Instructional Technology

Cindy Nguyen

History, UC Berkeley

Analog

Assignment: create a timeline of historical events or a list/visual of central themes

 

Digital

Assignment: outline an assigned essay topic and write an example thesis statement

Parameters for both:

  • 15 minutes to work, 15 to regroup
  • groups of 2-3 students

Analog

Digital

Analog

Digital

Why?

  • What is the overall purpose of our activity?
    • Content clarification?
    • Extension and discussion and foster creative interpretation?
    • Let’s be different and have fun?

Why?

Lessons

  • Be specific about requirements
  • Follow through with the assignments
  • Allow for flexibility
  • Check for understanding of assignment
  • Have a clear purpose

Instructional Technology: What's Markers Got to Do With It?

By Cindy A. Nguyen

Instructional Technology: What's Markers Got to Do With It?

How do ‘digital’ activities compare to ‘analog’ activities in your classroom? What type of things are better off using one or the other, or both? This is a five minute talk where I share my experience teaching with both. Video of presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alnuxdUlcSQ

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