Learning Objects: A little help for our kids
Thanks to technology, we now have. Learning objects or LO's are online instructional materials use to illustrate, support the learning or supplement the understanding of a certain concept. Its characteristic are stand-alone or self-contained, meaning can be use independently; re-usable- - - can be used several times by different people and in various fields; and digital in format.
LO's come in various format. It can be a simple illustration like images of [http://www.google.com.ph/images?q=image+water+cycle&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&source=univ&sa=X&ei=76d5Tb0jzqysB_CerMQF&ved=0CCIQsAQ&biw=968&bih=816 water cycle] or animated and interactive like what you will see in the University of the Philippines' Diliman Interactive Website, www.dilc.upd.edu.ph.
In the said website, there are various learning objects, to wit:
1. [http://www.dilc.upd.edu.ph/index.php/speechcom Voice and Diction Online ]– where you will be taught how to properly pronounce certain words, it even has tongue- twisting exercises and newscasting exercises.
2.[http://www.dilc.upd.edu.ph/index.php/lo-artstud Concept of Lines and Colors ]– These LO's are used not only by those in the art appreciation class , Humanities but also by those in the field of Fine Arts;
3.[http://www.dilc.upd.edu.ph/index.php/lo-math Understanding Math Using Origami]
4.Difficult to explain concepts in [http://www.dilc.upd.edu.ph/index.php/lo-physics Physics], [http://www.dilc.upd.edu.ph/index.php/lo-chem Chemistry and [http://www.dilc.upd.edu.ph/index.php/lo-engsci ]
and many more.
To top it all, it's free of charge and free from advertisements.
Diliman Interactive Learning Center
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City
dilc.upd.edu.ph || 920-95-56 / 981-85-00 local 2058
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