I am presenting along with Howard Beattie from Holland College clear up on Prince Edward Island at the ITC eLearning 2011 conference. We are speaking about the NEXT Classroom and the thought behind it and where it might go next. I thought I would use this post to collect some of the things we mentioned […]
Entries Tagged as 'NEXT Classroom'
November 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off · faculty, instructional technology, NEXT Classroom, students, teaching
As the first semester of classes in the NEXT Classroom starts to wind down (what? already?), we are looking ahead at what we can do, change, add, take away, reconfigure, realign, start, fill in other cool verb here with the room. One of the challenges of having the words “New and “Emerging” in the name […]
October 26th, 2010 · Comments Off · blogging, learning, NEXT Classroom, students, web 2.0
One of the classes being taught in the NEXT Classroom this semester is ADMN 2450, which focuses on business communication from a Web 2.0 perspective. The class has been blogging, tweeting, exploring Flickr and now – vlogging! We are so happy to know that all of the tools we are trying to provide in the […]
September 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment · learning, NEXT Classroom
Ancora Imparo. Most days, I wear a bracelet engraved with that statement. And it is SO true with the NEXT Classroom. We are still learning. Things we have learned so far and issues we are experiencing: The dual boot Macbook Pros are not has happy with multiple users as we had hoped. Most faculty have […]
August 31st, 2010 · 1 Comment · instructional technology, NEXT Classroom, teaching
After some false starts and some shuffling, we have a schedule now. There are five classes meeting this semester in the NEXT Classroom. They are: ADMN 2450: Communications Media (team taught by Buckley and Merrill) GEOL 1310: Concepts of Earth Science (taught by Affholter) SPH 2100: Public Speaking (taught by King) HIST 1010: Western Civilization […]
This video from EDUCAUSE really drives home much of the thinking we had in designing the NEXT Classroom.
June 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · instructional technology, NEXT Classroom
Now we are getting to the eXperimental part of the NEXT Classroom’s name. While updating, we have decided to upgrade Safari to version 5 that was just released AND we turned on the Developer menu to allow extensions to be installed on Safari as well. Apple won’t have the Extension Gallery open for a while […]