The Role of Technology in Teaching Super-Large Classes in Universities
Whether we like or not, the constant push to increase university enrollments has turned most of our classes from the “S size” to “XL size”  in a very short period of time. A class of 30 students in a course for the first semester of an academic year may expand to 100 or even 200 [...]
Teacher’s Talk: Project Based Learning
Have you ever heard of Project Based Learning (PBL)? Or, how much do you know about PBL? Before I went for my formal ESL training, I was trained to teach Mathematics (7-12 years old). I had a very good lecturer, who adopted collaborative learning. It was 1997 then. Coperative and collaborative learning are the in-thing. [...]
Hello Teachers, It’s NOT the Technology That Matters!
It is probably a trend for teachers to incorporate all sorts of technological tools in their classroom mainly due to their novelty rather than their effectiveness in achieving the lesson’s objectives. I once listened to a “tale” on how a teacher would amaze his students by showing a physics game on his iPad, claiming he has brought changes to [...]