Last week I went to the Now You know studio to make a series of lectures on the Life of Moses a Biblical Portrait. I argued that the book of Genesis is a saga, a family story. The conflicts are local and familial. Exodus I argued on the other hand is a national story. The [...]
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It started with a lunch over the summer. A colleague told me that he was using learning contracts in his classes. I remembered learning contracts from Carl Rogerâ€™s book Freedom to Learn. So I was persuaded to use learning contracts in my Christian Scripture class. My colleague warned me that completely unstructured learning contracts befuddled [...]
For the past year I have been thinking about how to use Second Life to help students have an immersion experience of the pre-exilic Israel and Judah and post-exilic Yehud. The New Media Consortium is doing interesting educational things in Second Life. However, as a far as I can tell no one has used this [...]