All Blog Posts Tagged 'learner' (3)

The Greater Fool

I want to be the “Greater Fool.” “The Greater Fool is actually an economic term; it’s a patsy. For the rest of us to profit we need a Greater Fool, someone who will buy long and sell short. Most people spend their lives trying not to be the Greater Fool. We toss him the hot potato; we dive for his seat when the music stops. The Greater Fool is someone with the perfect blend of self-delusion and ego to think that he can succeed where others have failed. This whole country was…

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Added by Doug Lawslo on January 15, 2013 at 6:50am — No Comments

Increasing Student Engagement in the Credit-Recovery Online Classroom

As a teacher, I can increase graduation rates of my students by increasing engagement in learning, especially when it applies to at-risk learners (Archambault, 19). So, as a brand new online teacher, I felt it was within my education, training, and scope to attempt to increase engagement in my online classroom.



Yesterday I contacted 34 disengaged students with a personalized letter inviting them to come back to the online classroom and turn in an assignment. Within 24 hours, 10 of…

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Added by Rashel Fitchett on February 8, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Learner Centered vs Teacher Centered Learning

We have just finished Module 2 in E-Assessment Learning. Our final reading was about the differences between Teacher Centered and Learner Centered Learning.



Teacher Centered Learning:



Teaching and assessing are separate.

The instructor's role is to be primary information giver and primary evaluator.

Assessment is used to monitor learning.

Emphasis is on the right answers.

Desired learning is assessed indirectly through the use of objectivity scored… Continue

Added by Carol E. Kubota on January 24, 2010 at 5:09pm — No Comments

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