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Reformulating literacy in different context December 28, 2005

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Those succeeding in the future, are probably going to be the ones who can contextualize information that initially is presented in separate contexts (including separate media), and subsequently reformulate the content so the new “text” fulfills a specific set of communication needs. In other words: comprising, condensing and evaluating different sources of information turns into […]

Assessing (Evidence and Validation) December 27, 2005

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As many have noted, assessing technology’s impact on student achievement is problematic at best. How can we justify the expense in a new world of assessmet and test scores when it’s not even evaluated. This seemed like a decent start for a conversation about what to assess in terms of technology and the new literacy […]

Collaboration Report December 27, 2005

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Collaboration Report Possibly good information on supporting a social network for a department or school.

elearnspace. Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age December 27, 2005

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elearnspace. Connectivism: A Learning Theory for the Digital Age We derive our competence from forming connections. Learning theories are concerned with the actual process of learning, not with the value of what is being learned. In a networked world, the very manner of information that we acquire is worth exploring. The need to evaluate the […]

Tools for Teaching – Collaborative Learning Group Work and Study Teams December 27, 2005

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Tools for Teaching – Collaborative Learning Group Work and Study Teams While not really technology related, this article focuses on how to set students up for collaborative work in a classroom setting. Some of these suggestions might not work with younger students, but they still seem relevant.