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Cognitive Learning Strategies for Students

Dear Students, Here are some cognitive strategies that will help you learn and remember the information in the long term. 1. Concept mapping – This is a spatial cognitive strategy that utilizes visual arrangements. When you create a concept map for something, you’re learning. This activity takes the new information learned and places it into an organized structure. There are

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Student Learning Organizer for Metacognitive Strategies

Metacognition is a way for you to self-monitor your learning and expand on it to increase short and long-term memory. Cognitive strategies differ from metacognitive strategies in their concreteness such as concept mapping and frames (tables with or without formulas like below). Metacognition is thinking about thinking, hence, meta-awareness. When you engage in this self-talk, you’re monitoring your cognitive processes. This is referred

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Part 2: Time-saving Tips for Teaching Online

Back in July, in Part I, I shared some time-saving tips for teaching online that addressed specific software to aid in the development of course content and also save time on teaching tasks. As promised, Part II covers some non-software tips such as computer shortcuts, strategies, and professional development. Preparing your course and teaching online can be very time-consuming, be

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Checklist for Novice Education Gaming Researchers

This is a cursory list of important concepts and items to consider when preparing to conduct educational research that involves the use of videogames. Use media selection criteria (e.g., Chapelle’s 2001 computer-assisted language learning media criteria or Jamieson, Chapelle, & Preiss, 2005 revised version) Determine reading level of videogame text by analyzing chat logs with the Flesch-Kincaid readability index. Make

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List of Student and Teacher Expectations for Online Courses

Updated 6/8/20 What you can expect from your Instructor: I’ll reply to your questions within 24-48 hours except during holidays or weekends. I’ll provide clear and concise instructions and exercises for you to follow. I’ll return graded assignments within two weeks from the due date. I’ll monitor discussions to clarify students’ postings, highlight good or interesting comments and ideas, provide

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My Human Performance Improvement Toolbox

Beresford and Stolovitch (2012) defined human performance improvement (HPI) as three perspectives: vision, concept, and end. Vision is for individuals to succeed in areas that are valued by their organization’s stakeholders. Concept uses the vision to accomplish the organization’s goals through successful interactions with not only the organization’s stakeholders, but also with the customers, regulatory agencies, and society. End refers

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Collection of My Best e-Learning Blog Posts

I’ve been blogging since 2010. I noticed I had 73 blogs listed in the category for e-Learning. Here’s a collection of my best effort to help others understand how to improve online learning and their professional online image as an eLeader. Face-to-Face to Online Course Development Checklist From Face-to-Face Teaching to Blended Format How to Make Your Online Course Accessible

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Face-to-Face to Online Course Development Checklist

  I created this list for instructional designers working with faculty in higher education who are moving their courses online for the first time.  This is not a comprehensive list but rather a checklist for talking points.  I hope you find it helpful! Will the course shell be shared with others in your department? What are the course learning goals and

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Are you interested in selling educational products on TPT?

  TeachersPayTeachers.com is a great way for educators to sell their own material.  They’re an open marketplace for educators to buy, sell, and share their self-made educational products.   Here’s my store on TPT: http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Teacherrogers. I currently have 50 educational products for sale.  Examples include a podcast project, learning center signs, language prompts with photos from American life, and literature studies.

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