4 Popular Learning Myths debunked

What you believe about your students directs your actions towards them. What do you believe? Is it true? As teachers, we need to be careful that we are following best practices in our classes, online and off-line, and this includes these four¬†popular myths about learning: Students will learn more if they are taught in a…

Understanding Bloom’s Taxonomy in E-Learning – New Resources

If you talk with me for long about education, you will realize that I’m a big fan of Bloom’s taxonomy. Specifically the revised taxonomy which takes into consideration our new digital world. By moving students into higher orders of thinking, we help them solidify understanding and push through assumptions. Besides that, assignments and learning become…

Research Shows That Online Learning Works, So Let’s Move Forward

Many people are suspicious of online learning. Their main concern is wondering if it actually “works.” (These same people often do not apply this same question to face-to-face, lecture-based instruction, but that is a topic for another time…). Studies are showing that online learning generally does work. That is, we can meet learning objectives as…

The 6 Best Practices of Online Learning – Minds Online / Michelle Miller

There is a high degree of overlap in online and face to face best practices. In the following presentation, I use the Six best practice for learning as outlined by Michelle Miller in the book, “Minds Online.” She draws from the following best practice lists to create a comprehensive 6 best practices that could be…