Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Teacher and Technology - Oct 10, 2012


Online resources and the ‘flipped classroom’. Check out some of these that your students might use for review or enhancement.

Teaching Advanced Physics

Examples of Flipped Classrooms

Survey - half way through course


Meta-Teachnition Assignment #1
Consider your own experience with the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) idea. How has it changed your classroom experience? How has it changed your 'learning' experience? How has it influenced those around you (don't use names please)? Are you comfortable with it? Is ti too much of a distraction? Write 250 - 500 words to describe your experience.

We will post these in a discussion forum (in a discussion forum that has been created in Desire2Learn - go to https://universityofmanitoba.desire2learn.com
Use your UM Jump or UM email login. There is an option there for you to place your file in the Dropbox if you do not want others in teh class to see it.

Presentations - http://todaysmeet.com/EDUB1990Oct10  - to make comments on the presentations
  • Stephen C/Travis D
  • Shirley E/Tyler Z

How to do Assign 3 references
  • Regular APA references page BUT divided into categories for text (web and print), images, audio, video and whatever else you might use.
  • ALSO - wherever possible put links directly into your text references, images, video, etc.

Language and Metaphor


Likewise, a well-designed system is not simply a bag of features. A good system is designed to encourage particular ways of thinking, with all features carefully and cohesively designed around that purpose.” from Learnable Programming.

Important Ideas # 12 and 13

Read/Watch/Listen list for Oct 12 (if you need more)

Technology and Society

Marshall McLuhan - The medium is the message

Any 3 (most are short) of these McLuhan videos - or find more of your own

Sherry Turkle - how people relate to technology.
- Alone Together -Sample pages on Amazon – a sample of ‘intimate ethnographic’ research.
Turkle -  video links

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