Meyers (2008). Using transformative pedagogy when teaching online.

Meyers, S. A. (2008). Using transformative pedagogy when teaching online. College Teaching, 56(4), 219-224. “Mezirow (1991) argued that students experience personal and intellectual growth when they grapple with disorienting dilemmas because they examine their assumptions related to the contradictory information, seek out additional perspectives, and ultimately acquire new knowledge, attitudes, and skills in light of … Read more

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Cuellar (2002). The transition from classroom to online teaching.

Cuellar, N. (2002). The transition from classroom to online teaching. Nursing Forum, 37(3), 5-13. “However, there is a step to this process that is lacking–the pedagogy, or ‘art of teaching’ online.” (p 5) “Androgogy describes a self-directed learning theory easily adaptable to online teaching and learning (Knowles, 1992). In androgogy, the learner qualifies as being … Read more

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Dede (2007). Introduction: A sea change in thinking, knowing, learning, and teaching.

Dede, C. (2007). Introduction: A sea change in thinking, knowing, learning, and teaching. In G. Salaway & J. Borreson Caruso (Eds.), The ECAR study of undergraduate students and information technology, 2007 (pp. 19-26). Boulder, Colorado: EDUCAUSE. Retrieved April 22, 2008, from http://www.educause.edu/content.asp?PAGE_ID=13903&bhcp=1. “Studying how undergraduates use electronic devices to these ends—and in turn how they … Read more

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Salaway & Borreson Caruso (2007). The ECAR study of undergraduate students and information technology, 2007.

Salaway, G., & Borreson Caruso, J. (2007). The ECAR study of undergraduate students and information technology, 2007. EDUCAUSE. Retrieved April 22, 2008, from http://www.educause.edu/content.asp?PAGE_ID=13903&bhcp=1. [Heading] “Executive summary” (p 9) “[Chris Dede] points to a spectrum of information technologies (IT) that should cause the academy to rethink the very creation, sharing, and mastery of knowledge.” (p … Read more

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Rekar Munro (2006). Transitioning from traditional classroom training to laptop-facilitated learning.

Rekar Munro, C. (2006). Transitioning from traditional classroom training to laptop-facilitated learning: responding to the orientations and preferences of the net generation. College Quarterly, 9(1). Retrieved March 22, 2009, from http://www.senecac.on.ca/quarterly/2006-vol09-num01-winter/munro.html. “Specifically, discerning the strengths and limitations of the transition from their perspective, and the impact of this change on their learning style preferences and … Read more

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Taylor (2002). Pros and cons of online learning – a faculty perspective.

Taylor, R. W. (2002). Pros and cons of online learning – a faculty perspective. Journal of European Industrial Training, 26(1), 24-37. doi: 10.1108/03090590210415876. [This paper is weak and thin on research and references. Too much unsubstantiated opinion.] “[This paper] emphasizes that the online environment must be created in such a way that learning can and … Read more

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Storti (1990). The Art of Crossing Cultures.

Storti, C. (1990). The Art of Crossing Cultures. Intercultural Press. [Book about culture shock, adjusting to other cultures, especially for expats in new surroundings.] [Type I incidents are behaviours that are alien to the expat; Type II incidents are the cultural missteps that the expat is making.] “… by withdrawing and isolating ourselves from the … Read more

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Woolfolk et al (2009). Ch 4 – Abilities and disabilites.

Woolfolk, A., Winne, P. H., & Perry, N. E. (2009). Abilities and disabilites. [Ch 4] In Educational Psychology (4th ed., pp. 104-156). Toronto: Pearson Canada Inc. “… exceptionalities …” (p 105) [Heading] “Language and labelling” (p 106) [On the dangers of labelling] “A label does not tell which methods to use with individual students. … … Read more

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Woolfolk et al (2009). Ch 11 – Creating learning environments.

Woolfolk, A., Winne, P. H., & Perry, N. E. (2009). Creating learning environments. [Ch 11] In Educational Psychology (4th ed., pp. 416-455). Toronto: Pearson Canada Inc. [On research of student achievement:] “… classroom management stands out as the variable with the largest impact (Marzano & Marzano, 2003).” (p 418) “Knowledge and expertise in classroom management … Read more

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