Student perception of collaborative small group projects using synchronous and asynchronous tools

This Sloan-C 2011 session will report on findings from a three-year study that explored how different communication tools may impact small group collaborative learning projects in an online course. The primary goal of this session is to share successful techniques for organizing and facilitating small group collaborative projects in online and blended courses. Student perception […]

Blogs, Wikis, and Google Docs, Oh My!

Blogs Wikis Docs Chart The web page linked above uses a table to compare features of blogs, wikis, and Google Docs. Comparison topics include definitions, number of concurrent authors, and how each tool is used in collaborative activities. The author, who is unknown, outlines commonly known strengths and weaknesses of each tool. For example, one […]

Practicing what you preach about open content

Handbook of Emerging Technologies for Learning    The University of Manitoba uses a wiki as an online textbook for their Emerging Technolgies for Learning certification program.  I like how they are practicing what they preach about the use of open source technology. (delicious tags: e-learning Education eLearning handbook learning teaching technology web2.0)

Delicious links for 2008-07-12

Is Google Making Us Stupid? Good article on how our reading habits may be changing by the way we use the Internet. (tags: academic computers future information internet learning online online_learning reference research brain google) Web Anywhere Free screen reader for the web that doesn’t require new software to be downloaded. (tags: accessibility free reader […]