Let’s develop a nationwide, direct-to-learner campaign: “Learn how to learn.” [Christian]

From DSC: Let’s put together a nationwide campaign that would provide a website — or a series of websites if an agreement can’t be reached […]

Some example components of a learning ecosystem [Christian]

A learning ecosystem is composed of people, tools, technologies, content, processes, culture, strategies, and any other resource that helps one learn. Learning ecosystems can be […]

Reflections on “What factors help active learning classrooms succeed?” [Talbert]

What factors help active learning classrooms succeed? — from rtalbert.org Robert Talbert Excerpt: The idea that the space in which you do something, affects the thing […]

“Shared Course Preparation Checklist” + other related items that faculty might be interested in

Shared Course Preparation Checklist — from facultyecommons.com Excerpt: Utilizing the same master shell between multiple faculty is a great way to ensure students have the […]

Several resources re: ChatGPT and teaching/learning implications from McMurtrie, Mills, & Co.

Teaching: Will ChatGPT Change the Way You Teach? — from Chronicle.com by Beth McMurtrie Excerpt: Want to get involved in the conversation around AI writing […]

To chat or not to chat…

From DSC: A few items re: ChatGPT — with some items pro-chat and other items against the use of ChatGPT (or at least to limit […]

“A resume is NOT a CV. They are completely different documents.”

Playing with ChatGPT: now I’m scared (a little) [Bates]

Playing with ChatGPT: now I’m scared (a little) — from tonybates.ca by Tony Bates Excerpt: Over the holiday season, lots of people play games such […]

For those who dog the “doomsayers” of higher ed… [Christian]

From DSC: For those who dog the “doomsayers” of higher ed… You need to realize many “doomsayers” are trying to get traditional institutions of higher […]

“…if you’re starting to look for [an Instructional Designer position], I recommend you do the following 5 things” [Holly Owens, M.Ed.]

Some highly-relevant thoughts from our son’s recent “Business of Acting” 3-day virtual intensive course. [Christian]

From DSC: Our son recently took a 3-day intensive course on the Business of Acting. It was offered by the folks at “My College Audition” […]

Teachers and faculty members must sell the students on how the topics they are teaching are relevant [Christian]

DC: If students perceive the topics/class that you are teaching as *irrelevant*, you can talk about motivation and plans to motivate your students all that […]

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