Tag Archives: Instructional Techology

Twilight of the Lecture

Great reading and insights about the changing role of the lecture at Universities by Harvard physics professor, Eric Mazur, “Twilight of the Lecture“.  One of my favorite quotes, “He asserts that he is “far more interested in learning than teaching,” … Continue reading

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Reading the Scriptures Geographically: Some Tools and Insights

Back on July 4, 2014, my article “Reading the Scriptures Geographically: Some Tools and Insights” was published by Interpreter: A Journal of Mormon Scripture. Why Geographical Visual Learning? Humans are visual learners.  The content area of scripture is primarily conceptual … Continue reading

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Four Presentations at Education Week This Week: Studying the Scriptures Geographically

I’ll be presenting this week at Education Week.  This event is held annually at Brigham Young University.  General dates are Monday, August 18 – Friday, August 22, 2014. There are going to be hundreds of great presentations.  The full schedule … Continue reading

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When Tests Fail

In this Style Weekly article “When tests fail: Why our public education system needs to rethink high-stakes standardized testing” Tom Shields reviews why high stakes standardized assessments are killing education and creativity.  The future of learning is to expand learners’ … Continue reading

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Doctoral Qualifying Exams: Part 9 – Instructional Technology Exam Question 2

For my Instructional Technology doctoral qualifying exams I was given one question each week for three weeks.  I had to answer the question in a week’s time, open source, open book.  This was question 2. Question 2: Choose either Option … Continue reading

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Doctoral Qualifying Exams: Part 8 – Instructional Technology Exam Question 1

For my Instructional Technology doctoral qualifying exams I was given one question each week for three weeks.  I had to answer the question in a week’s time, open source, open book.  This was question 1. Question 1: Critique of research … Continue reading

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Doctoral Qualifying Exams: Part 1

During the years 2004-2005 I spent more than twelve months preparing for and completing doctoral qualifying exams at Indiana University in two totally distinct fields: Instructional Technology and Judaism & Christianity in Antiquity.  (Somehow I had convinced myself to do … Continue reading

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