2015 Tweets (L – Q)

A continuation of the 2015 Tweet summary from @ProfNancyNelson

LEARNING
Some ideas on helping students improve their note-taking skills
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/teaching-and-learning/help-students-improve-note-taking-skills

Some research on why our PowerPoint slides may be interfering with student learning
https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-19-why-your-students-forgot-everything-on-your-powerpoint-slides

An interesting look at the types of mistakes our students make
http://community.mindsetworks.com/blog-page/home-blogs/entry/mistakes-are-not-all-created-equal

Food for thought as you plan for learning … a chart comparing traditional to 21st century learning
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/02/awesome-chart-comparing-traditional.html

Things we need to realize about top students
http://www.lifehack.org/articles/productivity/23-things-top-students.html

Deepen and lengthen learning through context
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/instructional-design/using-context-deepen-lengthen-learning/

Strategies that help students learn while watching videos
http://www.teachthought.com/technology/viewing-comprehension-strategies-watching-videos-like-you-read-a-book/

Much learning is acquired by doing, but seldom only by doing
https://thesedablog.wordpress.com/2015/04/02/53ideas-31/

Some thoughts on how cognitive style may affect how a student learns
https://thesedablog.wordpress.com/2015/02/26/53ideas-29/—

How conducive to student engagement and learning is your classroom?
http://elearninginfographics.com/design-can-impact-learning-engagement-classrooms/

A summary of some studies on learning that you may want to explore
http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/features/heres-what-scientists-arent-telling-us-about-the-learning-process/

How affective context and challenge can help move from teaching to learning
http://www.aconventional.com/2015/06/two-things-to-do-in-learning.html

Research on how student goals wrt mastery and performance affect learning
http://www.irrodl.org/index.php/irrodl/article/view/1951/3342

Some interesting ideas on how to plan learning so you increase the impact of strategies and activities without increasing your effort
http://www.lovelearningideas.com/home/2015/6/25/zero-based-teaching

The five components of permanent learning
http://www.lovelearningideas.com/blog-archive/2015/5/9/permanent-learning-1

7 recommendations to improve student learning (each indicating its level of supporting evidence)
https://belmontteach.wordpress.com/2015/06/05/organising-instruction-study-7-recommendations-to-improve-student-learning/

Consider these 10 Reasons Why C Students Are More Successful After Graduation from the point of a teacher … do we need to change what we do?
http://www.lifehack.org/288168/10-reasons-why-students-are-more-successful-after-graduation

The Interleaving Effect: Mixing It Up Boosts Learning
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-interleaving-effect-mixing-it-up-boosts-learning/

Help students improve their work by using contrasting samples instead of rubrics
http://teachlikeachampion.com/blog/dylan-wiliam-advises-forget-rubric-use-work-samples-instead/

Learning New Information is Easier When it is Composed of Familiar Elements
http://neurosciencenews.com/familiarity-memory-learning-2433/

Research out of Carnegie Mellon shows “students doing more activities learn more than students watching more videos or reading more pages”
http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2724681

Research shows productive confusion helps learners apply knowledge to new situations more successfully
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0959475212000357?via%3Dihub

Do you know how to differentiate between and measure the four Depths of Knowledge?

Make students’ thinking and learning visible using the following platforms, activities, and tools

Cognitive science research that can be applied in your classroom
https://evidenceintopractice.wordpress.com/2015/10/02/the-science-of-learning/

How People Learn: An Evidence-Based Approach
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/how-people-learn-evidence-based-paul-bruno

7 Golden Rules Of Learning
http://theelearningcoach.com/elearning_design/7-golden-rules-of-learning/

More Content Doesn’t Equal More Learning
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/curriculum-development/more-content-doesnt-equal-more-learning/

Metacognition and scaffolding, an effective way to help learners gain a better understanding of a topic
http://www.improvewithmetacognition.com/metacognition-and-scaffolding-student-learning/

Survey highlights that 88% think they understand, retain and use information better when they read print on paper vs electronic devices
http://www.twosidesna.org/US/Print-this-so-you-can-understand-and-remember-it-better

Check out Open University’s 2015 report on new forms of teaching, learning and assessment for an interactive world
http://www.open.ac.uk/blogs/innovating/

The Unlearning Cycle (why we learn and how it’s changing)
http://ajjuliani.com/the-unlearning-cycle-why-we-learn-and-how-its-changing/

LEARNING ANALYTICS
An infographic on learning analytics and how they can be used to leverage educational data
http://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/learning-analytics-infographic/

LEARNING OBJECTS
Good tips for designing and developing effective #learning objects (maybe videos for flipped learning??)
http://elearningindustry.com/the-importance-of-learning-objects-in-instructional-design-for-elearning

LEARNING THEORIES
Over 50 learning theories explained with applications and examples
http://www.instructionaldesign.org/theories/index.html

LECTURING
Suggestions on how to make your lectures something students won’t want to miss
http://cgi.stanford.edu/~dept-ctl/cgi-bin/tomprof/posting.php?ID=1365

The Eight-Minute Lecture Keeps Students Engaged
http://www.facultyfocus.com/articles/instructional-design/the-eight-minute-lecture-keeps-students-engaged/

The key to better lecturing? Trust your students
http://www.theguardian.com/higher-education-network/2015/sep/07/the-key-to-better-lecturing-trust-your-students

LISTENING
Thoughts on the art of listening that would benefit both us and our students
https://hbr.org/2015/02/everything-you-need-to-know-about-becoming-a-better-listener

MEDIA
A Glimpse into the Media Habits of Tweens and Teens
https://www.graphite.org/blog/understanding-your-students-a-glimpse-into-the-media-habits-of-tweens-and-teens

MINDSET
Quiz Yourself: How Good Are You at Teaching the Art of Learning
http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/08/25/quiz-yourself-how-good-are-you-at-teaching-the-art-of-learning/

A different perspective on Growth Mindset ideas
http://www.salon.com/2015/08/16/the_education_fad_thats_hurting_our_kids_what_you_need_to_know_about_growth_mindset_theory_and_the_harmful_lessons_it_imparts/ and then this posting about it https://slowchatpe.wordpress.com/2015/08/17/what-the-what-wtw/

MOTIVATION
What students say are their biggest motivation killers
http://www.weareteachers.com/blogs/post/2015/07/07/what-are-students’-biggest-motivation-killers-we-asked-them-point-blank

Research findings summarized in 25 tips and strategies that help increase student motivation
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tom-vander-ark/student-motivation-matter_b_8011562.html

Student Motivation Matters: 25 Tips and Strategies
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tom-vander-ark/student-motivation-matter_b_8011562.html

Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/strategies-helping-students-motivate-themselves-larry-ferlazzo

A Comprehensive Framework For Student Motivation
http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/student-engagement/complete-gamification-framework-comprehensive-framework-for-student-motivation/

NOTE TAKING
Should students take notes in an active learning classroom?
http://derekbruff.org/?p=2915

An interesting technique for improving students’ note taking
http://cgi.stanford.edu/~dept-ctl/cgi-bin/tomprof/posting.php?ID=1378

The Ultimate Guide to Note Taking in Class
http://elearninginfographics.com/ultimate-guide-note-taking-class-infographic/

OUTCOMES-BASED LEARNING
You can’t design learning activities until you are clear about your outcomes
https://thesedablog.wordpress.com/2015/11/04/53ideas-37-you-cannot-design-learning-activities-until-you-are-clear-about-your-outcomes/

PBL
Three key principles of problem-based learning
http://blog.commlabindia.com/elearning-design/elearning-design-problem-based-learning-infographic

PERSONALIZED LEARNING
An infographic summarizing the what, how and examples of personalized learning
https://anethicalisland.wordpress.com/2014/11/07/personalize-my-learning-please/

PD
A list of #faculty development blogs you may want to check out …
http://chronicle.com/blogs/profhacker/what-are-your-favorite-faculty-development-blogs/59083

I’ve already read a few of these self-development books for teachers and will certainly check out the others
http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/07/8-wonderful-self-development-books-for.html

QUALITY
Five steps to assess the quality of your online courses
https://onlinelearninginsights.wordpress.com/2015/05/26/how-good-is-your-online-course-five-steps-to-assess-course-quality/

2015 Tweets (A – C)
2015 Tweets (D – K)
2015 Tweets (R – Z)

2014 Tweets (A – G)
2014 Tweets (H – Z)