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Monthly Archives: June 2013
One of the projects that I am involved in here at Kirkwood is the iPad initiative, which started a week before my first day here. Although I am for giving teachers opportunities to use mobile devices to enhance the teaching and learning processes that go on in and beyond the classroom, I do not want… [Read the Full Story]
Blogging was one of the topics covered during 2012’s Technology Teaching & Learning Institute. You can view that session in the videos below. If you are interested in creating your own blog through Blogger or Edublogs, please view the following videos. Blogger is one of the two most popular free blogging programs with WordPress being… [Read the Full Story]
Rich Underwood, speech professor at Kirkwood Community College, demonstrates how he progressed from absolute beginner to novice with the iPad, which he uses in his classes.
Sarah Rissler, adjunct instructor of Spanish at Kirkwood Community College, demonstrates iPad apps she uses to increase productivity in and outside the classroom.
Deb Bloom, English instructor at Kirkwood Community College, reflects on how the iPad and Active Learning pedagogy have positively affected learner success in her classes.
Dave Hunt talks to KCELT’s Wednesday cohort of the iPad Initiative about integrating the iPad into his program, Continuing Education & Training Services Simulation Center.
Kate Hess, Library Coordinator at Kirkwood Community College in Iowa City, produced this 5-minute video in which she describes and demonstrates strategies for getting more relevant and reliable resources when searching online. She briefly gives a context for why the results of a Google search might not be as reliable as the use of traditional… [Read the Full Story]
DJ Hennager, who teaches Anatomy and Physiology here at Kirkwood, reviews thoughts gained by the use of YouTube in teaching for the “Flipped Classroom” model. Specifically, a brief introduction on how to get started, how podcasts may benefit students, and how podcasting may change the nature of education. You may view the Prezi from the… [Read the Full Story]
In 2011, Dawn Forrester Price visited KCELT to present on how role plays can facilitate the learning process.