Category Archives: Instructional Design

Slides and Follow-up From Faculty Development Workshop at Aurora University

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) Today I facilitated a faculty development workshop at Aurora University, sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning and the IT Department. I always enjoy sessions like this, particularly with the ability to … Continue reading

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Dana Center and New Mathways Project: Taking curriculum innovations to scale

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) Last week the University of Texas’ Dana Center announced a new initiative to digitize their print-based math curriculum and expand to all 50 community colleges in Texas. The New Mathways Project is ‘built around three mathematics … Continue reading

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Blueprint for a post-LMS, Part 4

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1021) In part 1 of this series, I talked about some design goals for a conversation-based learning platform, including lowering the barriers and raising the incentives for faculty to share course designs and experiment with pedagogies … Continue reading

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Blueprint for a Post-LMS, Part 2

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1021) In the first post of this series, I identified four design goals for a learning platform that would be well suited for discussion-based courses: Kill the grade book in order to get faculty away from … Continue reading

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LoudCloud Systems and FASTRAK: A non walled-garden approach to CBE

By Phil HillMore Posts (302) As competency-based education (CBE) becomes more and more important to US higher education, it would be worth exploring the learning platforms in use. While there are cases of institutions using their traditional LMS to support … Continue reading

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