Thursday, 26 January 2017 16:16

Tech Tools: Mural

Untitled Document Mural 1

Mural is a web-based collaboration tool that allows users on multiple devices to share and build their ideas together.

Untitled Document Freshly Squeezed

Engineering schools around the world are turning to virtual reality to transform the way their students learn.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 17:27

Competency Based Education Infographic

Open Educational Resources

This infographic aims to visualize the basics about Competency Based Education to make it easy to understand.

Wednesday, 13 April 2016 19:48

What is Competency Based Education?

Open Educational ResourcesCompetency Based Education (CBE) which was first introduced in education in the 1960’s (Ford, 2014) has recently made a resurgence in post-secondary education, particularly in the United States. A CBE approach breaks the program requirements down into a specific set of competencies that students are expected to ...

Thursday, 03 March 2016 17:58

Tech Tools: Poll Everywhere

textbooksOver the past several years tools for creating quick, interactive polls have been gaining popularity amongst educators. These tools are great for helping to implement formative assessment in the classroom. Quick polling will create a clearer picture of what the students understand and can help the instructor adjust their lessons accordingly.

Thursday, 11 February 2016 22:02

Synchronous vs Asynchronous Online Learning

full classroom of students on computersIn a recent article on Lethbridge College Learning Connections we explored the concept of backchannels. Backchannels are essentially open lines of communication through the means of technology that allows for students to interact with the course content, communicate with each other, and provide feedback for the instructor/facilitator, all during a traditional instructional period.

Ted Talks

Human behaviour and body language expert Mark Bowden examines the importance of how a speaker presents themselves to an audience. He stresses that to get our message across we must fight the internal instincts that make us uncomfortable in front of large audiences. Therefore we must be ‘inauthentic’ and develop presentation skills to help us win over our audiences.

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 16:00

Whiteboard Series: How to Write Outcomes

full classroom of students on computersIn the first of our Whiteboard Series we explore outcomes. In recent years, outcomes have become a crucial part of curriculum development. In this short video aimed at assisting instructors we explore how to write outcomes in a 4-step process.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 15:51

EDpuzzle Review: Turn Online Video into Lessons

The Public Domain ReviewAre you looking for a tool to make your flipped classroom content active? EDpuzzle allows you edit online videos, add quotes or comments, add quiz questions and review how your individual students have interacted with the content. Check out this review on the tool for more information.

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