Global Symposium : New recordings available

Case-It or else!
Case-It! Is an open source biology case-based multimedia environment for learning about infectious diseases, genetic disorders, and bioinformatics with a global reach of over 50 countries and was developed to facilitate biology education for both non-science and science students in high school and college. This presentation focuses on one cross-cultural international study that was conducted between a large Midwestern university and a Zimbabwean University using the software to facilitate students perception and understanding of HIV/AIDS. Aroutis Foster, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Learning Technologies School of Education Drexel University.

Examining Faculty Use of Social Networking in Teaching and Community Building
This presentation presents the results of a study to determine best practices in using social networking technologies to complement teaching and learning. The study utilizes a survey, face-to-face and remote focus groups, and archival content analysis. Baiyun Chen, PhD, Instructional Designer University of Central Florida.

Learning Mathematics: Knowledge for Teaching in Today’s Diverse Classroom
This presentations focuses on her experiences providing online professional development to rural teachers on how to work with disabled students in the math classroom. Ellen Clay, PhD is Mathematician in Residence at the Math Forum and Assistant Teaching Professor at the Goodwin College School of Education at Drexel University, Michel Miller, Ph.D is an Assistant Clinical Professor & Program Director for M.S. in Special Education Program at Drexel University

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