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Revising my grading rubric for discussion forum participation

After three iterations of the course I’m teaching, I’m revisiting and potentially revising the grading rubric I’m using to assess learner participation in discussion forums.  Back in August, I described the types of discussions in which my students in COSC … Continue reading

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Learning Outcomes ARE NOT Learning Objectives

The simple fact that Learning Outcomes are NOT the same as Learning Objectives is a key principle to “Developing Effective Learning Outcomes & Objectives.”  As noted in that presentation outline, The differences lie in the level of specificity each provides … Continue reading

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Problems with Bloom’s Taxonomy?

Last week or so, I came across an older article (December, 2002) from International Society for Performance Improvement that challenged the utility of Bloom’s Taxonomy on several levels.  In short, Dr. Brenda Sugrue argues that Bloom’s Taxonomy is not valid, … Continue reading

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Stop Quizzing Learners in Second Life!!!!

Finally getting back to this post I started about two weeks ago . . . This morning/afternoon I attended a workshop that demonstrated a variety of Teaching Tools for Second Life. I absolutely appreciated the workshop and those involved in … Continue reading

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Educause Southwest: Does Your Campus Need a Second Life?

I attended the EDUCAUSE Southwest Regional Conference in Houston, TX; my first session Thursday morning was Does Your Campus Need a Second Life? presented by Ana Gonzalez (SL: Mayela Saenz), Terry Peak (SL: Benotto Bailey) and Phil Youngblood (SL: Vic … Continue reading

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