Category Archives: Instructional Design

McGraw Hill’s New Personalized Learning Authoring Product

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1069) In what has to be the softest launch ever, McGraw Hill has been quietly talking about their new personalized learning authoring system. If you ask them when it will be available to all customers, they … Continue reading

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Personalized Learning and the Teacher

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1069) A few weeks ago, Jonathan Rees wrote a post calling out that, no matter what potential of so-called “personalized learning” for improving student outcomes, there is a potential—and a temptation—for it to be abused as … Continue reading

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Plus Ca Change: About that ed tech adoption curve

By Phil HillMore Posts (402) All the same We take our chances Laughed at by Time, Tricked by Circumstances Plus ca change, Plus c’est la meme chose The more that things change, The more they stay the same – Rush, Circumstances Over the … Continue reading

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Student Course Evaluations and Impact on Active Learning

By Phil HillMore Posts (402) The Chronicle has an article out today, “Can the Student Course Evaluation Be Redeemed?”, that rightly points out how student course evaluations are often counter-productive to improving teaching and learning. The article refers to a Stanford … Continue reading

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Challenge Of Student Transition Between Active And Passive Learning Models

By Phil HillMore Posts (402) Last week the Hechinger Report profiled an innovative charter school in San Diego called High Tech High (insert surfer jokes here) that follows an active, project based learning (PBL) model. The school doesn’t use textbooks, … Continue reading

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