Tag Archives: UT Austin

UT Austin and SMOCs: What do we know about whether they work?

By Phil HillMore Posts (460) In episode 1, we looked at an effort by the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin to develop SMOCs – Synchronous Massive Online Courses – where the core of the redesign … Continue reading

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UT Austin and SMOCs: What these synchronous courses look like and cost

By Phil HillMore Posts (460) Last month we shared a video describing how the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin is taking a different approach than some of the courseware-based or other course redesign efforts. In many of … Continue reading

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UT Austin and SMOCs: One university’s effort to personalize large lecture courses

By Phil HillMore Posts (460) Last summer we shared video interviews from the University of California at Davis describing their efforts to personalize the most impersonal of learning experiences – the large lecture introductory course. The organizing idea there is to apply … Continue reading

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Instructure Dodges A Data Bullet

By Phil HillMore Posts (460) Last week’s EDUCAUSE conference was relatively news free, which is actually a good thing as overall ed tech hype levels have come down. Near the end of the conference, however, I heard from three different … Continue reading

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Flipped Classrooms: Annotated list of resources

By Phil HillMore Posts (460) I was recently asked by a colleague if I knew of a useful article or two on flipped classrooms – what they are, what they aren’t, and when did they start. I was not looking … Continue reading

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