Category Archives: Tools, Toys, and Technology (Oh my!)

Rutgers and ProctorTrack Fiasco: Impact of listening to regulations but not to students

By Phil HillMore Posts (304) If you want to observe the unfolding impact of an institution ignoring the impact of policy decisions on students, watch the situation at Rutgers University. If you want to see the power of a single … Continue reading

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

By Phil HillMore Posts (304) 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 (304) 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 5

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) In parts 1, 2, 3, and 4 of this series, I laid out a model for a learning platform that is designed to support discussion-centric courses. I emphasized how learning design and platform design have … Continue reading

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Blueprint for a post-LMS, Part 4

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1024) 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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