In this knowledge economy there is a need for a sophisticated set of skills. Learning is a modern day entrepreneurial survival tool, especially given today’s fast-paced and ever-changing landscape. It can go beyond simply company culture and staying on top
Use Skype to extend your classroom by inviting experts to join remotely. Many instructors invite professionals into their classrooms to add diversity to the discussion and dialogue. Introducing students to professionals in their field of study is one way to
Many professors are creating their own multimedia content for their classes. Multimedia content comes in many forms, with the most popular being video content. However, the definition of content in this context is very narrow as it refers to the
We live in an age where college classes are no longer taught exclusively in classrooms, but rather as a combination of onsite and online learning. In this post, I’m going to share an overview of the blended learning approach to
There’s been so much talk these days about the flipped classroom. From the learning sciences and educational technology perspective, the notion of student centered classes and interactive classes to support readings, videos, etc. is not so new. However, the flipped
Check out this post on the Instructure’s blog. They are the creator’s of Canvas, which is a really interesting LMS that has a beautiful interface. It also enables the recording of video right within the LMS, which is pretty cool.
It’s that time of year where I’m planning my spring courses. For graduate and undergraduate students alike, real-world experiences are essential to the learning process. I talk a lot about my eCommunities course as an example. In the course, teams
This post was co-authored by Ted Bongiovanni initially as part of a research proposal. The ways in which students find and use information today challenges the traditional practices of institutions of higher learning. Just as practices in the disciplines