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Big Trend: Free online learning & assessment resources

I’ve got the impression that many companies are investing in offering free online learning and assessment resources and tools. I recently discovered these two: They can be interesting for learners, looking for self-paced revision and for teachers wishing to make their jobs easier (and spend their time on more meaningful activities)… What do […]

4 June 2014 at 16:28 - Comments

What can schools, teachers and learners learn from implicit learning research?

Here is the slideshow of my oral presentation “What can schools, teachers and learners learn from implicit learning research?”, that I just gave at the Fourth scientific symposium of the Association for Research in Neuroeducation, at the Université de Caen, in Caen, Basse-Normandie, France . 0

27 May 2014 at 15:42 - Comments

New membership to a professional association – ARN

I just signed up for regular membership at the ARN – ASSOCIATION POUR LA RECHERCHE EN NEUROÉDUCATION / ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH IN NEUROEDUCATION, 1) because I’ll present a poster at their conference in may 2014, and 2) because I like being networked with other researchers eager to better “Understanding the Brain to Improve Teaching”. I’m looking […]

26 February 2014 at 17:30 - Comments
Bob Reuter at 13:04 on 14 March 2014
and my proposal to orally present a paper at this year's meeting in Caen (May 26-27) got accepted...

DNLE – Assignment #4: Learning Classification Chart using Bloom’s Taxonomy

Our 4th assignment was to use Bloom’s Taxonomy of Learning Objectives and find an educational technology (I suppose they should be digital tools) that would allow teachers to design a learning activity for their students, which aims at the corresponding learning objective. Even though the assignment only states that we should give one tool per […]

18 November 2012 at 13:08 - Comments

DNLE – Assignment #3: Prescription for a Learning Problem

Our 3rd individual assignement was to take another student’s Educational Challenge Scenario (from assignment #2) and try to write up a way to find a solution to the challenge described. I’ve chosen to suggest a solution to this challenge scenario: Training for unmotivated teachers to use technology  1 Home Based Learning online lesson Submitted by Siew Kee Chong […]

10 November 2012 at 11:53 - Comments

DNLE – Assignment #2: Educational Challenge Scenario

Our 2nd individual assignment was to write an “educational challenge scenario”: Write a description that tells a story of a real or hypothetical educational challenge or problem scenario. You can research and describe a real learning/training challenge facing a school or organization, or you can make one up of your own. Describe the learners, the learning […]

10 November 2012 at 11:42 - Comments

DNLE – Assignment #1: Evaluation of 3 Learning Environments or Technologies

In the online course on “Designing a New Learning Environment” (DNLE hereafter) that I’ve started taking on 15th Octobre 2012, we have been given a first (individual) assignment… And I’m currently preparing to address this task, in the next days. We have to evaluate 3 Learning Environments or Technologies and we will be able to […]

21 October 2012 at 11:40 - Comments
Bob Reuter at 11:36 on 10 November 2012
and here is my answer to assignment #1:

My motivations to take the “Designing a New Learning Environment” course

As a researcher in Educational Technology, I’m interested in the strategic use (or lack of use) of ICT tools in educational settings, the factors that influence (positively or negatively) their strategic use by teachers (of all levels in educational systems) and in the (transformative) effects (or not) that their use has (or has not) on […]

16 October 2012 at 08:30 - Comments
google at 22:28 on 1 November 2012
I intended to post you this little bit of observation just to thank you so much yet again considering the…

Going to class – again! second attempt

I’m currently subscribed to take an online distance course on “Designing a New Learning Environment“, given by Professor Paul Kim from Stanford University. I’m very (!) excited about all the things that I will be able to learn from this unique experience. I’ll be blogging about it here. So stay tuned! 0

16 October 2012 at 08:26 - Comments
Bob Reuter at 12:02 on 10 November 2012
So far I've been able to "stay on track"... even if we've got to do (at least) one assignment per…

LightningTalk @HaxoGreen2012 “Adventures in Technology-Supported Running”

I’ll be giving a LightningTalk this afternoon @HaxoGreen2012 on my recent “Adventures in Technology-Supported Running”, and just uploaded my slideshow here: Of course, you won’t have the voice, but I guess you can may sense of it nevertheless. Feel free to watch it and give me comments… after that talk… 🙂 3

27 July 2012 at 12:48 - Comments