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
Live online teaching is an alternative to face-to-face teaching or asynchronous online teaching. It enables instructors to connect with students synchronously without the restrictions of a physical classroom. Web conferencing software can be used to deliver lectures, hold seminars, or facilitate study
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
The third reason why we use data visualizations is to show data in our presentations. Recently, I wrote a guest post for Tableau on best ways to deliver presentations with data. I emphasized the role of storytelling and noted the
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
Earlier this spring, I participated in an author series panel at Teachers College, Columbia University to discuss online teaching and learning in higher education. The panel was moderated by Steven Goss who is the Vice Provost of Digital Learning and
Distance education has going on at NYU since the 1950s.The first course offered was “Comparative Literature 10: From Stendhal to Hemingway,” taught by Dr. Floyd Zulli, Jr., an assistant professor of romance languages at the College of Arts and Science.
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.
Take the following scenario: You teach one course for 26 sessions, 2 times a week for 13 weeks in the classroom. The experience includes some discussion, mini-lectures student presentations, group break out sessions, guest speakers, exams, assignments, the works. You
Just a quick post to let folks know that the book I’m co-authoring with Ted Bongiovanni will be published by Routledge in June 2013. If you’re at Sloan-c, visit us on Thursday for our presentation: The savvy online student: Setting