Learning Technologies

And The Survey Says…

Interactive classrooms are the way to engage your students. In larger classes or lectures, it can be difficult to get all students involved in a discussion.

By using surveys and polls, it is easy to gain an immediate instructional response. Student are more apt to participate with the learning material through short questions & quizzes in a large group setting with new online resources.

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Quick assessments help students learn material, review important concepts, itemize learning outcomes, prepare for assignments/tests and help the educator understand how much has been learned. Here are just a few surveys & poll resources that I have tried for the classroom, seminars, workshops and research collection:

If you have others you like/prefer… please share!

Learning Technologies, Web Design

The Survey for People Who Make Websites

For those of you higher education folks who dabble in web design (and/or have web development as a larger part of your job portfolio) you might want to check out the findings from The 2008 List Apart – Survey for People Who Make Websites.

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Very interesting information about folks (some like you) who create and design websites. Get their perspective on their projects and where the world wide web is going in the future.  Other key details about:

  • technical & education experience
  • years on the job
  • geographic location
  • salary & vacation
  • their next career move