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June 21, 2018
In their article on the effect of instructor participation in online discussion boards, Margaret Mazzolini and Sarah Maddison (2003) asked if, “online instructors [should] be encouraged to take a...
June 19, 2018
What’s the best way to put students into groups? It’s the first task that confronts teachers who want students to work together. And the best reply is one of those “it depends” answers. Here are the...
June 19, 2018
Many hands make light work. — English Proverb Self-publishing a book is not new. With advances in technology and the advent of the Internet, this endeavour has been made that much easier. Still,...
June 17, 2018
In the early 2000s, anyone learning about pedagogy might have encountered “learning styles,” a collection of theories that assert people learn differently, coupled with the advice to teach in ways...
June 14, 2018
Students are stressed. A recent survey revealed that mental health issues, including severe stress, are on the rise. In 2016, 65% of students reported experiencing overwhelming anxiety during the...
June 14, 2018
Inside Higher Ed published an article today, titled "Free MOOCs Face The Music", about edX quietly adding support fees for many of their courses. Dhawal Shah and I both commented that we were not...
June 12, 2018
I lost a dear friend last month, the colleague and mentor who taught me more about teaching and learning than anyone else. Over the years, Larry Spence wrote a number of pithy pieces for The Teaching...
June 12, 2018
Thank you for contributing to the wellness of the world Now that we’ve had a few days to reflect on #FoL18, we wanted to share some favourite moments and memories! Post by BCcampus’ editorial team...
June 12, 2018
Last week Walmart announced a new education benefit for its employers, subsidizing undergraduate college degrees at select online programs at the University of Florida (through UF Online), Brandman...
June 11, 2018
When you picture an online discussion, your mind most likely envisions a text-heavy, threaded exchange of ideas among students who are primarily responding to an instructor’s prompt and then...

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