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Using Web Based Conferencing and Presentation Software to Improve Teaching Effectiveness and the Learning Environment
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 1364–1365
The presentation will illustrate three examples of the use of presentation and web conferencing software to encourage student self assessment. This anonymous assessment data can be used by students to evaluate their understanding of the presented...
Journal of Geography Vol. 98, No. 2 (1999) pp. 60–67
Presents a survey on the degree of training in geographic-information systems (GIS) given to prospective geography teachers. Reveals that only a handful of programs intentionally expose student teachers to GIS in a meaningful manner. Discusses...
Pocketsnips: Ubiquitous as YouTube but with Cutting Edge Quality – Creating Useful Videos for Teaching Medical Procedures
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) p. 171
Teaching videos tend to be dry, didactic and detailed. Much costly time is wasted capturing 'talking heads' and describing material which is just as easily understood from a textbook. By concentrating on the essential kinetic elements of procedures, ...