Teaching

Battle for a Market

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Lecture capture is hot, with publishers building ties to the field and debate roiling over the best business model.

Preparing Professors to Teach

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Doctoral student interest and enrollments in teacher certificate programs are rising, as programs evolve (and emerge) and job market worsens.

Gaming as Teaching Tool

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At Educause, one technologist says the games that normally distract students from schoolwork could provide an ideal model for course design.

Globalization 101

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At Sloan-C conference, a Connecticut professor explains how he's using wikis to teach less cosmopolitan students the basics of 21st-century technology and cultural exchange.

When Social Media Is Irrelevant

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At Sloan-C, academics discuss when fostering social intimacy in the online classroom environment is necessary, and when it might distract from more basic student needs.

Harnessing Social Media

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Deluge of information can be distracting, but can Twitter be used to focus students' attention?

Constant Curricular Change

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Study documents extent to which professors regularly alter their courses -- and their uncertainty over whether pedagogic innovation is valued.

Teaching Online Professors ... Online

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Pearson plans to join small group of providers selling online courses aimed at instructors shifting to digital environment.

'Saints and Scamps'

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While much has changed in higher education in the last 25 years, Steven M. Cahn maintains that the important ethical issues (and their appropriate resolutions) have not changed that much at all. That's why there are very few changes in Saints and Scamps: Ethics in Academia, just released by Rowman & Littlefield in a 25th anniversary edition.

Cheating and the Generational Divide

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The revelation that hundreds of University of Central Florida students in a senior-level business class received an advance version of a mid-term exam has exposed the widening chasm in what different generations expect of each other -- and what they perceive cheating to be.

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