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November 6, 2017
More than 400 college faculty attended the Magna Teaching with Technology Conference last month in Baltimore, and they came away with a dizzying amount of new ideas, strategies that work, and...
November 6, 2017
While at EDUCAUSE last week, we heard from several sources that the IMS is walking away from LTI 2.0. I’m not sure what term the organization is using to characterize what they’re doing; there’s...
November 5, 2017
Educators have long recognized the importance and applicability of critical reflection across a wide range of educational settings, yet in practice it remains a challenging and nebulous concept for...
November 5, 2017
In Phil’s last post, in which he explained our data gathering methods for our LMS analysis work, he started with a quote from Moodle leader Martin Dougiamas that suggested our numbers were primarily...
November 4, 2017
Recently Martin Dougiamas of Moodle has questioned our data analysis for the LMS market. In some useful notes posted at Moodle.com on two recent Future Trends Forums hosted by Bryan Alexander: Bryan...
November 2, 2017
Student excuses—don’t you feel as though you’ve heard them all? “My Dad’s in the hospital.” “I’ve been sick with the flu.” “My computer hard drive crashed.” How often do students offer truthful...
November 2, 2017
Metro Vancouver, B.C. – Students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) are about to save thousands of dollars on their education, thanks to dozens of courses that don’t require expensive,...
November 1, 2017
Fear of student resistance prevents many college teachers from adopting active learning strategies. That’s unfortunate, because these strategies have been shown to significantly increase student...
November 1, 2017
McGraw-Hill Education’s fourth annual Digital Study Trends Survey finds that most students value digital learning technology and feel technology has improved their grades Learning science company...
November 1, 2017
This is the second video in our series, which aims to share stories of how open education is transforming teaching and learning across B.C’s post-secondary sector and making education more accessible...

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