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August 13, 2017
We’ve written similar headlines after past BbWorlds only to be disappointed, so it’s prudent to be cautious. We also need to be clear on what “turning around” does and does...
August 11, 2017
Not too long ago, Phil sent me a link to an article in The Atlantic about how an obsession with maximizing clicks through analytics “broke” The New Republic. By the way, I know where you...
August 10, 2017
Recruiting and hiring are duties that face almost all academic leaders, and they take a large bite out of their time and resources. It makes sense, then, to make every attempt to retain these new...
August 9, 2017
D2L the company and Brightspace the company’s LMS are undergoing something of a revival in the past year. It’s not as if they have dropped in terms of market share – in fact the...
August 8, 2017
Successfully leading and guiding student discussions requires a range of fairly sophisticated communication skills. At the same time teachers are monitoring what’s being said about the content, they...
August 7, 2017
As longtime practitioners in our disciplines, we develop implicit skills that can be the source of some of the deepest learning for our students. In his book Experience and Education, John Dewey...
August 4, 2017
My students participate in an activity called “Building a Learning Community” during the first week of classes. In this activity, completed via a discussion board, I ask them to share about three...
August 4, 2017
Many of us must work on projects with small budgets that require free resources. Fortunately, free or inexpensive stock media sites can save the day. Check out descriptions of these ten sites.
August 3, 2017
We all face the challenge of making our classrooms more inclusive. At Iowa State, a series of training opportunities helps guide faculty and academic leaders to the most effective methods for...
August 3, 2017
Student success comes from strong leadership, including establishing rapport, providing resources, and putting the onus of responsibility on the students, rather than the instructor. Perhaps the most...

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