Brilliant Talk by BYU’s Jon Mott about the Future of eLearning

I watched this talk today and it was a great synthesis of the reasons to move beyond tradition Learning Management Systems into a more flexible paradigm that supports various open technologies for learning. Related articles by Zemanta Investing in Education In India (klp.org.in) JoomlaLMS and Atriculate intergation (edugeek.net)

“Free” Points for Free Work? Incentivizing Students Giving and Receiving Help in an Online FAQ

Image via Wikipedia Did you know you can save time and effort by starting a Frequently Asked Questions Discussion Board in your course? Do you get tired of answering the same student questions over and over? Save time and effort by starting a Frequent Asked Questions forum in your course! …

Just an Idea: Google Human– Google Earth for the Human Body

Update! What began as a pie-in-the-sky idea was actually put into production as Google Body Browser, a 3D WebGL powered app that showed the major features of the anatomy in a browser. As Google has focused their energy around their core products they have discontinued Body Browser and open sourced …

Podcast an Audiobook to Reach Struggling Readers

Image via Wikipedia Even in the upper grades, students are struggling to make the transition from “learning-to-read” to “reading-to-learn”. Give a struggling reader a context-reduced novel written in old, antiquated language and you will realize that students need as much life-like context as we can provide. One way to help …