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by Suzanne Stokes
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This collection of INSTRUCTION sites includes strategies and activities. Check the brief description of each entry to find those most suited to your needs.

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Learning Roles Online

Added 07/28/2006
Behaviorism, Cognitivism, Humanism, and Constructivism are presented in table format, with each described in terms of major concepts, implications for teaching and learning, and ideas for teaching and learning online. The information is to the point -- im

Active Learning with PowerPoint

Added 07/28/2006
Visit this site for video segments with ideas for using PPT. This resource also brings attention to the different parts of lectures, actually useful for all instructional sessions.

Engaging Business Students in Online Research and Critical Thinking through Customized Assignments

Added 07/28/2006
The format of this resource is a PPT presentation with links to descrptions of the activities designed for business students. This presentation illustrates the information literacy approach for undergraduate, adult and MBA courses at California Lutheran U

Suggestions for Effective Lecture

Added 07/28/2006
Summary of key elements of an effective lecture: includes preparation and delivery; lecture beginning, body, and closing; and suggestions for verbal delivery. Examples are given for each area.

AIS Educators

Added 07/28/2006
A weblog designed to disseminate articles, information and resources related to Accounting Information Systems (AIS) Education. The blog is in chronological order (archives dating back to June 2003) with articles about IT security, internal controls, data


Added 07/28/2006
This site contains information on developing and evaluating advertising campaigns, along with educational resources and additional related links. The author's stated objective of the site is to summarize all useful knowledge about how to create an effecti

Basic Financial Statements

Added 07/28/2006
This is a series of "lectures" that describe the concept of double entry accounting, the balance sheet and the income statement. Students can read through the lectures, see examples, and take practice quizzes.

Parade of Games in PowerPoint

Added 07/28/2006
Jeopardy, Scavenger Hunt, Trivia, Word Jumble, Word Search, Idea Map ... just a few of the games that you can customize and "deliver" with PPT. This is a very good way to engage students and colleagues in learning. Be sure to give a quick read to the art

UMUC-Verizon Virtual Resource Site for Teaching with Technology.

Added 07/28/2006
Talk about pedagogy! Use these two tutorial modules for information about selecting and using Web-based media, such as text, audio, video, still images, animated graphics, and applets. Particular attention is paid to ways of encouraging interactivity and

Learning Objects

Added 07/28/2006
What are learning objects? MERLOT is all about learning objects, so they must be good to use, whatever they are. This site explains what LO (learning objects) are, gives great examples of individual LO and LO collections, and has a nice bibliography. Revi

Selecting Learner Activities: Type, Amount, Sequence

Added 07/28/2006
Another of the Penn State 'Teaching & Learning with Technology" sites, this one gives suggestions of activities to engage the student in learning. "Real-life" examples are given, along with information about sequencing the parts of the activity in the ins

Designing Smart Lectures

Added 07/28/2006
Lectures are excellent instructional activities when delivered well by good "lecturers." Use this site for guidelines in planning, delivering, and evaluating lectures. Take time to view the two video segments the first time you visit, then enter the other
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