added by Chris Lawrence on December 6, 2008 at 11:46am — No Comments

Professional Development In Education: What's Your Ideal?

This post will be used in a graduate level class I am teaching focused on 21st century learning tools. If interested, please use the comment feature below this post to answer the following knowing that what you write may be used in this class. Thanks in advance to all contributors



* As a teacher, what is your actual experience in the area of Professional Development?

* What is your ideal? What do you seek from Professional Development?

* How can/might Web 2.0 tools assist…

Added by Andrew on December 6, 2008 at 6:05am — 4 Comments

The PD Learning Curve

I think about the many times I attended professional development or training sessions as a teacher and how often much of it was done at the beginning of the year, during semester transitions or during staff development days throughout the year. Much like this image ironically titled "Creative Strategies for Professional Development," it was a lot of sit… Continue

Added by John Costilla on December 3, 2008 at 7:46am — No Comments

Final Call - Digital Media Online Professional Development Course





Final call for online course:

EDUC 744 938 September 29 – December 5, 2008


Digital Media and Visual Literacy http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/media/

3 graduate credits



This course investigates visual literacy's impact on the learning process when integrating digital media with educational curriculum. Includes pedagogical considerations for using multimedia to stimulate… Continue

Added by Ann Bell on September 23, 2008 at 5:13am — No Comments

Final Call for Web 2.0 Course





Final call for online course: EDUC 744 966 – September 29 – November 24, 2008

“3 Graduate Credits”



Implementing Instructional Technology Innovations University of Wisconsin-Stout

Web 2.0 provides critical tools to meet the demand for easier and more efficient ways of teaching and learning. Explore how to improve instruction using new technologies such as wikis, blogs, podcasts,… Continue

Added by Ann Bell on September 23, 2008 at 4:43am — No Comments

VisuWords is a free online graphical dictionary that is an excellent resource for language development and language support. You can type any word into the searchbox or click on Random to view random…

VisuWords is a free online graphical dictionary that is an excellent resource for language development and language support. You can type any word into the searchbox or click on Random to view random words defined. The site then searches for related words and then produces a user-friendly diagram. Each node in the diagram is clickable to view a definition of that word or double click on the node to expand the search for that particular term. In the example… Continue

Added by Kylie Stewart on June 13, 2008 at 8:30am — No Comments

"Implementing Instructional Technology Innovations" Online Course



Final call for online course:



EDUC 744 966 - June 11 - August 8, 2008


http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/innovations/index.html



3 graduate credits



Web 2.0 provides critical tools to meet the demand for easier and more efficient ways of teaching and learning. Explore how to improve instruction using new technologies such as… Continue

Added by Ann Bell on May 6, 2008 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Surveys with Google and InspireData

I recently did a screencast on using two different tools to gather data from teachers and see it in interesting ways. In the screencast I demo the use of Google's survey in their online spreadsheet, and analysis of the results in InspireData software.





Surveys with Google Apps and Inspire Data from John Hendron on… Continue

Added by John Hendron on May 6, 2008 at 8:42am — 2 Comments

Free Professional Development Courses

How can web 2.0 tools be used in education? Join free online professional development courses and find out how you can integrate web 2.0 into your classes. Live online presentations will be scheduled and added to Exploring New Domains. The sessions will focus on how web 2.0 tools can be used for instruction and learning.

Added by Dr. Nellie Deutsch on April 25, 2008 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Seeking Expertise

So, this past week I was involved in a committee meeting. This committee's job is to create faculty development opportunities at the small liberal arts college where I teach. We are in the process now of planning next August's "welcome back" faculty-development day. Ordinarily we bring in an outside speaker who dedicates at least half a day to a workshop on a relevant topic. So, the question came up, "What should the topic be next August?" After listening to a couple of tired ideas, I asked my… Continue

Added by James E. Schwartz on March 14, 2008 at 8:41pm — 1 Comment

University of California Releases RFP for Course Development

If you know of a company that wants to create courses for the UC system, have them go here:

http://purchasing.ucsc.edu/suppliers/uccp-rfp.html

The contact person for questions is: Ms. Nancy F. Nieblas, nnieblas@ucsc.edu

Go For It! Have Fun!

Added by Lee Allan Sanders on February 27, 2008 at 10:08am — No Comments

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