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September 12, 2017
Many educators have an uneasy alliance with technology. They may be unsure about its value in accomplishing learning goals or how it can enhance the teaching experience. Because technologies are not...
September 11, 2017
A learning assessment technique (LAT) is a three-part integrated structure that helps teachers to first identify significant learning goals, then to implement effectively the kinds of learning...
September 10, 2017
Much has been written, both in Faculty Focus and elsewhere, about cell phones in the classroom. Such pieces typically break into two categories: whether to ban or not to ban, and techniques for using...
September 10, 2017
In 2011 the University of California laid out plans for a new payroll system called UCPath (for Payroll, Academic Personnel, Timekeeping, and Human Resources). The goal of the $170 million project...
September 8, 2017
What are communities of practice? A community of practice is a network of people who exchange knowledge about a common profession. Members of the community exchange best practices and share evidence...
September 8, 2017
Two months ago I wrote a post about Governor Brown’s directive for a fully-online community college in California, noting that: What this points to is that for a new fully-online institution to...
September 7, 2017
It is very rewarding personally and professionally to teach psychology in higher education. As I reflect on teaching and working with students, I am mindful of the five key ingredients I have found...
September 7, 2017
In this interview from Aras Bozkurt one of the leading gamification experts Andrzej Marczewski discusses the definition of gamification its impact on and its application in elearning and some...
September 7, 2017
Welcome back! We’re not sure if it’s just us, or did the summer feel like it flew by for you too? Well, in any event, it’s September which means that campuses throughout British Columbia are bursting...
September 7, 2017
If it is difficult to transfer tacit knowledge through language, then how can it be passed on? Here are six proven strategies for inferring and acquiring tacit knowledge.

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