Archive of ‘student-centered learning’ category

Academia communication in pandemic

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2020/07/22/round-the-clock-communication-is-exhausting-teachers.html

Even before the pandemic, texting and school communication apps—like Remind or ClassDojo—had given students and families new ways to contact teachers 24/7. But teachers like Davis say that school closures have increased the pressure to be “always on” for students and parents, as remote instruction has blurred the boundaries between work life and home life.

Teachers want to be available to their students, to clarify their questions and calm their fears. But it’s also crucial that teachers set time aside for themselves, and that schools and districts respect—and even help create—these boundaries

Developing systems that protect teacher well-being should be a priority for schools in the fall, …, as the demands of remote learning aren’t likely to disappear.

An ‘Internal Battle’ Over Boundaries

administration set a policy that teachers didn’t have to respond to messages sent after 5 p.m. until the next day.

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distributing responsibility. Grade-level teams could take turns having “on” hours

Learning analytics adoption in Higher Education

SoLAR Webinar “Learning analytics adoption in Higher Education: Reviewing six years of experience at Open University UK”

presented by Prof. Bart Rienties from the Open University, The United Kingdom.

To register, go to https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/learning-analytics-adoption-in-higher-education-reviewing-six-years-of-experience-at-open-registration-105611406560

Time and date: Thursday, Jun 11, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Central European time

(11:00 AM–12:00 PM Eastern US time, 8:00 AM–9:00 AM Pacific US time, 4:00 PM–5:00 PM London, UK Time)

Location: Zoom (meeting URL provided in the registration email)

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more on learning analytics in this IMS blog
https://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims?s=learning+analytics

museums worth visiting in VR

10 Museums We Recommend You Visit (Using Virtual Reality)

https://ph.asiatatler.com/life/10-museums-we-recommend-you-visit-using-virtual-reality

please contact pmiltenoff@stcloudstate.edu, if you need Google Cardboard set for your classes.
please contact mcgill@stcloudstate.edu for Oculus Go set for your classes.

Directions:
– Open YouTube
– Type / Voice Command: e.g. Smithsonian 360 or British Museum 360 or Ufizzi 360 and choose 360 video files suitable for the content of your course.
– e.g., Smithsonian has an excellent 360 degree tour of the Space Shuttle + narrative about the deployment of the Hubble Telescope: https://youtu.be/o3XS_5L–Qg, which can be an excellent intro to Astronomy class
– e.g., Smithsonian offers a 360 degree tour of the Museum of American History: https://youtu.be/TkUPzRB7p5g
– e.g., Ufizzi Gallery, British Museum present 360 degree tours of artifacts for Ancient History, Art, History of Art: https://youtu.be/SPeW0YWLVvE

If you need 360 degree resources for classes in the discipline you are teaching, please contact pmiltenoff@stcloudstate.edu

Need further assistance? please do not hesitate to contact us

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more on VR in this IMS blog
https://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims?s=vr+virtual+reality

Zoom into Jeopardy game

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more on gamification in this IMS blog
https://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims?s=gamification

VR sketching

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I've been using the #masslesspen lately to review my work, and to do markups and more precise annotations. Like on these 1:5 scale coffee table concepts I've been cooking up. . Done in @gravitysketch with @oculus Quest and @massless.io pen . . #vrsketching #gravitysketch #industrialdesign #oculus #design #virtualreality #3dmodel #vrdesign #idsketching #productdesign #designsketching #designprocess #instaart #diseñoindustrial #diseñocolombia #design #ideation #conceptsketch #vrsketching #3dmodel #rendering #vrdesign #mixedreality #mixedrealitysketching

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more on VR in this IMS blog
https://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims?s=vr+virtual+reality

online tools for teaching and learning

Home

National Research Council’s (2000) four types of learning environments: assessment-centered, community-centered, knowledge-centered, and learner-centered.

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more on online education in this IMS blog
https://blog.stcloudstate.edu/ims?s=online+education

app to phone scan pages to PDF

Borrowed from the Higher Ed Learning Collective FB group:

iOS (Apple):

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/scan-it-all/id647239869

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/scanner-for-me-scan-documents/id1017261655

Android:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.thegrizzlylabs.geniusscan.free&hl=en

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.appxy.tinyscanner&hl=en

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mobitech3000.jotnotlite.android&hl=en_US

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.intsig.camscanner&hl=en_US

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.hp.printercontrol&hl=en_US

student support online learning

10 Tips to Support Students in a Stressful Shift to Online Learning

By Kelly Field MARCH 30, 2020 

https://www.chronicle.com/article/10-Tips-to-Support-Students-in/248380

  1. Survey students about tools and platforms.
  2. Co-construct your class.
  3. Favor asynchronous approaches.
  4. Go low-tech and mobile-friendly.
  5. Share your story.
  6. Offer support and resources.
  7. Create opportunities for students to process the moment.
  8. Don’t forget about students with disabilities.
  9. Assign self-care, and model it.

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