Although I am a strong proponent of technology in the classroom, teaching can still be effective without technology. For over a hundred years or more teachers have used a blackboard and a piece of chalk. They work and they work well, except you get chalk dust all over your suit when teaching. In a smallContinue reading “Teaching without Technology”
Universities and Colleges that are cramped for space and want to reduce their overhead have come up with an online approach that works, Blended Courses. Instead of being 100% online where 50% of the students dropout, Universities and Colleges are compromising with most of the course online and an occasional campus class visit. What aContinue reading “Custom Blended ONLINE Courses”
Sky King was a Cowboy that flew a plane in the 1950’s in a black and white television show. For a Cowboy to fly his own plane and be a detective at the same time, solving crimes and murders, was rare then.
There are many articles on the integration of technology into education. The real problem in higher education is that Colleges and University are always miles behind in technology. Partially because it is difficult to keep upgrading programs like MS Word, and MS Excel. Once the faculty get used to a program that do not wantContinue reading “The Integration of Technology into Education 21st century”
It seems we live in a world of extremes where the good goes unnoticed and the bad is commonplace. The tragedy in Japan is the extreme of nature that is a wake up call for us all as to the condition of the Earth. I don’t think the dinosaurs could see the ice period takingContinue reading “The Good, the bad, and the extreme”
Teaching tools; Computers-help to prepare lessons, powerpoint shows, internet research, show graphs, keeping the students engaged using laptop computers. iPads-a handheld style of touch pad/computer that uses apps to run small programs. Built in camera, e-mail, Cloud, educational apps, free apps, game apps, quick reader of digital news and magazines, Photo flow feature in sharingContinue reading “Argosy University”