This webinar is hosted in English
Salvor Gissuardottir will present on Graphics and media course in teacher education and moving from Blackboard to Moodle. The presenter will discuss merging distance and on campus learners Nmerging art and technology.
This action research study seeks to show in which ways tools such as Moodle and Blackboard can be used to foster learning or become barrier to learning in certain cases in learner centered project based course where students have to create together and/or remix from OER resources or create from scratch what they use in their projects and how course structure reflects the emerging changes in learning environment. Media course using open source software tools and CC licenced remix material was run in one year teacher education going from Blackboard to Moodle as the LMS tool with both distance learners and on campus learners and with instructors from both art and technology.
Salvor Gissuardottir lives in Reykjavik, Iceland. She is assistant professor at Iceland University of Education. She teaches information technology and use of Internet in education.
Doctor of Education
Matthew Poole aka Cyrus Hush
Matthew Poole is the Director of Online Academics at American National University in Roanoke, Virginia. He is working on a PhD in Education with a concentration in web-based learning, and regularly leads tours in Second Life of interesting new ideas and builds that might be of scientific, cultural, historic or artistic interest to educators.
WOW or SL: Things to Think about When Choosing a Virtual World for Teaching
My presentation will be a tour of Expedition Central and a discussion of possible applications of Second Life and/or Open Sim environments in education with either a YouTube video or slide show comparing the educational values of Second Life and World of Warcraft (which is almost done). SLURL to come.