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Effective Practices in Teaching with Technology at Tufts 1. Trunk Forums to Enhance Reflective Learning: Jonathan Garlick, D.D.S., Ph.D., Professor, Oral Pathology, Director, Division of Tissue Engineering and Cancer Biology, School of Dental Medicine – using Trunk forums to help students go deeper with their learning & fostering reflective learning. Pyramid integrating: foundational science literacy, “real […]

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Feb 25, 2013: As usual, my “real” life has dashed my high hopes for my own active participation in this MOOC.  HOWEVER, I always get a lot out of just seeing how the course is designed & delivered & in addition, in this case, George generously referred us to an intro Stats course (from a […]

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Great talk this morning at MIT: Using Big Data to discover tacit knowledge & improve learning Ken Koedinger, Prof of Human-computer interaction & psychology, Carnegie Mellon University CMU Director of LearnLab, Pittsburgh Science of Learning Center http://www.learnlab.org Recent Powerpoint (from a similar talk) with good notes: “Why is it that science & tech have not […]

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ELI day 3

Using Analytics to Examine Course Design and Identify Effective Practices Karin Readel, Director of Instructional Technology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County readel@umbc.edu Their public BB reports: http://www.umbc.edu/oit/newmedia/blackboard/stats/ They wanted to know about the impact of their faculty training. About their training program: * Alternate Delivery Program (ADP) * for moving from f2f to online/hybrid * […]

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ELI 2013, day 2

Learning Sciences and Learning Analytics: Time for a Marriage – Sponsored by Starin Roy Pea: http://www.stanford.edu/~roypea/index.html David Jacks Professor of Education and the Learning Sciences Informed by Learning Sciences: Bransford, “The Cambrigde Handbook of Learning Sciences” Learning science in informal environments, Science magazine Journal of Learning Sciences (+ another journal) Int’ society of learning sciences: […]

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Enjoying ELI 2013 online -day #1

For the first time that I’m aware of, we are participating in ELI online as a team (paid for one registration, invited faculty to join us, which the organizers encourage) & so far, it’s going well.  Very impressive to see the investment in the effort to deliver a whole conference online.  Hashtag: #eli2013. Key takeaways […]

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