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Exploring Virtual Worlds

This is a short video that explores how Virtual Worlds can be used in Education. The author demonstrates examples of face to... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Joe Sanchez
Date Added: Feb 11, 2008 Date Modified: Oct 28, 2010
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Faculty development and Support

The site includes pages on instructional design, interaction and feedback, incorporating media, course management, andsupport... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Roberta McKnight, Ph. D.
Date Added: Oct 28, 2002 Date Modified: Dec 07, 2006
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Fear 2.0: Are We Stagnating?

This is a short video that suggests that Web 2.0 tools have the power to transform education. Such a transformation requires... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Martha Burtis
Date Added: Feb 06, 2008 Date Modified: Oct 19, 2009
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Game-Based Learning

This site from SERC describes the features of game-based learning, explains why you should use games to teach, and also how... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: Rebecca Teed
Date Added: Jul 27, 2008 Date Modified: Nov 06, 2013
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Group Work in Discussion Sections

This site suggests that "discussion sections are a great opportunity to use active learning strategies to make your classroom... see more
Material Type: Reference Material
Author: Teaching Guide for Graduate Instructors
Date Added: Jul 27, 2008 Date Modified: Feb 20, 2013
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How Laughing Leads to Learning

The author describes how a statistics professor uses humor in his classroom to decrease student anxiety towards statistics. ... see more
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Author: Zak Stambor
Date Added: Jul 28, 2008 Date Modified: Feb 21, 2013
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Humor, Analogy, and Metaphor: H.A.M. it up in Teaching

This article describes how humor can provide benefits in the college classroom. Humor is appreciated by both students and... see more
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Author: Randy Garner
Date Added: Jul 28, 2008 Date Modified: Feb 06, 2010
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Introduction to Second Life

This is a short video that provides a very simple description of Second Life and some of the characteristics of it. This is... see more
Material Type: Presentation
Author: Susi Machinima
Date Added: Feb 11, 2008 Date Modified: Oct 28, 2010
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Making Group-work Work

This is an excellent resource for teaching students how to understand and overcome the challenges of group work. The... see more
Material Type: Tutorial
Author: Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
Date Added: Feb 25, 2008 Date Modified: Dec 21, 2009
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Problem-solving Skills

This study skills web site gives advice to students on generic skills and processes that contribute to success for any kind... see more
Material Type: Tutorial
Author: skills4study
Date Added: Mar 16, 2008 Date Modified: Mar 17, 2011
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