A guest post by Carnegie Mellon researchers gives us more perspective and follow-up information on a study about faculty reluctance to adopt “innovative” teaching practices.
A Carnegie Mellon University anthropological study identifies a few common reasons why faculty hesitate to try new teaching practices, among which is a fear of looking stupid. IHE columnist John Warner responds.
We’ve gotten rid of the shag rug and lava lamps. Oh yeah, and we’ve made the site more usable by revamping the content categories and making other content-focused improvements.
Ed tech and learning science are both littered with obscure and hard-to-read journal articles written for a handful of other experts on one hand and empty puff pieces on the other. We need a middle ground.
Online grade books are expensive for ed tech companies to build, almost impossible for them to build well, and hard for faculty and students to learn. Here’s a recipe for using final and near-final interoperability standards to enable faculty and students to just use their same LMS grade book in every ed tech app.