Backchanneling in Education

By Richard de Meij | Richard de Meij created a magazine on Flipboard. “Backchanneling in Education on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other magazines and all the news you care about. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Richard de Meij”.

Students Speak Up in Class, Silently, via Social Media - The New York Times

“When we have class discussions, I don’t really feel the need to speak up or anything,” said one of her students, Justin Lansink, 17. “When you type something down, it’s a lot easier to say what I feel.”<p>With Twitter and other microblogging platforms, teachers from elementary schools to universities …

Have You Tried Backchanneling in Your Classroom? Why Not Try These 33 Web Sites and Videos!

Backchanneling: <i>using networked computers to maintain real-time online conversation alongside live spoken remarks</i>- Wikipedia <br>Several of the junior …

How the Backchannel Has Changed the Game for Conference Panelists

If you follow me on Twitter, you will occasionally hear me mention “audience atomization overcome.” I’ve been using this phrase to describe something …

Backchannel with Etherpad Experiences

Today for week 3 of my “Technology 4 Teachers” class, I introduced students to a backchannel using Etherpad. This was my first time to use Etherpad …

Wake Up! With Polls, Surveys, and Backchannels

• Invited audience members <b>will follow you</b> as you navigate and present<br>• People invited to a presentation <b>do not need a Prezi account</b><br>• This link expires <b>10</b> …

Twitter in the Classroom: Backchanneling a Film Screening

Twitter is the current hot social network and, for once, I think it is justified. As others have pointed out, what makes Twitter useful is its …

Backchannel Tools

Backchannel Tools<p>Add a link Top of page<p><b>Voxer</b> <br>http://www.voxer.com/ <br>Voxer makes it simple for friends, family and colleagues to talk from anywhere in …

Classroom Backchannels

<b>Backchanneling in the Classroom</b> <b><br>This will be the home for the support files related to my presentation "Backchanneling in the Classroom."</b><p>Presentation …

Backchanneling with Elementary School Students

Chatrooms have acquired a bad reputation. Children are being warned that entering a chatroom will get them kidnapped, abused and possibly killed.<p>As …

What exactly IS a Backchannel? #mLearnCon

NOTE: This is an update to a post that originally appeared elsewhere on 10/22/2011.<p>The mLearnCon Mobile Learning Conference & Expo is quickly …

The Backchannel

What is TodaysMeet?<p>TodaysMeet is the premier backchannel chat platform for classroom teachers and learners. Designed for teachers, TodaysMeet takes …

Education

Teacher's Visual Guide to Backchanneling in The Classroom

There are several reasons why you need to try backchanneling with your students. According to langwitches, who designed the graphic below, the …

10 Observations about Backchanneling : 2¢ Worth

Participants will get off track, especially in the beginning.<p><i>“Do you spell grits with one T?”</i><p>I suspect that youngsters, in particular, will get off …

Backchannel in Education – Nine Uses – Agile Learning

I wanted to share some additional thoughts on Cliff Atkinson’s new book, <i>The Backchannel</i>, and its implications for higher education. As I mentioned in …

Two Examples of Backchannels in Elementary School

Yesterday, during my Reform Symposium presentation on the use of backchannels in the classroom there were some questions about the appropriateness of …

Top 10 Sites for Back Channeling

"<b>Backchannel</b> is the practice of using networked computers to maintain a real-time online conversation alongside live spoken remarks. (Wikipedia)" It …

Cybraryman Internet Catalogue

<b>Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites</b><b><br>The internet catalogue for students, teachers, administrators & parents.</b><b> <br>Over 20,000 relevant links personally</b> …

NCS-Tech