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Teaching Models: Designing Instruction For 21st Century Learners (Book Review), Joshua C. Elliott May 2015

Teaching Models: Designing Instruction For 21st Century Learners (Book Review), Joshua C. Elliott

Education Faculty Publications

Book review by Joshua C. Elliott.

Milman, N. B., & Kilbane, C.R. (2013). Teaching models: Designing instruction for 21st century learners. New York, NY: Pearson.

ISBN: 9780205609970


The Tools Of Engagement: Iclicker Use In The Classroom, Christina B. Gunther Dec 2013

The Tools Of Engagement: Iclicker Use In The Classroom, Christina B. Gunther

Christina B. Gunther

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Integrating Interactive Technology To Promote Learner Autonomy: Challenges And Rewards, Marie A. Hulme, Jaya Kannan, María Lizano-Dimare, Pilar Munday Nov 2013

Integrating Interactive Technology To Promote Learner Autonomy: Challenges And Rewards, Marie A. Hulme, Jaya Kannan, María Lizano-Dimare, Pilar Munday

English Faculty Publications

In an increasingly complex and interconnected world, students and faculty must understand and harness the power of technology to synthesize, analyze, and communicate ideas and information. A multi-modal, multidisciplinary approach of teaching and learning is critical. This presentation will examine how to best leverage the technological strengths of 21st century learners in an interdisciplinary networked community, utilizing on-line tools such as Twitter and e-portfolios. This will be anchored within a context of a larger discussion of current education theories, including cognitive, social constructivism, and connectivism. Four presenters will address recent research on the impact of technology tools on teaching and ...


Leisure And Liberal Education: A Plea For Uselessness, John E. Jalbert Jan 2009

Leisure And Liberal Education: A Plea For Uselessness, John E. Jalbert

Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies Faculty Publications

A liberal education informs a person in the proper use of leisure. Liberal education, as the word liberal suggests, is intimately connected with the idea of personal freedom.

The central role of the liberal or liberating arts is to free us, if only for short periods of time, from mundane affairs, from the need to subordinate our lives, wills, and intellects to external demands, from the need—whether real or merely felt—to place ourselves under the sway of the marketplace in order to make a living. After all, human excellence requires more than the material ends that are procured ...