Tuesday, November 19, 2013

What changes are we likely to see in the near future of technology and learning in higher education?  Click through this link to view an excerpt from 'Lessons from the Virtual Classroom: The Realities of Online Teaching,' by Rena M. Palloff & Keith Pratt, eds. Second Edition, via the 'Tomorrow's Professor' eNewsletter.  

A sample:  "Because the most effective way to achieve learning outcomes in the online classroom is by using active learning techniques, students are encouraged to become empowered learners.  Today's technologies promote the ability of learners to significantly contribute to and co-create their learning experiences.  More fully engaged, active learners are likely to bring new demands to the learning situation and will not be able to return to business as usual in subsequent learning situations, face-to-face or online."

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