Category Archives: interactivity

Four Steps to Getting MOOCs Right

“Lehrer-Student” von Reinhard Schmidt in Rostock (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I love alarming education headlines – five MOOC classes are put on hold and the San Francisco Chronicle says “San Jose suspends online courses.” Which it didn’t – it suspended five MOOC … Continue reading

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Podcasting and the Attention Curve

We were working with one of our brilliant faculty here at College of the Redwoods, Pamela Netzow, who is creating an audio annotation and guide to a very complex accounting textbook. She came in for a meeting today and the … Continue reading

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Orbis Pictus: The earliest picture textbook for children

Image via WikipediaI have been ranting all holiday about John Comenius‘ textbook, Orbis Pictus, from 1658. It is the first known illustrated text book for children. It has 240 short chapters with an illustration and text that corresponds to the … Continue reading

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Adding NanoGong to a MyCR Course Site

NanoGong is an applet embedded in a web page that can be used by students and faculty to record, playback and save voice recordings. When the recording is played back, the user can speed up or slow down the sound … Continue reading

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