Holy CRAAP!!! (Response)

Added by Lynn Chartrand, Response for Holy CRAAP Activity

I have included this content onto a previous blog post. The assessment for the CRAPP test and reflection have been included with this prior blog in order to facilitate matters. All of the information regarding OER can be found in one post.

Map for Intro to US Government Course (Response)

Added by Shawna M. Brandle, Response for Syllabus Concept Map Activity

I really enjoyed the challenge of thinking about what the bones of my course are.  These are the most important things, that I want students to know 5 years later from the course (and which, in the course, we build finer details, such as examples and evidence, on).  I’m adding this map to my syllabus… Read more »

Cornell Notes Trial (Response)

Added by Kevin Griffin, Response for Cornell Notes Activity

Watched a Ted Talk on the impact of exercise on the brain. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VDfAXCDtNV2bTiX-LVTtuii366zQkCm1y2V4ylNnkGk/edit?usp=sharing    

What's in it for Me? (Response)

Added by Lynn Cartan, Response for WIIFM Activity

My response to WIIFM, which looks at not just what’s in it for the student at a high level but also considers the WIIFM perspective for specific topics.

Getting an M.Ed: WIIFM? (Response)

Added by Jessica Lederman, Response for WIIFM Activity

I recently completed my M.Ed online through UOIT.  Throughout my studies, I was teaching – often at more than one college at a time.  When I was feeling overwhelmed (which was often!), I would create a very similar list for myself to help keep me on track: Expand my knowledge Increase my self confidence Build… Read more »

Cornell Notes for Teaching Without Words (Response)

Added by Jessica Lederman, Response for Cornell Notes Activity

I decided to kick it old school and do my Cornell Notes by hand.  I watched a short Ted Talk called Teaching Without Words by Matthew Peterson (https://youtu.be/2VLje8QRrwg). The results aren’t pretty, but I enjoyed it! https://screencast-o-matic.com/watch/cqnfrh3CUF  

Introduce your neighbourhood (Response)

Added by Steven Bishop, Response for Please Allow Me To Introduce My Field Activity

These questions are for an Urban Sustainability course I teach. A good way to break the ice on the first day, find out about other areas of the city where we live, and leads into discussion of course topics. What is distinctive about your neighbourhood? What are some advantages or disadvantages of living there? What… Read more »

Introduce your neighbourhood (Response)

Added by Steven Bishop, Response for Please Allow Me To Introduce My Field Activity

These questions are for an Urban Sustainability course I teach. A good way to break the ice on the first day, find out about other areas of the city where we live, and leads into discussion of course topics. What is distinctive about your neighbourhood? What are some advantages or disadvantages of living there? What… Read more »

The Curve: An example of misunderstanding (Response)

Added by Sofia Silberberg, Response for Misunderstood Activity

The Normal Distribution (“The Curve”) and the Empirical Rule associated with it are used in almost all disciplines. The misunderstanding arises when the user assigns a population’s property to a specific sample because that property may (and most certainly will) vary from sample to sample. I draw from the student’s personal experience  (i.e.: having been… Read more »