Yearly Archives: 2013

Flipping a test

One point I feel must be driven home in any discussion of educational technology is that the goal is not to use more technology but to use technology to support more active learning. The goal is to improve the educational experience; technology can enhance that in many wonderful ways. Here’s […]

The Journal Nature on MOOCs

The international weekly journal of science, Nature, published a review of the current state of online learning Online learning: Campus 2.0. Massive open online courses are transforming higher education — and providing fodder for scientific research. Some quotes: Virtually everyone participating in this upheaval agrees on one thing. Colleges and […]

Gearing up for edtech Spring ’13

Well, it’s going to be an exciting year for instructional technology here at OWU. With wireless presentations and PowerPoint-free audience responses, and even wireless mice with laser pointers!  The capabilities are expanding. My technical training workshop this morning was the first time I’ve used a wireless mouse with a laser […]

ThingLink …what?

I just learned about ThingLink, a site that allows you to make images interactive. Hmm… What’s this? Check it out for yourself. Wow! I’m excited by the possibilities. Here’s a good example of the social web breaking barriers and mashing things together. Why let a picture’s thousand words tell the […]