Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy and Higher Order Thinking

Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy and Higher Order Thinking

How do I use technology to promote Active Learning and Higher Order Thinking? The presentation below explores Web 2.0 tools available for Active Learning and Higher Order Thinking applications that align with Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy. How to choose tools – Click for complete presentation Tools discussed in this presentation: VoiceThread PeerWise Mediasite Quizlet TEDed

Educational Technology Countdown to the Holidays: Day 1

Educational Technology Countdown to the Holidays: Day 1

Recommended by Jennifer Culver, Instructional Tech Specialist: Tricider: This tool easily allows students to discuss, not just post, as students can debate pros and cons of ideas, not just make a comment. If you would like assistance using this tool, contact cil@unthsc.edu Example: What is the role of Modern Day Chivalry?

Periodic Table of Instructional Design

Periodic Table of Instructional Design

Are you curious about instructional design? This Periodic Table, developed by eLearning brothers, From the eLearning brothers website: “Seeing the tremendous boon that the periodic table is to the field of chemistry and science as a whole, we thought that instructional design could use a quick reference of its own. To that end, we’ve compiled […]

Educational Technology Countdown: Day 9

Educational Technology Countdown: Day 9

Virtual reality, or VR, is here. Google Cardboard makes virtual reality accessible and Google Expeditions has made virtual reality focused on using it to engage learners.  See how a doctor used Cardboard to save a baby’s life. Get your own Google Cardboard now, or build your own. See also: Doctors’ training revolutionized by cardboard, smartphones […]

Educational Technology Countdown: Day 8

Educational Technology Countdown: Day 8

Image from http://langwitches.org/blog/2015/11/15/10-tips-to-get-started-with-sketchnoting-workshop/ Research has shown that drawing your notes, even doodling can help you learn and remember information. Sketchnoting or Visual Note-Taking is one way to do this. A mobile app to try with sketch noting is Paper by FiftyThree. No artistic skills are needed. See also: The Pen is Mightier Than the Keyboard Show […]

Educational Technology Countdown: Day 10

Educational Technology Countdown: Day 10

Smart wearables can be found in many places. There are wearables that can be found and are engineered for the healthcare industry. The can be used for learning as well. There are smart watches, sleep in headphones, pet trackers, event smart clothing. Check out some of these devices: Athena Personal Security Medical Record Necklace ReSound […]

Summer Reading: 5 Books to Move Your Mind

Summer Reading: 5 Books to Move Your Mind

Looking for low threshold faculty development over the summer? Grab a good book and learn something new. The following are books on teaching and learning recommended by the Center for Innovative Learning staff that will keep you in a growth mindset for the summer. 1. Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World […]

Introduction to Podcasting in Education

Introduction to Podcasting in Education

The following presentation is from the Podcast/Vodcast Workshop presented by John McKenzie. Want to learn more about Podcasting or learn to use Zoom? Contact us at canvas@unthsc.edu . Click to download the full presentation.