Drawing research with learning benefits

There have been many studies on the impact of drawing and the brain, but several papers, and at least one thesis in recent years have again ignited interest in the use of drawing to support teaching and learning. One such paper ; “The Surprisingly Powerful Influence of Drawing on Memory“, …

Visual prompts and daily practice

When incorporating visual activities in a learning context, you can consider two approaches to make things easier for yourself, your students or team.  Prompts and Practice. There has been a growing interest in “daily practice challenges”,  since inktober kicked off in 2009. Creator Jake Parker wanted “a challenge to improve …

Basics of Online Learning – Visual Notes

This week, the fine folks at BCCampus, led by Ross McKerlich, shared “The Basics of Online Learning” webinar this week. I took some visual notes, and wrote a brief summary below. The webinar was well attended with nearly 100 participants from around the province, in a variety of teaching online …