Category: Research

The backdrop I recently completed a research based assignment for a course I am doing. The paper was written completely as a Google doc and submitted via TurnItIn. As you know, such papers require tons of referencing to backup the claims we are making in them. Often times keeping track of these resources – books, […]

A big part of any teacher’s job is helping students effectively use the web to research information. To avoid this practice to become yet another “Go to Google and pick up the best of the top 10 hits” exercise, Dr. Robert Harris, a former professor of English at Vanguard University of Southern California, proposes two […]

Background Online learning as a concept has always fascinated me. Right from the days when I designed my first classroom website back in 2001, right up to 2018 when I help manage a fully functional LMS. The emergence of modern technology has allowed the idea of anytime anywhere learning to progress emphatically.  As both a […]

When I read education research and literature from before the time of the web, I am struck by how many of its features are still relevant today.  In his 1990 book, “Learning Theories : An Educational Perspective”, Dale H.Shunck presents a table that has the different methods to assess student learning. I find it interesting […]

As part of my ongoing professional development, I am enrolled in a post-graduate certificate program. The focus right now is on the role of reflection in teaching. As part of that focus I am reading about The Reflective Thinking Pyramid. In their book “Promoting Reflective Thinking in Teachers: 50 Action Strategies”, Taggart & Wilson discuss the three levels […]