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This week I would like you to use your imagination. You have just won the lottery and will leave your teaching post immediately to travel around the world. As you leave your keys you meet your replacement. You are asked to give this new teacher just ONE piece of advice. What would that be, and why? Enjoy your world expedition!

Blog Post - Week 7
This past week in my own teaching I felt a little disconnected which prompts my question to you, "What was the moment (or moments) when I felt most disconnected or disengaged as a teacher - the moment(s) I said to myself, I'm just going through the motions here?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 6
For the past couple of weeks you have experienced asynchronous online learning (doing modules by yourself). Previously this semester you have experienced synchronous online learning (all together in the Collaborate room). Which do you think is more effective and why do you think that? Which do you like better, and why?

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 5
This week we have what we call "open mic." You can write a post about anything related to your teaching that you would like responses from your classmates.

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 4
Here is this week's question: "What was the event that most took me surprise this week - and event that shook me up, caught me off guard, gave me a jolt, or made me unexpectedly happy?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 3
Please write a post about the following question, "In thinking about my past week teaching what is one thing I would do differently, and why?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 2
Please write a post about the following question, " In thinking about my teaching activities this past week, of what do I feel most proud? Why?"

Fall Semester 2016 Blog Post - Week 1
Describe something you used in your program in the first weeks of school that you learned in the summer NTI program. How did it work? Did it get you off to a stronger start than last year?

Monday, November 17, 2008

EDBT 4570. What did you like?

One thing that I like is the ability to go to links to obtain more information about the related subjects. They provide excellent opportunities for more research and reinforcement of material learned. Also it provides an opportunity to save and bookmark the material for later reference.

On-line learning provides the opportunity of learning at your on-pace. If you find a particular material that you want to spend more time reviewing you have that opportunity. In addition you can re-visit the material very easily. The innovative ideas, such as games and web sites, can easily be moved from our learning environment to our teaching environment. On-line learning is great.

I do enjoy going to the campus to study with the groups but I find the trip very exhausting, especially when you consider that someone driving for almost two hours one way is sitting for almost six hours for the round trip. Not good for the circulation and for an old person ;>).

Even at this late stage, (me :>), I do need the reinforcement from my teachers, instructors and mentors to make sure I am on track. Thank “All of You” for your ideas, examples and suggestions.

RS in Alpharetta

1 comment:

Dr. M said...

Hi, Ron - well said. You are doing a great job - hang in there as your GSU/NTI traveling will be over soon.