Today, instructional designers at community colleges have exciting opportunities to improve instruction and service to students, as their toolkit has grown to include an amazing array of Web 2.0 tools and new media. CT asked Michael Medlock, the director of Instructional Design and Technology at Rio Salado College how instructional designers and a team of faculty, subject matter experts, and media developers follow instructional design principles and strategies that leverage technology and new media to create robust learning designs that advance instruction at Rio Salado College.
At USC, an ambitious campuswide renovation aims to create tech-enabled learning spaces that place a premium on flexibility.
As demand rises--and technology and course design improve--distance-learning programs are taking off at traditional brick-and-mortar schools.
Data mining is driving increasingly sophisticated fundraising machines, helping schools identify high-wealth alumni and predict when and how much they might give.
The acquisition of Moodlerooms by Blackboard brings two archrivals under the same tent. Just what does Blackboard have in mind for open source education?
While some instructors think online teaching will be a breeze, the truth is that the best teachers work really hard to connect with students. CT shares tips from an insider.
Today's technologies can support change that puts learning first.
This pilot at San Jose State aims to teach students how to apply their personal skills in a business setting
Virginia's Community College System connects its 23 institutions with a new, single sign-on Enterprise Active Directory.
There's ample evidence of a cultural shift in focus in higher education, from teaching to learning, from classroom-centric to learning-centric, from lecture to activity. These and other examples, especially the shift from learning in courses to continuous learning, represent areas that may have an impact on the LMS. Is it possible that the values of the LMS will become more aligned with those of the ePortfolio? Will these two previously distinct technologies merge to serve more common purposes?