What advice would you give to a new teacher working in a
technology-related area? Maybe you're a student who's experienced the
good and the bad? Or a teacher who's experience has refined some
tried-and-true “methods of instruction”? What advice would you give to
a new teacher?
While preparing for the start of next semester (and at the same time
trying to help my daughter learn basic life skills) I keep thinking how
useful it would be to be able to visualise our individual learning
in a way that:
I had the wonderful experience yesterday of participating in a workshop
with George Siemens. I'd read
article a while
ago, and jumped at the chance to be involved in this workshop.
Over the past 3 years, we've been continually trying to improve our web
design course and make it more 'user friendly' in response to feedback
from learners. Some changes have been really successful, others not so,
but we'll keep trying to listen, reflect and improve the learning
Each semester we try to reflect, update and improve our Web Course based
on feedback from our learners. But it's difficult to understand why
the course is the way it is currently without also understanding the
changes that have been made in the past.
During a discussion around the topic Teaching is Dead, Long live
tonight, there were a few comments by Stephen
Downes that I want to remember... I think
because they resonate with the kind of 'teacher' that I want to be...
but is it the kind of 'teacher' that my ...