Interesting thoughts on what an alternative syllabus could look like

From DSC: The article below relays some interesting thoughts on what an alternative syllabus could look like. It kind of reminds me of a digital […]

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 […]

Modern Learners 2018 Provocation of the Year [Dixon]

Modern Learners 2018 Provocation of the Year — from modernlearners.com by Bruce Dixon Excerpt: In this context, provocation is therefore about deconstructing meanings and hidden […]

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 […]

Reflections on obtaining a long term return on investment (ROI) in our current learning

From DSC: First of all, an excerpt from an email from RetrievalPractice.org: Last week, we talked about an activity we call Flash Forward. Simply ask your […]

How faculty can ‘click’ their way to a more inclusive classroom [Hogan & Sathy]

How faculty can ‘click’ their way to a more inclusive classroom — from edsurge.com by Kelly Hogan and Viji Sathy Excerpt: What do you think […]

Awesome study hacks: 5 ways to remember more of what you read [LaDouceur]

Awesome study hacks: 5 ways to remember more of what you read — from academiccoachingwithpat.com by Pat LaDouceur; with thanks to Julia Reed for her Tweet […]

DC: What a powerful picture! We approach learning experiences differently.

From DSC: The picture below was posted in the item below from edutopia. What a powerful picture! And not just for art or drama teachers! […]

Social media as a learning tool: Five suggested uses for the classroom [frontierinternet.com]

Social media as a learning tool: Five suggested sses for the classroom — from frontierinternet.com; with thanks to Laura Tscholl, Communications Specialist | The Gateway […]

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