Step By Step, the Journey Towards Freedom From Grade Levels

While the competency-base system measures learning and progression very differently from traditional models based on time, classrooms at Sanborn don’t look as different as one might think. A lot of instruction is project-based because teachers are no longer trying to get students to warehouse knowledge — they want them to learn how to think critically […]

Read More →
Scaffolding ePortfolio use

Presentation by Kristina Hoeppner (Catalyst IT) at Mahara Hui in Auckland, New Zealand, on 9 April 2015. Scaffolding ePortfolio use from Kristina D.C. Hoeppner   Slides are available at http://slides.com/anitsirk/scaffoldin… and http://www.slideshare.net/4nitsirk/sc… (download) Licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0

Read More →
Information Literacy Digital Badges Mapped to Bloom’s Taxonomy

In today’s society, visual representation of information is highly valued. Images present a significant amount of information in a faster time. We created information literacy digital badge infographics to visually convey the cognitive processes embedded in the badge steps. This page is intended to show these infographics.   Bloom’s Taxonomy   Bloom’s Taxonomy is frequently […]

Read More →
Micro-Learning’s Meteoric Rise

Micro-learning involves the reorganizing of training programs into several short courses instead of one large course.   In some respects, instructional designers have already been doing this for years through “chunking” of course content. Micro-learning is similar but often includes smaller (micro) segments.   There are a variety of reasons why demand has increased for […]

Read More →
First I Discovered Fire and then I Discovered ePortfolios

One important aspect of eportfolio that is often overlooked and rarely used well is showing change over time.  An eportfolio can produce a website to showcase work, but it can also show the changes behind the work. Sometimes, people want to see what kind of learner you are.  It’s important to show your own learning […]

Read More →
Are Digital Badges a New Measurement of Mastery?

Across the globe, higher ed institutions and professional organizations are harnessing the power of digital badges to motivate, demonstrate, and validate learning and development (L&D). Digital badges are currently in use at postsecondary institutions such as MIT and Yale University and organizations such as NASA, the U.S. Department of Education, and the Smithsonian.   Our […]

Read More →
Learning Analytics: The good, the bad, or perhaps ugly?

[slideshare id=48053333&doc=larientiesdublin11052015a-150512150537-lva1-app6892] Learning analytics provide institutions with opportunities to support student progression and to enable personalised, rich learning. With the increased availability of large datasets, powerful analytics engines, and skilfully designed visualisations of analytics results, institutions may be able to use the experience of the past to create supportive, insightful models of primary (and perhaps […]

Read More →
Gantry 5 RC1 Released

Gantry 5 is a complete, ground-up rewrite of the Gantry framework. Taking advantage of the latest Web technologies, Gantry 5 is built for the needs of tomorrow’s websites, today. We wanted to create a framework that benefited from years of user feedback we received from Gantry 1-4. By opening up our development process to the […]

Read More →
Moodle 2.9 Release Highlights: Overview

Source: www.youtube.com Moodle 2.9 features a user-friendly redesign of the user-interface for the benefit of teachers, students and new Moodle users to create engaging learning environments. With improvements to the functionality, UI, course editing and lessons, this release is our best to date. Familiar features are reintroduced with updated titles for the common simplicity of […]

Read More →
12 Easy to Follow Tips for Moodle Quiz Creation

Quiz is one of the most popular – and powerful activities in Moodle. Alongside its many standard features, there are over 80 Quiz plugins allowing you to customise it to your needs.  1. Word your questions wisely: The challenge from … Continue reading → Source: moodle.com See on Scoop.it – Moodlicious

Read More →