Intro to Zoom Conferencing for Instructors / Teachers at University of Kentucky

Text Links and Tutorials Starting a conference with Zoom video conferencing is actually pretty easy. A few simple steps and you will be on your way to Zooming with your students or colleagues. Here are the best text tutorials on how to plan and start a Zoom video conference. University of Kentucky Zoom Web Account…

Using Podcasts for Education

Podcasts in Education Innovation in E-Learning Curriculum – Using Podcasts for Course Content, Student Assignments and Program Development This blog post will evolve with resources and developed out of a Podcasts for Education presentation at E-Learn 2017 in Vancouver, B.C., Canada with Dr. Blake Jones and Jason Johnston. In our presentation/workshop, the participants learned about…

15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep

What is Google Keep? Google Keep is a new google online tool that works across platforms and integrates with all the other Google products. It can be used to create lists, clip information, make notes and then share anything with others easily. There are many educational uses even in higher learning. You will need a…

Interactive Classroom Ideas (to save your students from more lectures)

The Lecture Doth Persist Lectures, either in-class or by video, have their place in education but still too lofty a place. If they are too long they can become a waste of time and the format itself kills student interaction. Why do we persist in the lecture as primary means of teaching when research suggests there…

Robots Take Distance Learning to New Level

Personal Robots in 2017 It is not longer science fiction. For years, robots have been increasingly working in the manufacturing industry.  They are “helping, not replacing humans” as I heard one Toyota tour guide say. Now robots are quickly become part of our everyday life and culture. What was impossible or way too expensive a few…