Transforming learning through global collaboration
For this challenge we were to assess the wiki and video artifacts to determine an assessment score for the students in a collaborative project.
The assessment piece was very straight forward thanks to the creation of rubrics that matched the guidelines provided in the early stages of the project. …
Posted on November 11, 2012 at 12:37pm
Working on the wiki with Tasha was great fun. We quickly communicated via the wiki discussion and comment tools and began our research.
From their the video creation was relatively simple as long as it involved an aspect of innovation, invention or prediction. I've always loved the Rip Van Winkle metaphor to education and thought it was appropriate given the transformation that technology can bring when integrated well.…Continue
Posted on November 5, 2012 at 10:13pm — 2 Comments
What is a handshake and why is it important?
Handshakes are the first form of acknowledgement between two people or more. They confirm that all involved are in agreement of what is to come. Sometimes handshakes can seal a deal. In a global project the handshake does just that. We are introduced to others ready to embark on a similar voyage. This handshake is exciting as it is often the first time many of the students in the project will interact with…Continue
Posted on November 5, 2012 at 9:51pm — 15 Comments
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