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Sunday, March 28th, 2010

Free Web Slideshow Software by CodeJam tags: EDUC642D, EDUC658D, digitalstorytelling, slideshow StoryBoard Pro Software – Atomic Learning tags: storytelling, storyboard, EDUC642D, digitalstorytelling SlideSix :: Multimedia Presentation Sharing tags: slideshow, powerpoint, narration, digitalstorytelling CamStudio – Free Screen Recording Software tags: screencast Format Factory – Free media file format converter tags: converter, video, audio Producing a Podcast: […]

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Sunday, March 21st, 2010

Digital: A Love Story tags: interactivefiction Mac For Beginners | Mac Guides and Tutorials tags: mac, tutorials, howto Media Space tags: video, lecturecapture, opensource Our Courts – Homepage tags: government, socialstudies, civics, EDUC642D Free and legal music downloads – Jamendo tags: music, creativecommons, podcasting, EDUC642D, EDUC658D Ken Robinson says schools kill creativity | Video on […]

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Sunday, March 14th, 2010

DRAFT National Educational Technology Plan 2010 tags: technology, plan, EDUC642D Europa Film Treasures, the treasures from European Film Archives tags: film, archives, media, languagelearning My French Easel: Creative Exercises for Artists tags: creative, EDUC642D StatusNet | Open Source microblogging service tags: microblogging, opensource, twitter Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.

Chris’ Weekly Links (weekly)

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

Why Minimal Guidance During Instruction Does Not Work: An Analysis of the Failure of Constructivist, Discovery, Problem-Based, Experiential, and Inquiry-Based Teaching Evidenceforthesuperiorityofguidedinstructionisexplainedinthecontextofourknowledge ofhumancognitivearchitecture,expert–novice differences,andcognitiveload.Althoughun- guidedorminimallyguidedinstructionalapproachesareverypopularandintuitivelyappeal- ing,thepointismadethattheseapproachesignoreboththestructuresthatconstitutehuman cognitivearchitectureandevidencefromempiricalstudiesoverthepasthalf-centurythatcon- sistentlyindicatethatminimallyguidedinstructionislesseffectiveandlessefficientthanin- structionalapproachesthatplaceastrongemphasisonguidanceofthestudentlearningpro- cess.Theadvantageofguidancebeginstorecedeonlywhenlearnershavesufficientlyhigh priorknowledgetoprovide“internal”guidance.Recentdevelopmentsininstructionalresearch andinstructionaldesignmodelsthatsupportguidanceduringinstructionarebrieflydescribed. tags: constructivism, research, document, cognitivescience Envisioning the Post-LMS Era: The Open Learning Network (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE tags: pln, lms Free Technology for […]