First attempt at recording lectures...
I feel like this took forever to do, but it's finally done!Last November we had a guest lecturer, Dr. Bessie Dendrinos, from the National and Kapodistrian Univerity of Athens, come speak to us on the subject of "Global Economy and the Urgent Need for Languages: American and European responses to foreign language learning exigency". I recorded the video on a FlipCam (remember those?) and edited
It's not about the lecturer, stupid!
Sun, Jan 6 2013 19:00 | assessment, coursera, instructionalDesign, lectures, MOOC, scaffolding, xMOOC
Up until yesterday I was in the course "Think Again: How to Reason and Argue" on coursera. I decided to drop the course (more on this in a subsequent post), but my decision to drop the course was partly based on my free time to devote to this course, and the assessment factors currently available for math and science (and logic is a Math course for me ;-) ). I was conversing with one of my colleagues
FSLT - Week 4 - Lecturing
Here is this week's video (lecture!) on lecturing, from the FSLT12. I have currently paused the video to post it here (see, blogger is not competing for my attention :-) ). Thoughts on lecturing to follow!
Boring Within or Simply Boring?
I was reading this article on insidehighered.com the other day.All I have to say is BRILLIANT! (OK, maybe I am getting a bit carried away here)While the article doesn't point out much new information (for me anyways - sorry, I don't mean to sound like a snob), it manages to point out that a lecture is not an inherent ability that you are either born with or you are not. It's is a skill, an art dare