Join Renaldo Lawrence for an in-depth discussion in this video On lynda.com and online education, part of Creative Insights: Renaldo Lawrence on Elearning.
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- I'll say this and I'm saying this in all seriousness…and I'm not saying things because…I'm doing this recording for lynda.com.…But without lynda.com, there's no way…I would be where I'm at now…and that's a genuine, I mean that sincerely.…It allows me to learn what I need to learn…but even more than that it gives me confidence…because I know that the authors…know what they're talking about…and I know they have lived it and experienced it.…So when I take and I listen to that stuff…and when I leave, I know I can do…what I need to do with confidence…and that's a big part of it for me, a huge part.…
And I talk about Lynda all the time, I do.…Before I left my household was,…oh he's going to Lynda, he's gonna Lynda.…I spoke about it all the time…'cause I was quite excited about it.…And what I love about lynda.com…is I don't have to worry about listening to a whole spiel…or a whole course to find out one little thing.…Because everything is broken up into individual piece,…I can jump in, jump out, listen to what…I need to listen to and go and do what I need to do.…
This interview with Renaldo Lawrence is an inspiration to educators looking to increase student achievement and create authentic-learning opportunities for their students. Renaldo is a leader on integrating technology in the classroom, but started out as a computer-illiterate educator. His story of learning the technology for the sake of the students is both inspiring, and instructional for educators that want to follow his example.