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Technology-Enhanced Literacy Instruction

I’ve just finished exploring the “technology-enhanced literacy instruction” literature and creating a prezi presentation file about it, that I will share will our educational sciences bachelor students (4th year: “Younger”). I’m heavily relying on the TPACK Model (Mishra & Koehler, 2006) to structure this presentation. I have also introduced the SAMR Model (Puentedura, 2009) to […]

18 May 2010 at 05:06 - Comments
Bob Reuter at 18:37 on 18 May 2010
the prezi presentation file can be found here: N.B. It's still somewhat *work-in-progress* and it…
Bob Reuter at 18:46 on 18 May 2010
N.B. I don't think that neuroscientific findings are the ultimate holy findings, just as much as I don't think that…

Using a Visual Metaphor to Illustrate the BScE1 Internship

I’ve been thinking about using a set of visually rich illustrations to graphically represent a metaphor of the requirements we ask our BScE1 students to fulfill (BScE1 = 1 Semester of the Bachelor in Educational Sciences study program). We actually want them to develop into “reflective practitioners” combining two different (maybe even seemingly incompatible) developmental […]

15 October 2009 at 21:50 - Comments
bob.reuter at 21:55 on 15 October 2009
Don't ask me why we called this Mission Pinguiiiin... That's the name one of my classes gave itself, for reasons…
bob.reuter at 21:58 on 15 October 2009
I simply found that these cute little birds would perfectly fit into the “learning to swim” scenario… and since the…

Many Eyes – Quickly Create Visual / Graphical Representations

I’ve just “discovered” MANY EYES (thanxs Kristina!) an online tool developed by IBM that allows everybody to generate graphical representations of numerical data – without too much trouble! It’s really a nice tool that follows my motto: keep IT simple! Explore it yourself! It’s really worthy IT… and yopu may discover some interesting visualizations created […]

10 September 2009 at 10:35 - Comments
bob at 10:42 on 10 September 2009
and I've create my first project: link I've been reading a blog post by…
Kristina Hoeppner at 18:45 on 20 September 2009
Somehow the link to your visualization got lost: This data set shows how technology can change…

Pixton™ – Comic Strip Creator – Make Your Own Web Comics Online

via This is so cool! Online Comic Creation… and it’s free! Check this out! Posted via web from the material mind

2 July 2009 at 07:40 - Comments