Category archives for Pedagogy

Interview with the founder of Moodle at this year’s Educause meeting

This interview discusses the history, governance and future of Moodle, our favorite learning management system.  Especially interesting are Martin’s comments about the improvements in Moodle 2.0, and the future of personal education as it impacts thinking about Moodle 3.0 (or Moodle-X).

Course book creation project – wiki or Google Docs?

I recently received an email from a faculty member who wanted his students to collaborate online to essentially write a text on the course topic, and he asked whether to use a wiki or Google Docs.  So I replied: A wiki would be a good choice to support collaborative writing, and you would have a […]

POD-IDEA Center Notes on Instruction

http://www.theideacenter.org/node/64 This is a repository of 20 short papers dealing with various aspects of effective teaching, put together by the IDEA Center and the Professional and Organizational Development Network in Higher Education (POD).  The papers are all 2 pages long, and would be good resources for faculty brown bag discussions or other talks on teaching.  […]