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Online Class: Using Games for Learning and Assessment

University of Wisconsin-Stout Online



 

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Added by Dennis O'Connor on May 31, 2012 at 11:23am — No Comments

E-Learning and Online Teaching Digital Magazine

E-Learning and Online Teaching Digital Magazine

Curated articles about Online Teaching and Learning. 

http://www.scoop.it/t/e-learning-and-online-teaching



Added by Dennis O'Connor on January 7, 2012 at 4:33pm — No Comments

Hone your online teaching skills. Build your new career toolbox. Learn something new.

E-Learning for Educators

ONLINE COURSE EDUC 760 E-Learning for Educators 3 semester hours graduate credit

Adjunct Professors, K-12 Educators, Corporate Trainers, Health Educators, Curriculum specialists: Hone your skills so you can compete in a growing job market!



Explore online and blended applications for e-learning using an open source learning management system, Moodle, and the D2L… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on August 17, 2011 at 8:16pm — No Comments

Moodle Training Videos | On Demand Tutorials for Online Instructors

UW-Stout's E-Learning for Educators online graduate course includes an introduction to Moodle.…
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Added by Dennis O'Connor on March 30, 2011 at 10:37am — No Comments

Time Management Strategies for Online Instructors

Kay Lehmann and Lisa Chamberlin the outstanding online instructors  who teach the University of Wisconsin Stout's Creating Collaborative Communities in E-learning, created a one-stop page for advice and tips on:… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on March 30, 2011 at 10:34am — No Comments

The long and winding road to an online teaching career.

The best time to look for work is when you already have a job. This is when you make your plans.  Planning to leave the face to face classroom for virtual work takes preparation as well.



Finding a… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on March 30, 2011 at 10:33am — No Comments

Best Practices: Checklist for Online Instructors

Checklist for Online Instructors





This is a NEW resource listing best practices in online instruction from the… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on January 12, 2011 at 6:21pm — No Comments

Information Literacy Games: Kermit the Frog Search Challenge

It ain't easy being green....




Finding Kermit was the inspiration for one of the first Internet Search Challenges created by Dr. Carl Heine. The task is to track down a picture of Kermit ready for graduation in the least amount of time.



Many teachers use this as a whole class lab activity. Put up a… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on October 18, 2009 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Online Discussion: 16 Quality, Timing, and Value Added Response Tips

Expertly facilitated online discussion is the driving force for community in e-learning classes. Creating norms for discussion quality and timing improve the dialog. This also helps the facilitator step back as students learn to deepen their online dialog.…

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Added by Dennis O'Connor on August 14, 2009 at 12:04am — No Comments

Investigative Search 20/10: Online Self-Paced Training In Website Evaluation



The 21st Century Information Fluency Project is offering a new self-paced online class devoted to Website Evaluation using investigative search methods.




This is the first time we've offered a self-paced course designed to meet your on demand learning needs. In this course you work at your own pace in a media rich interactive environment hosted at our Moodle based online learning site.



This self-paced class… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on July 14, 2009 at 9:38pm — No Comments

Information Fluency Online Classes Start Feb. 9

Powersearching in a Web 2.0 World Power-Searching In a Web 2.0 World

| 4 weeks | $99

This is a 4 week overview class suitable for beginning, intermediate, and advanced searchers.
  • We use discussions, open-book quizzes, interactive glossaries, and learning games to teach information fluency.
  • You will learn to search, evaluate, and ethically use online…
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Added by Dennis O'Connor on February 4, 2009 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Tutorial & Game: Determining Website Accuracy

Free Online Materials from the 21st Century Information Fluency Project





We've just posted a revised version of our Accuracy MicroModule.



We've also added a practice game that helps students practice:



finding embedded evidence

checking evidence for accuracy

triangulation of data




This is one of about… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on November 23, 2008 at 4:04pm — 2 Comments

Care to Moodle your Google (GDocs that is)?

Care to Moodle your Google (GDocs that is)?

moodle your google

Learn the basics of GDocs collaboration in ths week long fully facilitated online class. Learn a bit about G-Docs, get introduced to Moodle based online learning, and have some fun!

It's a simple search puzzle to find us: Use Google to search with these keywords:…

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Added by Dennis O'Connor on November 11, 2008 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Google Documents (Fully Facilitated 5 Day Online Class)



Moodle Based

Fully Facilitated!




Login as guest:
http://21cif.mrooms.net/course/view.php?id=58





FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
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How much time… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on October 10, 2008 at 7:41pm — No Comments

Information Fluency: It's Elementary (Beta Testers needed for learning games)

Carl Heine is developing a series of online learning games to teach elementary students the essentials of search. We're looking for feedback and suggestions as we begin the development cycle.



You will find all the details on the E-Learning and Online Teaching Group. We are asking for feedback on our new elementary age games to be posted to the group's discussion thread. Please join the… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on October 3, 2008 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Online Courses in Information Fluency!



Search Help, Evaluation and Digital Ethics for School, Business and Home

Courses Starting Soon...



Need to create a back to school training?

Use our modular content to snap together your own unique training course.

Power Searching in a Web 2.0 World

Next session starts September 22, 2008 (4 Weeks $99)…

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Added by Dennis O'Connor on September 10, 2008 at 12:12pm — 1 Comment

Online Courses in Information Fluency!



Search Help, Evaluation and Digital Ethics for School, Business and Home

Courses Starting Soon...



Need to create a back to school training?

Use our modular content to snap together your own unique training course.

Power Searching in a Web 2.0 World

Next session starts September 22, 2008 (4 Weeks $99)…

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Added by Dennis O'Connor on September 7, 2008 at 1:00pm — No Comments

(WSI) Website Investigation: An Introduction to Information Forensics.



Carl and I concluded our first run of (WSI) Website Investigation: An Introduction to Information Forensics. This is a fully facilitated Moodle based online class. We had a lot of fun and the participants were great. We also radically underestimated the amount of time the course would take. We figured 5 hours in one week. When we polled the class everyone reported taking far more time with each case study.



It doesn't surprise… Continue

Added by Dennis O'Connor on August 5, 2008 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Fully Facilitated Online Courses in Information Fluency



Search Help, Evaluation and Digital Ethics for School, Business and Home



Courses Starting Soon...





Need to create a back to school training?



Use our modular content to snap together your own unique training course.



Power Searching in a Web 2.0 World



Next session starts Aug 4 (4 Weeks $99)…

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Added by Dennis O'Connor on July 23, 2008 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Information Fluency At Necc 2008

21st century information fluency

Necc 2008

Join Carl Heine and Dennis O'Connor in San Antonio for NECC 2008.


Monday June 30,…

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Added by Dennis O'Connor on June 13, 2008 at 2:47pm — No Comments

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