Instructional technology / distance education

Blendflex lets students toggle between online or face-to-face courses

In select courses at institutions in Georgia and Minnesota, students toggle between face-to-face, synchronous online and asynchronous online -- the volume of each is up to them. Data suggest the approach has been successful.

Nebraska medical school puts students in charge of creating elearning modules

Students take the lead on creating elearning modules used in classrooms at a Nebraska medical institution -- and faculty members say the content helps them appeal to students more directly.

New partnership between WeWork and 2U aims at lifelong learners

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WeWork and 2U are working to create a “global campus” for adults studying for job-friendly credentials online, expanding their competitive footprint.

2018 General Education and Assessment

Date: 
Thu, 02/15/2018 to Sat, 02/17/2018

Location

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown 1201 Market Street
Philadelphia , Pennsylvania 19107
United States

The Seventh International Conference on E-Learning and E-Technologies in Education (ICEEE2018)

Date: 
Mon, 09/17/2018 to Wed, 09/19/2018

Location

Lodz University of Technology
Lodz 90-924
Poland

How digital learning shapes physical spaces on campuses

Institutions are pouring money into modern spaces designed to promote active learning and technology engagement. Balancing costs and benefits remains a challenge.

Challenges and opportunities of gameful design examined in new book

Principles of game design could prove useful in engaging modern students in the classroom, according to a new book from Australian academic Kevin Bell.

Building a collaborative instructor-instructional designer relationship

Faculty members and designers need clear roles, but ones that emphasize the deeply shared nature of their work, writes Tim Milosch.

Arbitrator sides with Eastern Michigan in dispute with union over online learning

Arbitrator's ruling backs Eastern Michigan in dispute with union over whether online program management deal curtails faculty control of curriculum.

Finding OER remains challenging, but solutions abound

Faculty members struggle to find open educational resources or even understand what they are -- but solutions are bubbling up.

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