Category Archives: Learner Observations

What? A Speaking Task on an LMS?

Speaking on an LMS An LMS opens itself up more easily to Reading/Writing activities.  An instructor can direct learners to a website, or upload a reading onto the LMS, and then link the task with a writing assignment.  Listening activities … Continue reading

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Resisting the Urge to Hurl Virtual Sheep

Having spent a great deal of time in the computer lab between September and November of this past term, I was hoping that I would have been able to hammer out the basic functions of the LMS with the learners.  … Continue reading

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To Flip or not to Flip?

There is an article in USA Today that rains on the parade of the Flipped Classroom enthusiasts.  The article, written by Emily Atteberry, examines the premature delirium of the “flipped classroom” model by its proponents. Harvard university professors are testing … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the First Group – My Test Pilots

The learners I had in this MOODLE have now finished their classroom component of their program; they still have 10 weeks of co-op placement to complete.  For the first time ever, the learners in this Retail SLT program will need … Continue reading

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