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  1. Nov 2020
    1. Notable models are Democratic Free Schools and programs, such as the Institute for Democratic Education (IDEA) and the Sudbury School

      I would be interested in learning about the curriculum in these schools.

  2. Oct 2020
    1. [Simply type in a website address on the Lingro website and it instantly turns the website into a clickable dictionary that translates text in 12 languages.

      This sounds like a cool tool for me to use in my classroom.

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      Yes, I'm selecting this topic seeking perspective. Discussions in an online course is a manner of interacting with peers. Will ponder how I can use this in my paper.

    1. Some students receive little or no academic or personal assistance. This lack of school support causes many to never consider higher education. The literature also suggests that all first-year students in an online university are at-risk until they gain the support (financially and emotiona

      So I selected this article because I needed to clearly define the population for my research. I have encountered adult learners- some clearly have goals; not those... However, there are those who are at the low end who have so many things going on in their life...

    1. Research

    2. 2.0 tools for learning human histology by First year MBBS students and thus make them aware of the features of these

      Medical research students Web 2.0 tools

    1. Rated 10

    2. self-efficacy, and computer self-efficacy to predict their self-directed learning with technology. The data were analysed using sequential multiple regression and mediation analyses.

      Self-directed learning Self-efficacy

    1. Great resources

    2. This collection of forty theme-based readers utilizes authentic photographs and stories to explore topics immediately relevant to adult newcomers

      Adult ESL resources

    1. Great information 8

    2. fact, Woices, iSpeech and Voki can be used for the post-listening stage. You may decide, for example, to have your learners create their own Voki as a response. T

      Just additional resources for the language learners.

    3. iSpeech can be used with computers or with tablets and smart phones through the mobile apps. Voki allows you, or your students, to generate fun listening activities through the creation of avatars to represent you, a fictitious character, or your students.

      Resource for language learning environment.

    1. Great peer-reviewed source 10

    2. 480Gabriela Grosseck / Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences 1 (2009) 478–482 2. Web 2.0 – Opportunities and Challenges for Higher

      Great perspectives considering you're making an investment...you would want to know the advantages.

    3. Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences 1 (2009) 478–482Available online at www.sciencedirect.comWorld Conference on Educational Sciences 2009 To use or not to use web 2.0 in higher education? Gabriela Grosseck* West University of Timisoara, 4 Bd. C. Coposu, office 029, 300223 Timisoara, Romania Received October 8, 2008; revised December 16, 2008; accepted January 4, 2009 Abstract Web 2.0 has been, during the last years, one of the most fashionable words for a whole range of evolutions regarding the Internet. Although it was identified by the current analysts as the key technology for the next decade, the actors from the educational field do not really know what Web 2.0 means. Since the author started to explore and use Web 2.0 technologies in her own development/improvement, she has been intrigued by their potential and, especially, by the possibility of integrating them in education and in particular in the teaching activity. The purpose of this paper is both to promote scholarly inquiry about the need of a new type a pedagogy (Web 2.0 based) and the development / adoption of best practice in teaching and learning with web 2.0 in higher education (HE). The article main objectives are: • to introduce theoretical aspects of using Web 2.0 technologies in higher education • to present models of integrating Web 2.0 technologies in teaching, learning and assessment • to identify the potential benefits of these technologies as well as to highlight some of the problematic issues / barriers encountered, surrounding the pedagogical use of Web 2.0 in higher education • to propose an agenda for future research, and to develop pedagogy 2.0 scenarios for HE sector. © 2009 Elsevier Ltd. Keywords: Web 2.0; e-learning; higher education; social artifacts. 1. Insight

      Great research article to support my paper on topic of Web 2.0 technology.

    1. Rated 9

    2. Metacognition is one’s ability to use prior knowledge to plan a strategy for approaching a learning task, take necessary steps to problem solve, reflect on and evaluate

      Metacognition will be studied as it relates to self- regulated learning.

    1. I noticed that my peers also bookmarked this site . Useful 9

    2. Older Adult Students Have Different Needs There’s more to being an adult student than just age. They also tend to have children or be working jobs while earning a degree; they may also have other responsibilities, such as elder care. 

      Great perspectives about adult learners. Will definitely utilize this resource.

    1. If you would like the five assumptions summarized, then this is the site.

    2. Applying Knowles’ 5 Adult Learning Theory Assumptions to eLearning Assumption #1 (Self-Concept)

      I have read about these five assumptions in prior journal readings.

    1. Great reference 8 out of 10

    2. purpose of this section is to discuss the influence of Web 2.0 technologies on online collaboration based on different learning theories and modes

      This is fitting for my research paper which monitors this topic.

    1. Great resource 10 out of 10

    2. Google Classroom is Google Apps version of a learning management system (LMS).  An LMS can often be daunting, or a foreign language, to teachers.  Many do not have the time to develop their own website, but are interested in working digitally in

      I selected this resources to support different views on what is a LMS.

    1. This useful website provides a host of tools plus a description. 10 out of 10

    2. The following list includes free tools that you can use to stay on top of current events, including headlines and blogs.

      Resources that a teacher can never have enough of. I have used Animoto among others.

    1. This is also useful information about LMS and Web 2.0 technology. I feel that it can provide my research additional information about diverse adult learners.

    2. the capacity of existing learning management systems, which also require digital systems for information retrieval and management, as well as discipline-specific data analysis tools like SPSS or

      Trying to collect enough Information about Technologies.

    1. This is an article about a specific type of adult lear6. Prepared service teachers will present a slightly different set of adult learners. They are learning to receive a degree and not necessarily have same constraints like under educated adult learners.

    2. found. The PST concern was most intense in the self-concern stage and then fluctuated from task-concern to impact-concern within a small range. Findings of the study provide valuable insights for personalising teacher education as to how levels of concern, self-efficacy for teaching, teacher knowledge and demographics influence the change process required for Web 2.0 integration in instruction.

      Perceptions even about technology matter.I am interested in learning about as many factors that contribute to adult learning about Wrb 2.0 tools

    1. This article although it provides a different focus, I may still gain info about older adult learners who are still learners. I have not read all, but I will.

    2. Older adults are not newcomers to computer and Internet technologies. According to Hilt and Lipschultz ([16]), they use the Internet to communicate with family, friends, and business associates and research personal interests. In 2003, Heineman and Kim stated that older adults were the fastest growing group of Internet users in the United States (followed closely by individuals between the ages of 55–64). Communication via the Internet helps older adults remain informed of situations involving family and friends, stay

      Adult Learners do represent a mixed age group. For that reason, I am learning more about the population by reading this article about ages over 65.

    1. This would be another great source for support. The information so far will provide insight on my mixed group of adult learners. It would be helpful in revealing a sort of hidden factor in the learning process.

    2. While individuals use these tools in the hope that their training will improve their performance, this relationship is not a given. This paper proposes that an individual's level of digital literacy affects her performance through its impact on her performance and effort expectations. To explain the influence of digital li

      This is the very reason I selected this paper. Digital literacy is also a factor in determining one's technological acumen.

    1. There would seem to be a happy confluence between constructivist ideas about learning and trends in Internet usage. Self-directed learning through a collaborative and participative environment with other students is recognised as being a good, or even the best, approach in many contexts (Guthrie et

      Yes that was the impression I hot. Because of this misconception I feel that many of us students sometimes hold... Reality is that real students feel real anxiety in the midst of sharing information.

    1. Self-regulation supports learning and performance on specific tasks through the following: Metacognitive knowledge about academic work. Strategies for analyzing tasks. Metacognitive knowledge about task-specific strategies (e.g., for managing work, learning mathematics, comprehending texts, writing paragraphs). Skills for implementing strategies. Strategies for self-monitoring and strategic use of feedback.

      Self-regulated Learning supports metacognition.

    2. Self-regulation is important to the likelihood of learners’ success in realizing their goals and may include the following: Analyze gap between goal and current status. Break down goals into smaller steps and prioritize. Set deadlines for the goal and interim steps.

      I really like how I have this piece of "evidence " that apparently is so tangible. Things like this I place in a visible area for my adult learners to see.

    3. According to Comings, Perella, and Soricone (1999), learners who have specific goals in mind are more likely to persist in their studies. The primary incentive for learner persistence is the learner’s ability to set a goal and see progress in reaching that goal.

      Yes, I have to agree with this. Other research read corroborated this finding.

    1. This article I pulled up via an online journal via subscription. I feel like it would not contribute that much to my paper. However there may be something new to learn about emotional intelligence.

    2. emotional intelligence in initiating the process of self-directed learning among the employees of Bhilai Steel Plant.

      I am not certain where humanism comes into play here. But I recently read some information about it in another article.

    1. This website provides visitors with needed solutions if you are ready to move forward with using Self-directed learning strategies with your students. I made several comments as I read through this short but useful article. I rate the info 9/10😀

    2. How can I use this in the classroom?Find ways to emulate and “pilot” the decisions made through critical exercises. Allow for test and hypothesis based on experiential and problem-based learning. Consider the following paths of inquiry:

      Very useful approach to be used with my next class of adult learners.

    3. Acknowledging a variety of perspectives using Mind Mapping or Infographics

      I really dislike assignments of reflections; I feel that pushing students towards the use of mind mapping or infographics is definitely the way to integrate Web 2.0 tools.

    4. there are several methods teachers and parents can use to increase ownership and responsibility in learners,

      Ascertaining that SDL can be used with K-12 students.