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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

This type of functionality from Chegg will likely be a piece of a next gen learning platform

The information below is from Heather Campbell at Chegg (emphasis DSC)   Chegg Math Solver is an AI-driven tool to help the student understand math. […]

Alexa, get me the articles (voice interfaces in academia) [Dagan]

Alexa, get me the articles (voice interfaces in academia) — from blog.libux.co by Kelly Dagan Excerpt: Credit to Jill O’Neill, who has written an engaging […]

Creating an Immersive, Global Experience for Business Education [Lloyd]

Creating an Immersive, Global Experience for Business Education — from campustechnology.com by Meg Lloyd The University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School is using cutting-edge videoconferencing […]

New Virtual 3D Microscope Lab Program Offered for Online Students by Oregon State University [virtuallyinspired.org]

New Virtual 3D Microscope Lab Program Offered for Online Students by Oregon State University — from virtuallyinspired.org OSU solves degree completion issue for online biology […]

Grabbing someone’s attention to get through “the gate” [Christian]

From DSC: Ever notice how effective Ted Talks begin? They seek to instantly grab your attention with a zinger question, a somewhat shocking statement, an […]

Reflections on “Inside Amazon’s artificial intelligence flywheel” [Levy]

Inside Amazon’s artificial intelligence flywheel — from wired.com by Steven Levy How deep learning came to power Alexa, Amazon Web Services, and nearly every other […]

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