Zoom Conferencing Best Practices in Synchronous Class Video and Demo

Synchronous Video learning is an important part of online classes. In this two part video below, I will discuss the use of web conferencing in e-learning as well as give an intro to setting up and managing a first meeting in Zoom conferencing. Part 1: Zoom Synchronous Video Conferencing in E-learning Best Practices – E-learning Lunch…

Best Sources for Public Domain and Creative Commons Pictures for your Online Presentations

As soon as a teacher moves from an in-class presentation to online cross all sorts of copyright lines. An image that a teacher “found on Google” might suffice for a PowerPoint presentation with 30 students in a room, but as soon as it is recorded, put on YouTube or an LMS, the teacher is effectively distributing copies of this image…

Using Bloom’s Taxonomy in E-Learning

Bloom’s taxonomy (as it has become) is a way of classifying educational objectives created by the educational scholar, Benjamin Bloom. This significant contribution came through his 1956 book “Taxonomy of Educational Objectives.” Krathwohl revised this taxonomy in 2002 and it is one of the main structures used for curriculum development. Watch the video below as we look…

Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset

An important progression of educational thought and practice over the last few years revolves around the idea of “Growth Mindset” vs “Fixed Mindset.” Much of this comes from the studies and book of Carol Dweck called “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.” You can also read an article from last year in Education Week here…

Discussion Posts in E-Learning – Best Practices Online

In this video, I discuss the best principles and practices in online discussion posts. I will summarize Bloom’s Taxonomy (as revised by David Krathwohl) as well as walk through applicable principles and best practices from Michelle Miller’s excellent book, “Minds Online.” If you would like to download a PDF of my slides including my bibliography, please…