Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Low-Threshold Applications and Activities (LTAs)

Incrementally Low-Cost in Time, Money, Stress
An LTA is an activity or application of information technology that is reliable, accessible, easy to learn, non-intimidating and incrementally low-cost in time, money, and stress.

  • Introduction to LTAs (Definitions, Forms, Criteria, Examples, etc.)
  • Shareworthy LTAs - see Glossary
  • LTA Collection (edited by Charles Ansorge for the TLT Group)
  • Additional LTA Resources (Collections of low threshold and higher threshold teaching resources, Examples, Slideshows, etc.)

See also:  TMI/TMO/TLT/TL$Frugal InnovationsVisions Worth Working Toward

ORIGIN:  "LTAs" - Low-Threshold Applications and Activities were first described by Steven W. Gilbert in an article "The Beauty of Low Threshold Applications" in Syllabus Magazine, February 12, 2002    Click here for text-only version

Also appeared in AAHESGIT-96, Steve Gilbert's listserv (now TLT-SWG).

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