Monthly Archive: July 2012

Jul 27

Video: Next-Generation Learning.

Learning is changing and has changed significantly, even since I first started university in the year 2000.  Here’s a great (cute)  video with some kids talking about that change.  Enjoy! We need to do things differently, and do so every day, every term, and every class. Keep learning! -Rob Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on …

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Jul 26

How to download internet videos easily and for free

I used to think that downloading internet videos (YouTube, Facebook, DailyMotion, Vimeo, Metacafe, and all the others) was best done through Zamzar, but I have recently discovered a faster way: ClipNabber combined with Format Factory. Links: ClipNabber Format Factory ClipNabber will download the FLV (flash video) file for any video, and then you can use …

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Jul 12

UTS Article: Collecting Digital Resources: The Passive Income of Pedagogy

University of Manitoba: University Teaching Services Path To Pedagogy, v20 (3), Spring 2012.  Pages 30-34 Click to view full screen UTS Newsletter Website Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare on LinkedinShare with StumblersTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this postPrint for later

Jul 12

UTS Article: Presentation Software in Education: Making the Old New Again!

University of Manitoba: University Teaching Services Path To Pedagogy, v20 (1), Fall 2011.  Pages 6-10 Click to view full screen UTS Newsletter Website Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare on LinkedinShare with StumblersTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this postPrint for later

Jul 12

UTS Article: Backchanneling: Instant Feedback in an Instant World

University of Manitoba: University Teaching Services Path To Pedagogy, v19 (2), Winter 2011.  Pages 14-15 Click to view full screen UTS Newsletter Website Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare on LinkedinShare with StumblersTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this postPrint for later

Jul 12

UTS Article: Being Technologically Open Minded Pays Off

University of Manitoba: University Teaching Services Path To Pedagogy, v19 (1), October 2010.  Pages 16-17 Click to view full screen UTS Newsletter Website Bookmark on DeliciousDigg this postRecommend on FacebookShare on LinkedinShare with StumblersTweet about itSubscribe to the comments on this postPrint for later

Jul 10

Do We Need to Pay 100s of 1000s of Dollars in Tuition to Hear Repeated Lectures?

By Lance Winslow If you are going to be a University Professor, then you had better learn to give good lectures right? Well, not so fast, as that old arcane method may not be in our future. Not only is it contagiously repetitious, it turns out that technique does not always yield the best results …

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Jul 06

It’s tough: Embrace Tech? Or recognize it’s uselessness?

Technology for a long time has been ignored by many (citing it’s cumbersome nature, or any of a myriad of other reasons).  However, many others have embraced it, only to be discouraged and dismayed by the disappointment that comes in trusting that “technology will change education”, and then 10 years later still seeing the same …

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