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January 7, 2018
When Top Hat announced their latest round of financing a year ago ($22.5m), I admit to having been skeptical, or more accurately cynical, about their stated purpose. The company was primarily known...
January 5, 2018
Here is a look at the trending changes in how learning experience designers work and think. From a change in mission to Agile models, traditional outlooks and approaches are getting disrupted.
January 4, 2018
With the increase in online classes being offered by higher education institutions and the convenience and flexibility it affords (particularly for adult learners), it is important that institutions...
January 4, 2018
The single greatest strategy that I know to stimulate classroom learning is to write with students at the beginning of class. Consider your own pre-class ritual to see if writing with your students...
January 4, 2018
2017 was another banner year for us at BCcampus and we are so excited about where we have been and where we are heading in 2018. Post by Mary Burgess, Executive Director, BCcampus Inclusivity and...
January 4, 2018
Do you have a system or standard process for prepping a course you’ve taught before? Where do you start? Early in my career, “one chapter per week” described my course outline. It wasn’t an...
January 3, 2018
The National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) just released its Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) report and data on postsecondary enrollment in the US for the Fall 2016...
January 2, 2018
Course evaluations may provide some value, but they often lack the details that help faculty improve and reach their full potential as teachers. Led by Maryellen Weimer, this program explores this...
January 2, 2018
I’ve been thinking a lot about emotional presence in our online and face-to-face classes. There seems to be an enduring sense that emotions have no place in the lofty halls of academia. Our pursuit...
January 2, 2018
In my recent post on Cengage Unlimited, I made a brief mention of the battle shaping up in the curricular materials world between “good enough” and “better enough.” I argued that Cengage is coming...

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