‘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 […]

Reflections on “Cut the curriculum” [Richardson; K-12 focused]

Cut the curriculum — from willrichardson.com by Will Richardson Excerpt: Here’s an idea: A Minimal Viable Curriculum (MVC). That’s what Christian Talbot over at Basecamp is […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Top 20 Education Next Articles of 2018

The Top 20 Education Next Articles of 2018 — from educationnext.org Excerpt: Every December, Education Next releases a list of the most popular articles we published over the course […]

Worth Sharing: Students aren’t learning enough – a brewing crisis in higher education

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes Too many graduates are not prepared to think critically and creatively, speak and write cogently, solve problems, comprehend complex issues, […]

Worth Sharing: Why Playfulness Is the Key to Success in the 21st-Century

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes THIS is why my version of “gamification” is so important. The Most Important Skill of Today? Source: Why Playfulness Is […]

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 […]

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