Presentations from Bucks' Student Engagement Institute
|Techie, multitasking students.||7 principles of good practice learners||No Brain Left Behind: Enhancing|
|Jonathan Karp: How the brain learns||Danamarie Every: Collaboration||Beth Ritter Guth: Gaming|
|Learning with Your Brain||Collaborative Learning||Gaming|
Interactivity, Game Tutorials, Templates
- Demo movies for Respondus and StudyMate Author
- StudyMate Author screenshots
- StudyMate Author Quick Start Guide
- 26 Games to Change the World Find educational games geared toward making a difference in the world from Mission to Learn.
- http://nobelprize.org/educational/ Blood Typing and Physics Games. Games and simulations based on Nobel Prize-Awarded achievements.
- www.philosophersnet.com/games The Philosophy Games site.
- BBC Interactive Games A BBC History Games site .
- http://www.wam.umd.edu/~aubrycp/project/jeopardy.html Library Science quiz.
- http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/stockmarket/playwave.html The Stock Market game.
- http://www.aaamath.com/g725-equation6.html#section3 The Pre-Algebra game.
- http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/index.cfm?lesson=EM156&page=teacher which details a lesson plan for understanding currency exchange rates using the “Big Mac” index.
- http://webquest.org/ This website is devoted to webquests-studies and projects that are web based. Worth perusing for ideas.
- Games Parents Teachers site sponsored by games2train.com
- Games to Train a Marc Prensky site.
- Mesoamerican Ballgame - an online journey of ancient spectacle of athletes and gods.
- Muzzylane Games - Making History game - students role play in historic environments.
- Playstation at UVSC Site that teaches how to develop games using test material in Respondus. Arcade game maker.
- Parade of Games in PowerPoint
- Puzzle Generators
- Games Workshop given by Beth Ritter-Guth, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Nov. 1, 2006. Beth created a Wiki for the games, links and PowerPoint that she used.
- Game builders: http://www.gamemaker.nl
- Games factory: http://www.clickteam.com
- Game Maker: http://www.cs.uu.nl/people/markov/gmaker/index.html
- TuCows: http://www.tucows.com
- Virtual City for Teachers: http://www.teachopolis.org/
- Digital Game-Based Learning Podcast from Richard VanEck: Generation G and the 21st Century.
- www.educationarcade.org This website is a consortium of educators from MIT and the University of Wisconsin creating games and researching media technology in education. This site presents some of the most sophisticated, up-to-date research in the field.
- Digital Game-Based Learning in WebCT - a presentation given at BCCC by Educational Gamer Bob Bramucci.
- Learning Collaboratively Presentation by Dr. Bill Ford at Part-time faculty boot camp, 2009
- Way-new Collaboration: Web 2.0 presents new ways to cooperate. This TED talk by Howard Rheingold looks at the evolution of collaboration and observes that it is how civilization has progressed.
- Interaction and Engagement. Learning science research and practical experience highlight the importance of interaction and engagement to successful learning
- Collaboration Worksheet Use this worksheet as a guide to detail collaborative assignments.
- Working in Groups and Teams. This is a thorough article by Dale Anderson that explains why teams work, roles, team member styles, and how to make a team work.
- More Tips for Working in Groups More help getting teams to work well.
Engagement: Getting Results
- Fostering Critical Engagement in Online Discussions - Really good guide to getting results in online discussion including a concise rubric for assessment.
- First Day of Class Tasks from Kelly Gredone, Business Studies
- 50 Tools you and your students can use to tell a story. Pick one that sounds interesting and give it a try.
- How Experts Differ Novices Understanding this concept will help you design more effective lessons.
- Engaging Students A list of techniques from Kentucky Department of Education on Classroom Management Techniques.
- Teaching Tips to foster engagement from the Teaching Resource Center at the University of Virginia.
- Engaging Students during Presentations from the Teaching Resource Center at the University of Virginia.
- Brain-Based Learning: Possible Implications for Online Instruction
- Toward Learning by Engagement by Paul Elsner for the Community College Journal, Apr-May 2002.
- Getting Results This is a great demonstration of how you can lead students to observe, apply and learn theory.
- Beverly King has written an article on active learning techniques: Think small! A beginner's guide to using technology to promote learning: incremental steps toward integrating technology in teaching can pay big dividends."