Category: Article Review

  • Stay on Top of Course Tasks with Time Blocking

    Stay on Top of Course Tasks with Time Blocking

    Do you use a calendar? If you use an online calendar, add your courses to it and then block out a reasonable amount of hours to support your efforts in that course. Most classes will take between nine and twelve hours per week. This may include class time, or it may relate to heavy reading…

  • Digging Into Learner-Centered

    Examining How Learner-Centered Professional Development Influences Teachers’ Espoused and Enacted Practices Polly & Hannafin write extremely well. There are select items I particularly like about this article: the layout is clear, the type setting is much better than most I’ve seen. Of course this could be due to the Journal of Educational Research and not…

  • Inside Outside: Article Review on “No Significant Difference in Service Learning Online”

    Since this was submitted inside of Blackboard you would not be able to see it. (Read below) I’m going to add my own extra commentary because in addition to a review of the article, I wanted to add reflection and commentary on what parts of the document might benefit an online instructor who is thinking…

  • Graphics: static or moving? Wait! This is not the post you’re looking for…

    This post to serve as article review #5. I’ve been on the hunt for a great article that might help me understand or support the idea that I have, as a visual learner, to include graphics in more or all of my modules to direct the student’s attention to the objectives. I found an article…

  • Learner Centered Assessment

    First posted 6/22 This post to serve as article review number one for Online Pedagogy. In the Use of Learner-Centered Assessment in US Colleges and Universities, Webb describes a utopia where instructors have given (through learner-centered assessment) “ a mechanism for prompt feedback to students, fosters collaboration with peers and faculty; and results in increased student-faculty contact.”  (Webb, 2012, p…

  • Saving the World with Indigenous Pedagogy

    Originally posted 6/12/2014 This post to serve as article review number two for Online Pedagogy. As one of the five article reviews for my Online Pedagogy course I submit the following: Marissa Carl Acosta posted to Google+ about this text. I saw it and immediately wanted to read parts of it. Grabbing a random chapter, I dove in.…

  • Birds of a feather – meta analysis

    Original posted 7/09/2014 This is to serve as article review number three for Online Pedagogy Polly & Hannafin write extremely well. There are select items I particularly like about this article: the layout is clear, the type setting is much better than most I’ve seen. Of course this could be due to the Journal of…

  • Each One Teach One

    This post to serve as article review number four for Online Pedagogy. In reading New Learning Environments for the 21st Century Exploring the Edge by John Seely Brown I came across formal methods for having students teach each other in a controlled environment. I found it so interesting I tracked down another similar article. While…