The Alban Institute
has a nice piece of research available online
, along with a host of excellent associated resources
, that considers some of the ways in which congregations are using the web.
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
For all of you out there who are curious about what social media and learning
had to do with each other, here's a handy set of pages
that not only explain that connection but also provide "how to" tips on using a variety of software tools.
Yo Yo Ma has made some tracks
of this wonderful song available for remix, and there's a contest underway of people who are working with it. The contest is almost over, so this is not an announcement to be involved, but rather a chance to listen to some wonderful versions of the song
! (Hat tip to TheCorner
). Kind of a "mental health break," if you will.
Here's an interesting article
by Stephen Downes
that considers the Pedagogy in Action
site built and nurtured by Carleton College
. I wonder if we could do something similar in our fields at Luther?
A List Apart has a lovely article which advocates for a framework which imagines the building of web sites as social cartography and an action of collective memory. Link.
- Ryan Torma
Campus Technology has an interesting article today
The Evolution of Digital Learning Systems through Customization.
The changes and challenges that new technology has brought to teaching and learning are well documented. New technology has changed how people receive, understand, and apply new information and ultimately has changed student expectations and thinking skills. Educators often refer to 21st Century thinking skills, technology skills, and knowledge skills to describe both the current changes