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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!

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…

Little things can make me happy…

I’m happy 🙂 I got a weekly-update newsletter email from the Peer Instruction Network, that I recently joined and they quoted a (“fantastic”, sic!) question I’ve asked when joining the network… so that other members can give me their answers, via a special POLL… how cool’s that!!! II. Social Sciences Members Spotlight Social science disciplines […]

23 February 2012 at 16:18 - Comments
Bob Reuter at 10:32 on 3 September 2012
and hey, I even got some answers to my question! "III. Responses to Bob's question Thank you everyone the responses…

Doug Woods on “Good Teachers Don’t Need Technology”

Doug Woods (ICT in Schools) has blogged about why he thinks that it’s inappropriate the say that “good teachers don’t need technology” and he goes into some details here: I’ve tried to post a comment on his blog, but so far it didn’t appear there, so I’d like to use my blog to publish my […]

3 June 2010 at 14:21 - Comments

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 may be difficult to…
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…

Preparing exam questions

I’ve been thinking about a question (based on a rather natural anxiety) that some of my students have asked me: “What will the questions in the final written exam look like?” and my spontaneous response was that I wouldn’t answer this question, or at least that I would not give a precise and concrete answer […]

24 November 2009 at 15:45 - Comments
Jil at 18:45 on 24 November 2009
Gudden Owend Här Reuter, also ech geif et och gudd fannen wann dir eis eng Beispillfro geift gin, well mir…
Bob Reuter at 20:51 on 24 November 2009
Virun allem ass u sech jo main ziel, dass dir ALL, oder quasi all, ganz gudd vill wesst a verstidd…

eLearning is about eConversation, not eDelivery

I’ve been thinking and reflecting a lot over the last years about the benefits and pitfalls of iTunesU and the like and the views that many university administrators have on eLearning… thinking that recording all lectures and putting them online will yield more and better student learning… I beg to STRONGLY disagree with such a […]

19 November 2009 at 08:09 - Comments
Bob Reuter at 18:32 on 23 November 2009
One of my BScE students, Chris Krier, has blogged (in Luxembourgish) about the article I refer to in my blog.…

RE: We Have to Stop Doing This to Teachers | Ideas and Thoughts from an EdTech

I’ve been commenting on a blog post by Dean Shareski who is a Digital Learning Consultant with the Prairie South School Division in Moose Jaw, SK, Canada. I’d love to know what you think about my ideas and speculations… So please leave me a comment below… Hi Dean, I’m a lecturer in Educational Sciences at […]

21 October 2009 at 07:41 - Comments

RE: Designing for anticipation, Teaching for anticipation | Punya Mishra’s Web

So what does this mean for teaching? First, everything we do as educators needs a larger goal (the big picture as it were). Too often we get lost in the minutia of of the project and forget the broader, overarching frame. The structure of our lessons, our semester, our mini-activities needs to have a larger […]

20 October 2009 at 09:07 - Comments