The Learning Scientists: Check them out for some excellent posters, podcasts, blog postings & more!!!

From DSC: I just found out about the work going out at LearningScientists.org. I was very impressed after my initial review of their materials! What […]

Evolve to Solve: 6 Ways to Navigate the Changing Landscape of an Instructional Designer [Davis & Fourie]

Evolve to Solve: 6 Ways to Navigate the Changing Landscape of an Instructional Designer — from er.educause.edu by Sara Davis and Linley Fourie Excerpt: These […]

7 characteristics of successful flipped learning experiences [Honeycutt]

7 characteristics of successful flipped learning experiences — from linkedin.com by Barbi Honeycutt, Ph.D. Excerpt: If your flipped classroom isn’t working the way you thought it […]

Writing Resources from the “State of Writing”

Writing Resources from the “State of Writing” — from stateofwriting.com with thanks to Mary Bennett who mentions that this site is an “incredibly useful resource […]

From DSC: Formative assessments offer enormous benefits! My notes on “The ‘F’ Word: Top Five Complaints (and Solutions) About Formative Assessment” [Duhart]

From DSC: Low-stakes formative assessments offer enormous benefits and should be used extensively throughout K-12, higher education, L&D/corporate universities, in law schools, medical schools, dental […]

6 Reasons Blended Learning Works [Kelly]; From DSC: Note the *team-based effort* in the ID section

6 Reasons Blended Learning Works — from campustechnology.com by Rhea Kelly Excerpts: 6 reasons why blended learning is so effective in higher education: Improved instructional […]

Improving our communications skills throughout the entire learning continuum

From DSC: As important as being able to effectively communicate with others is, I think we could do a better job throughout the entire learning […]

Make It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning [Brown, Roediger, & McDaniel]

Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning— by Peter C. Brown, Henry L Roediger III, and Mark A. McDaniel Some of the key points and […]

What online teachers have learned from teaching online [Lieberman]

What online teachers have learned from teaching online — from insidehighered.com by Mark Lieberman Online instructors offer wisdom they’ve gathered — what to do and […]

Version 3 of the flipped classroom: We need to keep things simple (if possible). The more complex something is, the less adoption it will have.

From DSC: The simpler something is, the greater chance that it will be adopted. Think of HTML and how simple it was years ago for […]

“Pros and Cons of Virtual Reality in the Classroom” + 5 other items re: AR, VR, MR, and XR

Pros and Cons of Virtual Reality in the Classroom — from chronicle.com by Adam Evans Excerpt: Armed with a lifelong affinity for video games and […]

2018 Online Education Trends Report & 2018 Student’s Guide to Online Education [BestColleges.com]

Per Catie Chase from BestColleges.com: As you know, online education is rapidly expanding. At BestColleges.com we believe it’s important to evaluate the latest trends in distance education and […]

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