The Towson University UDL Summer Institute has been a great learning opportunity! I have stepped in and out of sessions, based on my own schedule and the level of higher education relevancy of the session. The focus has been PK-12, but there is so much that is broadly applicable and thus relevant to the higher education instruction context. It has been fun to hear from local PK-12 educators about their UDL experiences. It has also been great to reconnect with TU UDL people! Kate Simon and…Continue
Added by Claire Holmes on June 25, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments
Created a Lesson in UDL Exchange to assist in planning a UDL session for Cook Library's information literacy instruction/assessment retreat in July, 2014. Still working on the Instructional Methods section...
Added by Claire Holmes on June 19, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Group Goal: We will each successfully facilitate a lesson that integrates Ipad technology
My Goal to support others achieve this goal successfully: I will help brainstorm with my collegues as well as provide feedback for lesson improvement. I will also help problem solve any barriers discovered. Finally, I will offer advice or even troubleshoot any technical difficulties we might come across.
Added by Crystal lorded-knauer on June 11, 2014 at 12:08pm — No Comments
I think it's important to start out saying that technology is not going to solve all of our problems; learning is complex and there will always be new discoveries in how the brain works/interprets/develops. Technology can and should be used as a vehicle to help solve some leaning/developing problems that we currently find to be an issue in our culture today. It's also important to note that learning/developing "problems" vary from culture to culture, generation to generation. What is a…Continue
I feel that it is important not to forget traditional education. Learning the foundations such as manul writing, and reading from tactile texts should continue to be taught as the foundation of learning. As one advances in ones education should they then be introduced to learning through technology. Traditional ways of learning/teaching seems too essential to be lost. An example of a traditional skill that has been eradicated from education would be writing in cursive. It's important not to…Continue
Added by Crystal lorded-knauer on June 11, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments