Having attended a brick-and-mortar institution, I remember what a crapshoot in-school lectures could be. Some were marginally interesting, others were pointless beyond comprehension, and still, others were nothing short of life-changing. A delightful, relatively new online trend that is becoming further popularized through the advent of OpenCourseWare is the availability of recorded classroom lectures. The […]
Defining and Understanding Virtual Worlds, by Karl M. Kapp, Learning Circuits, 2007. ‘Virtual worlds just might be the future of e-learning. It is enough to make a learning professionalâ€™s head spin. Every day there is a new story about online worlds providing new learning environments. Articles and books are describing how a generation raised on […]
ProProfs Online Free SAT Exam Study Center. ‘The site features a comprehensive collection of SAT preparation material (covering all three major areas of the exam) that includes study guides, flash cards, practice questions, and even simulated exams. Quizzes, videos, blogs and interactive forums are also provided. The ProProfs SAT School also uses Web 2.0 technologies […]
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Connexions. ‘Connexions is a rapidly growing collection of free scholarly materials and a powerful set of free software tools to help authors publish and collaborate, instructors rapidly build and share custom courses, learners explore the links among concepts, courses, and disciplines. Our Content Commons contains small “knowledge chunks” we call modules that connect into courses. […]