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Random Thoughts on Instructional Design

Reading the MOOC Tea Leaves

The expansion of Massive Open Online Courses has seen significant changes in the way higher education is delivered and has raised many questions about how the industry’s landscape will continue … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Using the Blackboard “Assess Wikis” Tool

Blackboard has a built in wiki grader that can make it easier to review student contributions across wikis and within date ranges. We suggest that this tool be used in … Continue reading

May 14, 2008 · Leave a comment

The Slippery Slope of Education

The YouTube video, “ED in ’08: The State of America’s Schools” provides a rather interesting portrayal of the slippery slope that the public education system is heading down. One of … Continue reading

March 11, 2008 · Leave a comment

Virtual World Teaching

Source: Campus Technology “Don’t look now, but multi-user virtual environments (MUVEs) are gaining momentum as the latest and greatest learning tool in the world of education technology. How do you … Continue reading

January 3, 2008 · Leave a comment

Education and Research Resources

I was doing a little resource browsing for a colleague this morning and ran across a great resource that some of you may find helpful.  The site is called “intute” … Continue reading

November 16, 2007 · Leave a comment

The Table Runners are Multiplying

This year I decided to make table runners for all of our family members as Christmas gifts…. I really didn’t know what I was getting myself into, nor did I … Continue reading

November 5, 2007 · Leave a comment

Elluminate Partners with Sakai

Source: Campus Technology Education technology developer Elluminate is bringing its Live! collaboration suite to the Sakai Collaboration and Learning Environment, an open-source learning management system. The move is part of … Continue reading

October 30, 2007 · Leave a comment

Video Library Broadens School Of Medicine’s Reach

Source: The University of Wisconsin A new Web site with free video content is bringing the resources of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health to a … Continue reading

September 18, 2007 · Leave a comment

Stanford Expands Distance Learning Across The Globe

Source: Stanford University Researchers at Stanford and at universities in Africa and Latin America are pushing the boundaries of distance learning to develop new collaborative models that will prepare students … Continue reading

September 16, 2007 · Leave a comment

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