When you are faced with a challenge how do you do your best thinking? Are you logical and analytical, or more abstract and random? Are you a Right Brain Thinker (intuitive, synthesizing, subjective, random, holistic)? Or a Left Brain Thinker (logical, sequential, rational, analytical, objective)?
Do you consciously try to balance your approach to a problem or question? Concept Mapping (also known as Mind Mapping) is a tool that helps you think through complex problems, summarize
This week, in conjunction with the
, we are excited to begin new, bi-weekly
. These thirty-minute talks will cover some new or exciting aspect of technology and will be offered
every other week.
We'll spend the first few minutes of each talk providing a very high-level overview of the technology and then open it up for discussion to generate ideas about creative and useful ways to use the technology.
Having people from all sides of the
If you are thinking of being a guest author for our blog,
Free Range Learning
, here are a few submission guidelines to help you with your writing.
What's the Blog's Purpose?
To share ideas about design and technology for learning
Who's My Audience?
The blog aims to serve anyone interested in learning and technology — this includes faculty and students, as well as staff. Depending on the growth of the blog, this may also include people outside the Luther Seminary community.
What Should I Write
Free Range Learning
blog welcomes contributions, posts, and feedback on topics related to design and technology for learning. It is hosted by Learning Design & Technology at
If you have questions or ideas, please contact
- Before joining Luther Seminary in 2008, Ryan spent more than 10 years working (at times simultaneously) in congregations, multi-media curriculum design, and photography. He is active in the international
Already-existing web videos can be posted in Discussion forums in MyLutherNet. Simply copy the "Embed" code (html) and paste it into a Discussion forum. Note: be sure to be in "HTML" editing mode in the forum post. Simply copying the code into the WYSIWYG box will not work. ~Dan
The Learning Professor has a new look!; We've changed to blog format enabling both search capacity and two-way communication/remarks. We are also in a more public space which makes is possible to expand dialog outside the Luther Seminary community. The purpose of the publication, published jointly by the Luther Seminary Library and Learning Systems & Technology, remains unchanged... to help you find useful information from the library, as well as ideas for making the best use of
Leaders discuss seminary distance learning in the April 2008 issue of The Lutheran.
Here is a direct link to the article At a distance? The Lutheran