From MOOCs to digital textbooks, here's what was trending on our Web site last month.
Higher education recognizes a range of high-impact experiences proven to enhance student learning, but as Virginia Commonwealth University's Vice Provost for Learning Innovation Gardner Campbell points out, the curriculum has been sorely missing from that list. CT asked Campbell why, and how digital technologies might help as higher education sharpens its focus on curriculum and student learning.
Pearson has launched "Learning Makes Us," a year-long professional development webinar series designed to introduce college and university educators to pedagogical approaches, learning designs, educational trends and research.
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology's SpotOn, a free database evaluating K-12 digital content, has launched a new partnership in an effort to improve digital curricula.
A University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) assistant chemistry professor will receive nearly $1 million over the next five years to study the way science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are taught in universities and seek ways to improve it.
A project to help faculty and staff learn how to use online instructional techniques begun in 2012 at the State University of New York is deep into its fourth phase.
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Saint Leo University uses a game-based storyline to invigorate professional learning.
The application of competency-based education in U.S. higher education is uneven: Some programs are just starting up; others are firmly rooted and flourishing as they serve today's non-traditional students. Will we soon see the kind of innovation in CBE that will ultimately contribute to widespread, mainstream implementations?
A recent "technology integration showcase" gave in-service and experienced teachers at an Arizona school the chance to share what they'd learned from their experiences of learning how to integrate technology into their classrooms. The event was the culmination of a grant-funded program focused on teacher candidates attending Arizona State University's Teachers College.