July, 2011

522: The Importance of Student Reflection

July 25, 2011 Justin Miscellaneous

In an online classroom, there are two primary written reflection tools: blogs and forums. A forum is ideal for collaborating in a group, and following prompted topics. For example, a history instructor teaching a unit on the U.S. Civil War may post weekly discussion questions like: Why do you think it took hundreds of years […]


0 blogs, edtech522, forums, reflection,

522: E-Learning Courseware Tools

July 22, 2011 Justin Miscellaneous

An online classroom offers more provisions to use web-based tools than a face-to-face classroom might. For Weber Online, we are using the Utah Electronic High School’s (EHS) curriculum, but our plan is to “update” it to model better practices, and Web 2.0, which have gotten increasingly sophisticated, will undoubtedly play an important role in this. Modern […]


1 courseware, edtech522, elearning, online, udutu,

522: Five Challenges to Online Education

July 12, 2011 Justin Miscellaneous

We are gearing up to launch Weber Online, our school district’s new web site for fully online courses. We’ve been using Moodle as a hybrid learning environment in our junior and high schools for a few years now, and the online courses will use the same system. With the assistance of a counselor, Weber School […]


0 edtech522, Moodle, online, weber online,

Powered by WordPress. Designed by elogi.