Instructional technology / distance education

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.

Does your institution really need a new LMS?

Colleges and universities should avoid “shiny new object syndrome” when considering if they need to move to a new learning management system, writes Sasha Thackaberry.

Has UMUC turned enrollment woes around?

Section: 

University of Maryland University College reports record U.S. enrollments, despite a challenging climate for online providers.

Pulse podcast features interview about Lovoco translation software

Section: 

This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Calvin Shum, CEO of Lovoco, whose speech and translation technologies include bilingual subtitling.

In the conversation with Rodney B. Murray, Shum discusses applications for making live and recorded lectures more accessible, among other things.

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