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December 14, 2017
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December 13, 2017
This post closes off the 2017 series highlighting teaching and learning centres across B.C.’s post-secondary sector, but we will start up again in 2018. In previous instalments, we spoke to Tim Paul ...
December 12, 2017
Teachers and students can give each other priceless gifts. “Professor Jones changed my life!” The comment is usually followed by the story of a teacher in love with content, students, and learning....
December 12, 2017
One week ago Cengage Learning announced Unlimited, an all-you-can-read subscription for their digital course materials. For $120 per academic term, students get access to any and all of Cengage...
December 12, 2017
Open education advocates have promoted renewable assignments as a way to create/update knowledge, enable faculty and students to impact society in significant ways, and foster student learning in...
December 11, 2017
Adaptive learning is hailed as a means of offering students a personalized education, and thus is being backed by a variety of supporters, including the well-funded Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation...
December 11, 2017
Overall, how effectively did your group work together in learning the course subject matter? (circle the appropriate response) not at all            poorly              adequately                 ...
December 10, 2017
Graduate students frequently get the chance to meet one-on-one with their professors. Yet at the undergraduate level, especially during the first year, students rarely get that chance, unless they...
December 8, 2017
Metacognition strategies are techniques that help people become more successful learners. Shouldn't this be a crucial goal of instructional design?
December 7, 2017
As online education continues to grow, so does the potential for academic dishonesty. So how do you ensure your online students are not cheating on their tests? Bottom line, you don’t. But there are...

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