First: A word about Power Pointless! My colleagues and I at the University of Illinois Springfield Center for Online Learning, Research and Service present many national and regional workshops encouraging attendees to freely share presentation materials online using web-native tools that encourage collaboration and updating. Please share using the URL:
Teaching Professor Technology Conference
Context-setting: As teaching professors, we find ourselves in a vortex of technology that is shaping an era of increasing innovation and rapid change.
Red Vortex Apophysis Fractal Flame by “Jon Zander (Digon3)"
~Software ~ Hardware ~ Bandwidth ~ Cloud ~ Dashboard ~ Social ~Adaptive ~ Search ~ Open ~ Self-Paced ~ Augmented
The ten fundamental reasons for technology in education:
Expansion of time and space
Depth of understanding
Learning versus teaching
New media for self-expression
Individual pacing and sequence
~John Page, Math Open Reference
Indeed, students who had two or more Signals classes graduated within six years at a rate 21.48 percent higher than students who did not take Signals courses.
Adaptive Learning Approaches - Mastery Learning