Wednesday, 21 October 2015 21:59

Who's Benefiting from MOOCs, and Why

The Public Domain ReviewThe Harvard Business Review reports a new study shows that those who those who take the time to complete a MOOCs are benefiting in their career and education.

Using Badges in an Introductory Science CourseA badge system will be used in an introductory science course in the 2014/2015 school year here at Lethbridge College. The badges will have a similar purpose to the classic badges that we all know well; a motivator for completing activities and a tool for identifying student progress.

Assessment Panel: Authentic Assessment Part 1Recently, a group of Lethbridge College instructors got together to discuss assessments. They explored the questions, Is self-assessment authentic? and How has authentic assessment changed your classroom?

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 08:00

Assessment Panel: Authentic Assessment Part 1

Assessment Panel: Authentic Assessment Part 1Recently, a group of Lethbridge College instructors got together to discuss assessments. They explored the questions, What do you believe authentic assessment is? and How do we use authentic assessment considering the time/physical constraints?

Assessment Panel: Using Classroom Polling for AssessmentRecently, a group of Lethbridge College instructors got together to discuss assessments. They explored the questions...

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 16:37

Assessment Panel: The Multiple Choice Exam

Assessment Panel: The Multiple Choice ExamRecently, a group of Lethbridge College instructors got together to discuss assessments. They explored the questions...

Open Educational Resources (OERs) and the FutureRecently, the Educational Enhancement Team (EET) at Lethbridge College hosted a panel discussion on Open Educational Resources (OERs). The panel and audience shared their ideas, pros, cons and their predictions for the future of OERs in Alberta.

Wednesday, 31 July 2013 15:43

Media Literacy in Education

Media Literacy in EducationMedia literacy is the ability to access, analyze, evaluate and produce media while using creativity and critical thinking (Media literacy [def.]).
These skills can help us navigate all the elements in our lives that influence how we learn, interact with others and see the world.

Thursday, 25 July 2013 17:29

Assessing Multiliteracies

Assessing MultiliteraciesA few months ago I wrote an introductory article on what Multiliteracies theory is and another on why it should be a classroom focus. In this article I will expand on the topic and discuss how to assess multiliteracies.

Thursday, 18 July 2013 15:32

Strategies for Gamification: The Sequel

Title: Strategies for Gamification: The SequelThis article is my humble suggestion as to where to begin integrating game design into your practices. My last article on gamification reviewed its many benefits and provided a short overview of the important elements of game design.

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