Professional Development


Open Resource Training 101

Here are four professional development hurdles that come up during OER rollouts on campus and a few good strategies for overcoming these issues.

Kenexa Brings Social Networking to Learning Suite

Kenexa is adding social learning capabilities to its flagship digital learning suite. The company this week released Kenexa Learning Suite 3.0, which includes an enterprise social learning management system that lets users network and collaborate online.

Five Digital Literacy Professional Development Strategies

Get faculty members in the digital literacy "groove" with these five simple professional development moves.

Lynda.com Tackles Blended Learning

At the Campus Technology 2012 conference taking place this week in Boston, Laurie Burruss, professor at Pasadena City College and education consultant for lynda.com, will offer up tips for faculty members looking to move their teaching "beyond the classroom walls."

New Tech Center Aims to Further Understanding of Mobile Learning

The University of San Diego is offering educators and administrators the first accredited certificate in mobile technology tools, teaching, and metrics.

Certiport Debuts Updated Digital Literacy Certification

The latest release of Certiport's digital literacy certification touches on social media, collaboration, digital devices, research fluency, and cloud computing, to name a few.

4 Challenges for OER in Higher Education

Key challenges are emerging with the growing use of open educational resources in higher education. To find out just what those challenges are and how colleges and universities are overcoming them, Campus Technology spoke with two experts on the subject.

6 Keys to Engaging Students Online

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.

San Antonio College Trains Faculty, Staff with Webcasts

San Antonio College uses webcasting technology to certify its faculty members in counseling and to train call center agents.

The Connected College: Digital Artifacts and Tools to Support Learning Outcomes

Bristol Community College, an urban college in southeastern Massachusetts, has redesigned many of its courses around common learning outcomes. With the help of a Title III grant from the Department of Education, BCC has supported faculty by developing Course Design Toolkits and identifying an array of digital instructional artifacts relevant to course content and supportive of learning outcomes.