Remixing: A Deeper Look at Audience and Outcomes

Traditional ideas of assessing whether a student understands what they've learned is a paper, a test or quiz. This doesn't necessarily address the fact that not all students think that way or organize their thoughts in that way. It also promotes the idea that students have to do things the same as others and fit … Continue reading Remixing: A Deeper Look at Audience and Outcomes

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Do You Know About Canvas Conversations?

Canvas Conversations is an informal opportunity for faculty to get together for support and training. There are two ways to participate: 1. Meet in eLearning office Fridays at noon. 2. Join the Canvas classroom to look at and participate in conversations and helpful tutorials>>email Linda Foss at lfoss@centralia.edu to be added to the class Topics … Continue reading Do You Know About Canvas Conversations?

It’s Not About the Technology…

...but what you DO with the technology. Are you using/integrating technology into your curriculum or using it just because it's there? Can you connect all three of these together: content, pedagogy and technology? Authentic technology integration occurs when all three work together: Is your classroom technology planned and purposeful - or an afterthought? a day … Continue reading It’s Not About the Technology…

Speaking of Bloom’s Taxonomy… and pyramids…

I can write learning objectives, and I can pick some reasonable verbs for my objectives, but often I get stuck in a rut. My objectives become sing-song and often look like this:  A successful student will... Create a formula using an Absolute Reference. Create a formula using a Mixed Reference. Discuss the importance of double-checking results. … Continue reading Speaking of Bloom’s Taxonomy… and pyramids…