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Mobile Computing – The horizon report

The Horizon report describes the continuing work of the New Media Consortium’s Horizon Project, a qualitative research project established in 2002 that identifies and describes emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, or creative inquiry in college and university campuses within the next five years.  Mobile Computing is providing on-the-go learning for … Continue reading

Online assignments…… why?

There are many benefits of making your assignments online. The assignment can be in a variety of forms such as quizzes, forums, online discussions, simulations, etc, and can allow for diverse learners. The students can receive online feedback in a relatively short space of time. The University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada provides the following web page … Continue reading

Digital Etiquette

Digital Etiquette describes the standards of conduct when using digital and/or electronic technology. Lessons on Digital Etiquette is a Google site providing a user-friendly 60 minute lesson introducing the term etiquette and providing students with a chance to learn about it from fictional scenarios and multimedia sources.  This site includes assessment activities that could be adapted for … Continue reading

Mathematics Online Activities

England’s BBC website has some very interesting activities in a variety of curriculum areas and allows students to choose the resource best suited to their needs, learning styles, working strategies, and level of ability.  Click on the three screen captures below to explore some Mathematics lessons for 15 year old students:   Now this one…   … Continue reading

Resolving forces using Java Applet

Java applets provde a technology enriched learning environment that enables students to pursue their individual curiosities and become active participants in their own learning. They allow interactivity for the students by enabling them to change values whilst seeing the consequences of their actions. Click on this link to see the use of an applet to help students … Continue reading

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