‘Is it ever OK to lecture?’ [Gooblar]

‘Is it ever OK to lecture?’ — from chronicle.com by David Gooblar Excerpts: All of which leaves many newcomers to teaching — and some classroom […]

Survey: Online, blended dominate today’s learning environments [Kelly]

Survey: Online, Blended Dominate Today’s Learning Environments — from campustechnology.com by Rhea Kelly In our latest Teaching with Technology Survey, the vast majority of faculty […]

DC: Is this type of functionality another piece of a next generation, powerful, *global* learning platform!?!?!

  Presentation Translator for PowerPoint — from Microsoft (emphasis below from DSC:) Presentation Translator breaks down the language barrier by allowing users to offer live, subtitled […]

Training the workforce of the future [Bauman]

Training the workforce of the future: Education in America will need to adapt to prepare students for the next generation of jobs – including ‘data […]

Assessment for Learning: It Just Makes Sense [Box]

Assessment for Learning: It Just Makes Sense — from facultyfocus.com by Cathy Box Excerpt: Assessment for Learning (AfL), sometimes referred to as “formative assessment” has […]

A new idea for a show! Would *you* watch this? [Christian]

From DSC: Not too long ago, I really enjoyed watching a program on PBS regarding America’s 100 most-loved books, entitled, “The Great American Read.”   […]

How long before this type of thing is standard in smart classrooms & learning hubs? [Christian]

  From DSC: When a professor walks into the room, the mobile device that the professor is carrying notifies the system to automatically establish his […]

Virtual classes shouldn’t be cringeworthy. Here are 5 tips for teaching live online [Stachowiak]

Virtual classes shouldn’t be cringeworthy. Here are 5 tips for teaching live online — from edsurge.com by Bonni Stachowiak (Columnist) Excerpt: Dear Bonni: I’m wanting […]

EdTechs and Instructional Designers—What’s the Difference? [Reid]

EdTechs and Instructional Designers—What’s the Difference? — from er.educause.edu by Pat Reid Excerpt: Both edtechs and instructional designers (IDs) work with computer systems and programs, […]

Peer-to-peer explanations, regular review, & interleaving can boost retention. [edutopia]

Humans are hardwired to forget. But research shows that strategies like peer-to-peer explanations, regular review, and interleaving can boost retention. pic.twitter.com/0IVVz2M3FJ — edutopia (@edutopia) December […]

Can space activate learning? UC Irvine seeks to find out with $67M teaching facility — from edsurge.com by Sydney Johnson

Can space activate learning? UC Irvine seeks to find out with $67M teaching facility  — from edsurge.com by Sydney Johnson Excerpt: When class isn’t in […]

Forecast 5.0 – The Future of Learning: Navigating the Future of Learning [Prince, Swanson, & King]

Forecast 5.0 – The Future of Learning: Navigating the Future of Learning  — from knowledgeworks.org by Katherine Prince, Jason Swanson, and Katie King Discover how […]

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