With more than 30,000 artworks available from 151 museums around the world, the Google Art Project is a treasure trove for educators. The site lets you link directly to works of art that students can see in high resolution detail, along with helpful notes about the artist, the artwork, its location, dimensions and more.
What to learn more about teaching with Moodle? Or curious about what MOOCs* are all about? Moodlerooms has let us know about an online course on Teaching With Moodle, sponsored by WizIQ. The course begins on June 1st and is free and self-paced. Follow the link to sign up.
Looking for more information about building an effective online classroom? Consider this book: Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt, Building Online Learning Communities: Effective Strategies for the Virtual Classroom (San Francisco: John Wiley & Sons, 2007)
The Library of Congress has created a tutorial specifically for educators about copyright issues in the classroom. Copyright and Primary Sources allows you to go at your own pace and provides examples of different educational needs and how to meet them without violating copyright.
Is there a correlation between students' level of engagement with a Learning Management System, such as Moodle, and their grades? Yes, according to researchers.
Welcome to a new resource dedicated to issues of online learning at the GTU. We will combine information about best practices for online learning, including an exploration of pedagogy, alongside practical tips and techniques to enhance the experiences of learning and teaching. If you are would like to contribute to this blog, we'd love to include your perspectives.
by Arthur Holder (December 2012 Dean's Newsletter)