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Classroom management in the electronic age

Carol Miles, director of Learning, Technologies and Teaching Support at Carleton University explains the challenges of implementing electronic and wireless devices in today's university classroom.

FEB 22 2010

Career Corner 2009

Presenter: Carol Miles, director of Learning, Technologies and Teaching Support at Carleton University.

The end of PowerPoint (8:52)

0:00 – 4:08   People are too PowerPoint dependent
4:08 – 5:18   The best PP presentations have no words
5:18 – 6:45   Some students expect notes in advance
6:45 – 8:52   What not to do with PP
 

Course management systems (8:15)

0:00 – 2:50   Students love course management systems
2:50 – 5:03   Wireless Internet technologies in the classroom
5:03 – 8:14   Technology is changing everything
 

The impact on professors (8:47)

0:00 – 2:19   The captive audience is gone
2:19 – 5:18   What you can’t stop
5:18 – 6:42   Students can question the theories now
6:42 – 8:47   E-mail is dead
 

The impact on students (9:45)

0:00 – 1:51   Laptop universities
1:51 – 3:09   Partial attention
3:09 – 6:22   Monitoring texting and laptops
6:22 – 9:44   Engaging your students

 

Classroom management techniques (9:14)

0:00 – 3:55   What you can do to minimize distractions
3:55 – 5:33   Letting students comment
5:33 – 9:13   Classroom activities & policies
 

Harnessing the power of wireless (9:45)

0:00 – 1:46   Different learning styles
1:46 – 4:15   The kinds of activities you can do
4:15 – 6:00   Assignment construction
6:00 – 9:45   FAST, surveys & clickers

 

Sample activities (9:05)


0:00 – 1:18   Debates
1:18 – 2:18   Case studies
2:18 – 9:05   Surfsearching & surveys

 

Videos, software and wikis (9:29)


0:00 – 2:24   Videos
2:24 – 4:06   Software access
4:06 – 5:33   Wikis
5:33 – 7:48   Cellphones & bluetooth
7:48 – 9:28   Be flexible

 

No more office hours (8:32)


0:00 – 3:20   Eliminating office hours
3:20 – 6:15   E-mail answering
6:15 – 8:32   Your students are not your friends

 

Social media (5:22)


0:00 – 4:07   Facebook
4:07 – 5:22   Second Life

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  1. Elmar Rhex / March 6, 2014 at 8:18 am

    Hi I am from Philippines and I am taking Bachelors of Science in Information Technology. I would like to use the idea here presented in my work. I’m developing a Laboratory management system that would help teacher and the idea presented in this website will be used as a support of my study. Thanks.

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