Teaching with Laptop Computers
Laptops can require that the instructor is much more proactive and has done more class planning that directly involves the use of the tool in the class. Studies show that laptops do improve learning.
Miracle or Menace; Teaching and Learning with Laptop Computers in the Classroom
Learning and Teaching in an e-Classroom
Laptops can enhance the students classroom experience and can be used for:
Examples of Notebook use in the e-Classroom
Classroom management: Best Practices for an e-Classroom
Creating Significant Learning Experiences
All teachers face the challenge of designing their courses and teaching in a way that leads to learning that can be deemed to be truly significant, as viewed by both students and others.
Dee Fink has written a book on this subject: Creating Significant Learning Experiences (Jossey-Bass, 2003). This website is intended to complement that book and to allow interested parties to continue learning how to meet this challenge as effectively as possible.
To this end, this website allows you to:
Instructional Strategies Online
Instructional strategies determine the approach a teacher may take to achieve learning objectives. Five categories of instructional strategies and explanation of these five categories can be found within this site.
Instructional methods are used by teachers to create learning environments and to specify the nature of the activity in which the teacher and learner will be involved during the lesson. While particular methods are often associated with certain strategies, some methods may by found within a variety of strategies. A sampling of instructional methods with accompanying explanations are presented in this website.
Teaching Tips Index
Teaching and Learning Strategies
In this area of the website you will find information on some of the best researched and the most widely implemented methods of helping all students to learn more successfully. The information includes a description of how the teaching and learning strategies work, where they have been applied, results, and where to find further information from experts in the field, books, websites, and other resources. They have been demonstrated to be successful with students of all ages and ability levels, including those with various kinds of disabilities and those who do not learn in traditional ways. Following are links to different teaching and learning strategies, a description of how they work, where they have been applied, results, and where to find more information from individuals, books, web sites, and other resources.
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