With flip of a giant ceremonial switch, CMU starts effort to energize ‘learning engineering’ [Young]

With flip of a giant ceremonial switch, CMU starts effort to energize ‘learning engineering’ — from edsurge.com by Jeff Young Excerpt: Pittsburgh, PA—For a moment […]

2019 Horizon Report Higher Education Edition

The finalized 2019 Horizon Report Higher Education Edition (from library.educause.edu) was just released on 4/23/19. Excerpt: Key Trends Accelerating Technology Adoption in Higher Education: Short-Term—Driving […]

Turning Listening into Learning

This session will have participants perform active learning strategies for large auditorium classrooms and select strategies relevant to their own courses. Participants should bring laptops, […]

Minerva’s Innovative Platform Makes Quality Higher Ed Personal and Affordable [Vander Ark]

Minerva’s Innovative Platform Makes Quality Higher Ed Personal and Affordable — from linkedin.com by Tom Vander Ark Excerpt: The first external partner, the Hong Kong […]

Tips to Flip

The Flipped Classroom Model has been around Higher Education for a number of years. It has many loyal followers but has not yet been widely […]

Instructional Strategies and Technologies for Online Learner Engagment

How can online instructors engage their students? Active learning engages the learner directly in the learning process through instructional activities with differing degrees of interaction, […]

The Changing Landscape of Online Education, 2019 is now available [qualitymatters.org]

The Changing Landscape of Online Education, 2019 is now available — from qualitymatters.org     This report is the continuation of a multi-year study by QM and Eduventures […]

Is Thomas Frey right? “…by 2030 the largest company on the internet is going to be an education-based company that we haven’t heard of yet.”

From a fairly recent e-newsletter from edsurge.com — though I don’t recall the exact date (emphasis DSC): New England is home to some of the most […]

Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades — and it’s doubly true for minority students. [Johnson]

Huge study finds professors’ attitudes affect students’ grades — and it’s doubly true for minority students. — from arstechnica.com by Scott Johnson Excerpt: Instead, the […]

Higher Education’s 2019 Trend Watch & Top 10 Strategic Technologies [ECAR]

  Higher Education’s 2019 Trend Watch & Top 10 Strategic Technologies — from EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) Most Influential Trends Growing complexity […]

Five tips to make Specialism-Based Learning work in your teaching

Specialism-based learning (SBL) is an approach to curriculum design. SBL works by giving each student a specialism or focus, which is distinct from the specialisms […]

Learning Engineering and the need for “Learning Engineers”

From DSC: From Mary Grush’s recent article re: Learning Engineering, I learned that back in the late 1960’s, Herbert Simon believed there would be value […]

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