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Low Threshold Applications

A Low Threshold Application (LTA) is a teaching/learning application of information technology that is reliable, accessible, easy to learn, non-intimidating and (incrementally) inexpensive.Each LTA has observable positive consequences, and contributes to important long term changes in teaching and/or learning. “… the potential user (teacher or learner) perceives an LTA as NOT challenging, not intimidating, not requiring a lot of additional work or new thinking.LTAs… are also ‘low-threshold’ in the sense of having low INCREMENTAL costs for purchase, training, support, and maintenance.”  – Steve Gilbert, President, TLT Group, in AAHESGIT-96  Explore the LTA collection by using the links on the subpages to the right.

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1. Low Threshold Applications « TLT Group « Jim Bologna's Blog - December 3, 2009

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2. Low Threshold Applications « TLT Group « Instructional Support at Wright - December 10, 2009

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3. mitsnewo - March 8, 2010

Have found JingProject.com to be a super “LTA” and I am presently “selling” its many benefits throughout my community college’s offices and divisions.


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