Professional Development

UCLA Researchers Receive Grant for STEM Ed Study

Researchers from the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies have been awarded a $2.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop and study a professional development program to help middle and high school science educators teach their students to argue scientifically.

Top 7 Campus Technology Articles in February

From MOOCs to digital textbooks, here's what was trending on our Web site last month.

Can Curriculum Be A High-Impact Experience?

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 Launches Year-Long Webinar Series for Higher Ed PD

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 U Launches K-12 Digital Content Partnership Program

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.

U Nebraska Lincoln Prof Lands NSF Grant To Study STEM Teaching

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.

SUNY Enters Phase 4 of Educator Tech Infusion Training

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.

8 MOOCs for Better Technology-Enhanced Teaching

These free courses will help update your skills with blended, OER, Universal Design and more.

Alternate Reality Gaming Spices Up Professional Development

Saint Leo University uses a game-based storyline to invigorate professional learning.

Inspiring Innovation in Competency-Based Education

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?

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