Technology Supported Learning & Retention/Resources

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TSLR Resources - Additional information on educational technology, teaching and learning

Some of these resources are big articles with lots of links, some of the links contained are also shown with the listing site

  • “Where there is much desire to learn, there of necessity will be much arguing, much writing, many opinions; for opinion in good men is but knowledge in the making.” - from the Project Gutenberg EBook of Areopagitica, by John Milton
  • Podomatic - enables anyone to easily find, create, distribute, promote and listen to both audio and video podcasts, directly into their computer, iPod, mp3 player or even TiVo. It encodes the podcast and syndicates it to all podcast directories.
  • Podcasting - Useful article describing and outlining case studies in the use of podcasting in learning: "the creation and distribution of lecture archives for review, the delivery of supplemental educational materials and content, and assignments requiring students to produce and submit their own podcasts." PDF.
  • 21st century Information Literacy Project - Digital Information Fluency (DIF) is the ability to find, evaluate and use digital information effectively, efficiently and ethically. DIF involves knowing how digital information is different from print information; having the skills to use specialized tools for finding digital information; and developing the dispositions needed in the digital information environment.
  • Tutorials - MicroModules are self-paced, on-demand learning experiences each tailored to a specific topic. They are designed as 10-15 minute tutorials. Many MicroModules contain audio and/or video segments to communicate key concepts.
  • example of an educational wiki that is all about collaboration and spreading knowledge: . With over 2,000 pages it has become an amazing reference wiki!
    • Our Space: The-Moon Wiki is a repository for scientific and historic information about the Moon and the people who study it. We want the wiki to be THE place to find out about every named lunar landform. Each piece of data is signed or has a reference listed so users can evaluate the quality of the information.
    • Our Community: There are three main (=obsessed) contributors including Chuck Wood, a lunar scientist, Mark Tillotson, an engineer and amateur astronomer who has fallen in love with the Moon, and Jim Mosher, a retired physicist. Each has contributed knowledge, hard work and skills, allowing us to create 2055 pages in less than 2 months. Amateur astronomers and professional lunar scientists use and contribute to The-Moon.
    • Our Experience with Wikispaces: Wikispaces is a very easy to use tool. We created computer programs to harvest information from sources across the Internet, and then used the Wikispaces template feature to create pages. We did have to add each page by hand, and also hundreds of images - how we wish there were bulk uploads and global editing (for use as we discover new data sources)! Wood has two other Wikispaces sites (including a private one for study of Titan data from the Cassini spacecraft) and will use a new Wikispaces site as a classroom for an online course this fall on education about the Moon.
  • educational games news and resource blog. It has a lot of other relevant links. learninginvideogames ?? spam filter - web .com

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