On Connectivism, Lectures and Classroom Discussions

I’ve heard teachers say, what’s the use of teaching when students can Google anything? Well, try googling anything. Thousands of links come up. Which one is the most useful? Which information applies to the local setting? Is the information trustworthy or correct? We have to equip students to sift through so much information. Someone said… Continue reading On Connectivism, Lectures and Classroom Discussions

Why I Ask Students to Blog in My Informatics Class

This semester will be the 4th year I am teaching HI 201: Health Informatics in the MS Health Informatics medical informatics track. Since the first year, I’ve asked my students to blog for my class. Here’s why – This slide is from my slide deck http://www.slideshare.net/isiptan/hi-201-health-informatics. You can read the blog post by Jenny Luca… Continue reading Why I Ask Students to Blog in My Informatics Class

Use of the University Virtual Learning Environment (UVLè) among Nursing students

This post was written by Jenniffer T. Paguio The UP College of Nursing has been using the University Virtual Learning Environment (UVLè) since 2013 in undergraduate courses in various ways. Initially, faculty members simply uploaded their syllabi and some resources, but with several sessions and assistance from the junior faculty members, the use of UVLè… Continue reading Use of the University Virtual Learning Environment (UVLè) among Nursing students