Experiencing Online Learning – The Era of the MOOCs (Part 2)

Monday, 30th November 2017. As I start my second module of the “Deep Learning through Transformative Pedagogy” course, I wonder how proper communication is important in teaching and learning. The professor in the video points out that communication is critically important to effective teaching and learning. Why? This is because part of being able to … Continue reading Experiencing Online Learning – The Era of the MOOCs (Part 2)

Experiencing Online Learning – The Era of MOOCS (Part 1)

Wednesday, September 13, 5:30 p. m.  As the professor discussed enrolling in an online course in order to experience what online learning is about, I am not excited at all. I have previously completed online courses, and even though one gets to learn from experts of the field, the online learning itself, as a medium, … Continue reading Experiencing Online Learning – The Era of MOOCS (Part 1)

Late Night Reflections on Emerging Technologies in Education…….

Thursday, December 21, 2017. As I ponder over the emerging technologies that we have studied so far in this program, I feel the need to properly define the term. Emerging technology is the name given to any technology which can be perceived as creating a prominent impact and changing the status quo. It is a … Continue reading Late Night Reflections on Emerging Technologies in Education…….

Virtual Student Assessments – Yay or Nay?

Saturday, 9th December 2017, 10 AM. As I search for appropriate resources regarding efficient technological interventions for assessments, I ponder upon why we need technology to intervene for assessing students? Can assessments delivered using technology provide for a clearer picture of student needs, interests, and abilities as compared to traditional assessments? Can they contribute towards … Continue reading Virtual Student Assessments – Yay or Nay?

Letter of Advice to A Sincere Educator

The lesson plan provided below has been taken from a teacher, who is currently teaching geography to 6th grade in a well known school in Karachi, Pakistan.It covers the topic “Weather & Climate”.  Its organization, as provided to me by the teacher, is as follows: Subject Class Periods/Lecture 3 classes/week Topic Weather & Climate Learning … Continue reading Letter of Advice to A Sincere Educator