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To help our students explore the diverse field of education, we have assembled a variety of interesting, innovative, thought provoking websites, videos and articles. The websites and articles come from a variety of sources and are intended to help our students explore the many facets of the education field and to function as a supplement to the course materials. The videos presented here were gathered from various TED Talks. TED: Ideas worth spreading is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less).

Your success is our goal.
Explore the the following interesting and informative content to expand your knowledge.  Murl Tucker, CCU Academic Vice President
Videos:
  • MOOCs 101 (6 talks)
    Given that it’s the internet age and all, why should classrooms look exactly the way they have for centuries? Here, TED speakers on what can happen when we bring education online … and open it up to anyone who wants to learn, anywhere.

  • TV Special: TED Talks Education (9 talks)
    How can we create an education system that works for kids, instead of against them? Watch eight inspiring talks (and one beautiful performance) from TED's May 2013 PBS special, given in their entirety.

  • Re-imagining school (12 talks)
    All over the world, there's a growing consensus that our education systems are broken. These educators offer lessons in how we might re-imagine school.

Articles:
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  • Learning styles
    An explanation of learning styles.

  • Mind mapping
    How do I map? First reject the idea of an outline, or of paragraphs using sentences. Think in terms of key words or symbols that represent ideas and words:

  • Index of Learning Styles
    The Index of Learning Styles is an on-line instrument used to assess preferences on four dimensions (active/reflective, sensing/intuitive, visual/verbal, and sequential/global) of a learning style model formulated by Richard M. Felder and Linda K. Silverman. The instrument was developed by Richard M. Felder and Barbara A. Soloman of North Carolina State University.

  • American Educational Research Association
    The American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.

  • Let Me Learn
    Our research, conducted over a period of more than twenty years, has resulted in the development of unique learning tools and skills that have proven to make a difference for learners.
    Because the Let Me Learn Process® is continually tested in the real world of classrooms, training environments, and corporate settings, we can state with confidence that the process is effective in helping children and adults take control of their learning processes and adapt them to meet learning expectations.

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