Posted by LibeRaCe on July 26, 2010
The Digital Ethnography group at Kansas State University highlighted the above paragraph from a reflection on teaching in 1898. How things have moved on ….. or have they?
Fast forward over 100 years and instead of telegrams, what about (SMS) text messaging, (IM) instant messaging and Twitter posts – can you harness these everyday technologies to get your students to think about how and what they are writing? Can they write a story synopsis, a one line review, an emergency announcement or an online advertisement?
If you want to know more, contact your library on ext.342 or email@example.com to find out more practical uses for Web 2.0 technology in the classroom.
Posted in General Library Info, library 2.0, Online Learning, Web Quest | Leave a Comment »
Posted by LibeRaCe on May 17, 2010
ERIC (the Educational Resource Information Centre), is an online, searchable database of indexed journal articles, conference papers, technical reports, policy papers and even dissertations all relating to education.
Where possible the full text versions of the item are linked to, often in PDF. Where full text is unavailable, links to library stock or publishers websites are provided.
If you search for resouces on ERIC, but cannot access the full text, please come to the library counter and we will help you find the resource. You can check your ATHENS password with us or we may be able to source the text through the British Library.
Posted in A Levels, FE Students, GCSE, Library Online, Online Learning | Tagged: database, Education, online articles, PGCE | Leave a Comment »
Posted by LibeRaCe on May 7, 2010
This new online training programme from Mimas launched on the 6th May. The programme can be linked to NVQ Levels 1, 2 and 3 Hairdressing and NVQ Levels 2 and 3 for Barbering.
An easy to navigate and well laid out site, you do not need to log in to access the resources. Topics covered include sections for Male and Female cuts, full lessons on multiple topics such as Skincare, Blowdrying, Health & Safety and also a useful section on Equipment and Skills.
Bonus features include the video demonstrations available and you can also download quizzes and worksheets to help.
Posted in A Levels, Beauty, Hairdressing, Online Learning | Tagged: barbering, hairdressers, hairdressing, Library Online, mimas, NVQ, online learning, Videos | Leave a Comment »
Posted by LibeRaCe on November 18, 2009
The University of Wales Newport have produced a learning resource exploring the impact of climate change. http://admin.rsc-wales.ac.uk/news/show_story.asp?nid=336 It aims to help educationalists and climate change activists use Google Earth to explore the impact of climate change on a global scale and it should be of use to teachers and students alike.
This e-publication provides a case study that employs Google Earth in examining climate change impacts and sustainable development issues in North Africa. Click the link below to access it.
Posted in Current Affairs, Environment/Green Living, Geography, Online Learning, Outdoor Education | Tagged: Climate Change, Environment | Leave a Comment »