Grading and Assessments in E-Learning (Concepts)

In the video below, we talk about grading and assessments. We grade students for multiple reasons: Assessment ABOVE learning (higher authorities are expecting it) Assessment FOR learning (we want to give feedback to our students learning and receive it back regarding our teaching) Assessment OF learning (we need to know what the students have (and…

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…

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…

Certificate Growth in Online Learning

An interesting, recent study on online learning trends asks the question “is online learning the future of learning?” Even without any understanding of the growth of this learning mode, most people I think would understand that it will continue to grow. “How much?” is the big question. Will bricks-and-mortar schools someday be haunted ruins from…

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…