if an assignment changed, a scrap of paper went up: "Seniors IV.2 Coughlin: read pp 2-4 for Monday"
|Blackboard 9 |
supposed to facilitate spreading of information...guess there's a learning curve
there are two whiteboards on campus,
but we don't talk about that.
|huge screens |
these project the powerpoint, the lecturer, and anything else they want (qrayon it up!)
|pens and paper |
even Aristotle would know what to do.
|laptops, iPads, tablets |
the "old school" people type. all the cool people use styluses or their fingers.
|"no recording devices are permitted" |
in the classrooms
|every lecture recorded and posted |
"within 24 business hours"
my last semester, the dean reviewed a request to allow kindles. the answer was a diplomatic "no."
|bootlegged ebooks |
I have bought ONE physical book for my medical education. I have, like, sixteen ebooks.
|class of <20||class of 200 |
and I realize this is a step down for
some of my peers...
|you can see everybody and be heard from everywhere in the classroom||we videoconference with a location 100 miles away, and have to use microphones to be heard|
Fascinating. Which venue better facilitates education? Hm...