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Seventh issue, Volume Eight
|TLT Group TGIF 10.14.14|
| From TLT Group World|
The book discussion around How to Humanize Your Online Class with VoiceThread
concludes with a conversation with the author Michelle Pacansky-Brock on Wednesday, 10/15/14 at 3 PM ET Register Here
The Cognitive Science book discussion series starts on November 7th as we discuss
"Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning” You will want to get your book NOW and start reading.
See more information about the entire series below.
Become a new member or renew your membership and receive a headset for $100.00 (USD)
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Learning Out Loud with VoiceThread: A Conversation with Author Michelle Pacansky-Brock
DATE: October 15, 2014
TIME: 3:00 PM ET
PRESENTERS: Michelle Pacansky-Brock, Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey, and others
The VoiceThread discussions surrounding Michelle Pacansky-Brock's book, How to Humanize Your Online Class with VoiceThread will culminate in an informal synchronous conversation with Michelle.
"VoiceThreaders" will be asked to do 2 things:
All TLT Group Members and subscribers are welcome to attend and participate. We invite you to become a member, if you are not already. Join us by following this link. Direct your membership questions to Sally Gilbert
NOTE: if you are joining less an 24 hours in advance, we will do our best to get you access.
Upcoming Member Exchange events
October 22, 2014 Planning Cognitive Science Book Discussion SeriesDecember 3, 2014 Keeping Up - Semi-Stone Soup: Share Something New, Useful
November 5, 2014 Keeping Up - Semi-Stone Soup: Share Something New, Useful
What’s New in Adobe Connect 9.3? - also, How? and especially Why?
Date: October 17, 2014
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET - free to all
Presenters: Steve Gilbert, Beth Dailey - TLT Group.
Adobe Connect 9.3 has just been released. We will demonstrate how a few new features such as:
In addition we will talk together about
As always, we invite you to become a TLT member if you are not already. Join us by following thislink. Direct your membership questions to Sally Gilbert
November 7, 2014Book Discussion Series -Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning
December 5, 2014Book Discussion Series - The App Generation......January 9, 2015 Book Discussion Series - Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore
| Book Discussion and “How To” Series || Cognitive Science Book Discussion Series|
The focus of this series is to assist in applying cognitive science & brain research to teaching/learning principles, strategies, practices.
Three different books will be discussed. The 1st is a general audience, non-fiction selection, the 2nd is a scholarly selection and the 3rd is fiction.
We encourage you to access the book and read it prior to the session. Of course, you can always join the conversation and later read the book. The dates and registration information are below:
Brown, P.C., Roediger, H.L. & McDaniel, M.A. (2014). Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning.Cambridge, MA: Harvard U. PressRegister Here
Gardner, H. & Davis, K. (2013).The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World.New Haven: Yale U. Press.Register Here
Sloan, Robin (2013) Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore,Picador, New York, NY. (It's a novel, but it deals (colorfully and rivetingly) with the clash between so-called Old Knowledge (books) and New Knowledge (internet and other virtual forms of communication). Not only that, it's a great read--funny, swashbuckling, and serious by turns.)Register Here
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