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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 […]

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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 […]

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Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy Design

    In the infographic, Blended and Online Assessment Taxonomy, we have organized types of activities that suit various levels of assessments (2001) starting with remember, understand, and apply in the first row. Assessment activities like matching, multiple choice, and word problems fall among these lower levels of learning. Grading and feedback criteria for these […]

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How Course Web Design Impacts Student Engagement — Campus Technology

Cloud-based applications have the advantage of generating lots of usage data that can give developers insights about how customers are using their products. Rarely, however, do companies share the data publicly. But that’s exactly what Instructure did when it released an interesting infographic offering summary data from 387 colleges and universities that have used its […]

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How Visual Design can Optimize eLearning

We have always known that a picture is worth more than words and this is especially proven well in case of e-learning. Making use of graphics, games, designs will surely stimulate the nerves connecting the eyes to the brain and it has been seen how visual designs are not just mere decoration but impacted learning […]

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The 6 Levels Of Bloom’s Taxonomy, Explained With Active Verbs

The various levels of Bloom’s (Revised) Taxonomy are pretty well known to most teachers at this point. The gradated levels of critical thinking allow teachers to build lesson plans and identifylearning outcomes that are appropriate for the level of exploration of material for the students at that time. A useful way of understanding how to put Bloom’s into […]

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Would You Create An Online Course? Here’s Why Some Do (And Some Don’t)

There are a ton of sites out there now for teachers to share lesson plans and resources. Sharing, at least in this case includes having access to platforms where you can both get and give content. Teachers can find both free and paid content for their use, and can also upload their own content to share […]

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10 Self-Evaluation Tips for Technology Instructional Specialists

Successful technology integration must include an element of reflection to stay focused on how individual teachers and learners will use this technology in the classroom.

Source: www.edutopia.org

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How To Make the Most of a Video Introduction for an Online Course

See on Scoop.it – Moodlicious From an instructor’s perspective, there is a great deal of thought that goes into the creation of a new course in Moodle — everything from the template and color scheme to the best way to relay contact information. One of the most important considerations, however, might also be one of […]

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Towards Teacher-led Design Inquiry of Learning | Open Education Europa

“This paper proposes “teacher-led design inquiry of learning” as a new model of educational practice and professional development. This model combines four existing models. It integrates teacher inquiry into student learning, learning design, and Learning analytics, and aims to capture the essence of the synergy of these three fields. Furthermore, we identify how Learning Analytics […]

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