Monthly Archives: May 2011

Does web video inspire global innovation?

Web video is a very powerful medium. In this TED Talk video, Chris Anderson talks about how video on the web can promote innovation in a world community¬†through what he refers to as “Crowd Accelerated Innovation”. Online video has the … Continue reading

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Digital Immigrants Teaching Digital Natives

Marc Prensky, an internationally acclaimed speaker, writer, consultant, and designer in the critical areas of education and learning (according to his website, http://www.marcprensky.com) wrote a two-part article series titled “Digital Immigrants, Digital Natives” on the topic of teaching students who … Continue reading

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Facebook for Educators

More and more instructors are using Facebook to communicate with students and conduct online learning activities. However, the network’s oft-changing privacy policies — as well as the dreaded “creepy treehouse syndrome” — have made it more than a bit daunting … Continue reading

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About Massive Open Online Courses

How much do you know about Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)? Dave Cormier has put together a short video that explains what they are and how they work: Basically, a MOOC is a way of learning online outside of an … Continue reading

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Requesting a Compass Course Site

The surest way to add stress to the start of your semester or summer session is to put off requesting your course site until the last minute. Course site creation can take up to 3 business days. During high traffic … Continue reading

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Faculty Summer Institute 2011 Links to Presentations and Online Materials

The following are a few select links to proceedings from the 2011 Faculty Summer Institute. ATS and FSI are currently working out a better location for all the proceedings. Please check back at a later date for updates, or visit … Continue reading

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