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April 5, 2017
By Phil HillMore Posts (467) Last fall I wrote about Cengage, one of the big three publishers for higher education, sponsoring and releasing a survey on Open Education Resources (OER). The survey...
April 5, 2017
Liberating Structures are a collection of 33 seriously fun strategies to help people engage and work together. These powerful methods can be used in classrooms, meetings, strategic planning sessions...
April 4, 2017
Every teacher has strengths and weaknesses. Have you ever tried to list yours? Doing so is a worthwhile activity. I’d recommend doing it in private with a favorite libation—only one, because there is...
April 4, 2017
Beverley McGuire has taught online courses for 10 years, and she’s been a student in them for five. From those experiences, she’s learned a few things about making online courses effective. She’s...
April 4, 2017
The Learning Management System (LMS) was developed to allow faculty to create online courses without having to learn HTML. It provided even the least technologically sophisticated faculty member with...
April 4, 2017
Three out of every four college students cheat at some point during their undergraduate careers. Learn a more effective approach to mitigating academic dishonesty and examine real-world examples for...
April 4, 2017
Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) are valuable tools for helping faculty find out what students are learning and how well they’re learning it. Since the 1988 release of Classroom Assessment...
April 3, 2017
How well a class functions is the result of both what the teacher does and what the students do. The way we solicit course evaluation feedback reinforces students’ tendency to see the teacher as the...
April 2, 2017
Regardless of the academic program, internships can be a key piece of any student’s academic experience. In my involvement as an internship coordinator for political science, the only assessment...
April 1, 2017
Most faculty aspire to engage and involve students in interesting and insightful discussions. But these in-class and online exchanges frequently disappoint faculty. Students come to them unprepared....

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