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Visit to the WisCEL Space at University of Wisconsin, Madison

Last week, I went to the University of Wisconsin, Madison for a CIC Learning Technologies meeting. Essentially that’s a meeting of all of the Learning Technology leaders from Big-10 schools (plus the University of Chicago). During the campus tour, we … Continue reading

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Reflections on ELI Part 4: Active Learning Classrooms at Iowa

One of the last sessions that I went to at ELI was about classrooms designed to promote active learning at the University of Iowa. Their designs are based on the SCALE-UP classrooms. However, while the SCALE-UP design was created for … Continue reading

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Reflections on ELI Part 2: Chris Dede, EcoMUVE, and Active Learning

The second day of ELI 2012 was kicked off by Chris Dede from Harvard. He’s attempting to reinvent K-12 science education. The project called EcoMUVE is a virtual environment where students can explore a pond and the surrounding area. Students … Continue reading

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