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September 2017

When Kids Can’t Read

By | 2017-11-27T14:21:14+00:00 September 18, 2017|Read Ahead, Uncategorized|

When Kids Can't Read: What Teachers Can Do: A Guide for Teachers 6-12 by Kylene Beers My rating: 4 of 5 stars Dr. Beers lived a common experience of middle school, high school and early college teachers that persists today. We enter a room as content teachers and find out [...]

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February 2017

2017 Horizon Report- Top 5

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:48+00:00 February 20, 2017|Read Ahead, Uncategorized|

The 2017 New Media Consortium Higher Education Horizon report is out and here at Read Ahead, we feel validated. We have retooled literacy intervention and are well-suited for the future imagined in this report.  Here's our top 5 summary of how Read Ahead aligns with the findings of the Horizon [...]

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How does control of navigation through words impact a reader’s experience?

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:48+00:00 February 18, 2017|Read Ahead, Uncategorized|

What We See When We Read by Peter Mendelsund My rating: 5 of 5 stars "At once (at a gulp) we readers: 1) Read a sentence... 2) Read several sentences ahead... 3) Maintain consciousness of the content of sentences we have already read... 4) Imagine events down the line." I'm [...]

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September 2016

The Mule Bone BYOD Read Ahead Presentation

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:50+00:00 September 19, 2016|Read Ahead, Uncategorized|

Check out this BYOD Read Ahead presentation for: THE MULE-BONE: A COMEDY OF NEGRO LIFE IN THREE ACTS by Langston Hughes & Zora Neale Hurston We hope you enjoy this Read Ahead presentation. You can create your own Read Ahead presentations! Read Ahead lets users create guided, focused reading activities [...]

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July 2016

Machine Learning: Interdisciplinary Curriculum Content

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:51+00:00 July 15, 2016|Uncategorized|

As an Introduction to Machine Learning Concepts, students read the following texts to prompt critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity. Critical Thinking: Use these texts to examine Roots and foundations of knowledge, decision-making and prediction How to define, manipulate and automate logical operations Compare perspectives across time and human understanding [...]

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November 2015

Online Course Design Webinar for Theological Schools

By | 2016-07-26T13:31:48+00:00 November 23, 2015|Uncategorized|

Next week, Full Tilt Ahead's CEO, Roxanne Russell, will present a webinar on Online Course Design for In Trust,  a center that provides guidance for governance and institutional capacity to Theological Schools. http://www.intrust.org/Blog/entryid/492/online-course-design-a-conversation-with-roxanne-russell

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October 2014

O Go Biblios 76: Design decisions across professions

By | 2017-09-28T16:27:56+00:00 October 21, 2014|O Go Biblios, Online Learning, Uncategorized|

Stefaniak, J.E. & Tracey, M.W. (2014, October/September). An examination of the decision-making process used by designers in multiple disciplines. Tech Trends, 58(5), 81-90. Stefaniak & Tracey (2014) are interested in the relationship between decision-making and the design process. Though they are researchers in the field of instructional design, they sought [...]

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June 2014

Appointed to Council of Distance Learning Directors in Theological Education

By | 2017-09-28T16:34:16+00:00 June 4, 2014|Uncategorized|

I am pleased to announce that I have been invited to serve with an energetic new group of educators and administrators seeking to provide leadership in distance theological teaching and learning environments, the Association of Theological Schools' Council of Distance Learning Directors in Theological Education.A common theme in theological education [...]

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April 2014

Adobe Connect Training Experience

By | 2017-09-28T16:34:17+00:00 April 28, 2014|Uncategorized|

I have just finished offering a series of training sessions on Adobe Connect for a small number of faculty and staff in a theological school. The training was open for all to attend online in an Adobe Connect meeting room once every two weeks without needing to attend every session.The [...]

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March 2014

Instructional Design Basics for Online Learning

By | 2017-09-28T16:34:17+00:00 March 31, 2014|Uncategorized|

In every online learning design decision, you will find elements of the above considerations.1) All decisions should be learning centered. Note: This does not say learner-centered. Even though learners are a primary concern of all design decisions, the learner is only part of the learning equation. You are also working [...]

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