National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) is here! Held November 11-15, 2013, click here for information on the scheduled events for this week and to sign up for the FREE WEBINARS that will be available. Read more
Students in Dr. Farris’s Wind Energy class show up three times a week for his lecture at Texas Tech University. They see him and his digital white board, he sees them and can tell whether they’re engaged or yawning. Questions... Read more
Teaching face-to-face and teaching online are both teaching, but they are qualitatively different. In comparison, driving a car and riding a motorcycle are both forms of transportation, but they have enough differences to warrant additional training and preparation when switching... Read more
This semester, thousands of college students around the country, including dozens at a Texas A&M University campus, won't be able to hide their studying habits from the prying eyes of their professors.
With the new platform CourseSmart Analytics, professors are able... Read more
Four hours southeast of Albuquerque, in the eastern plains of New Mexico, a small university is using videoconferencing technology to extend its reach past its isolated location. Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) is in Portales, a rural town near the... Read more
Join Mary Fanelli Ayala, Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, as she shares how ENMU successfully met their ambitious timeline – from pilot to full-scale, campus-wide deployment in less than 12 months. She’ll outline the process of... Read more
Almost 25 years have passed since Chickering and Gamson offered seven principles for good instructional practices in undergraduate education. While the state of undergraduate education has evolved to some degree over that time, I think the seven principles still have a place... Read more
Check out this technology-driven teaching method known as "flipped learning" has changed this high school pre-calculus class: http://news.yahoo.com/teachers-flip-flipped-learning-class-model-233848813.html Read more
While Eastern New Mexico University (ENMU) is the third largest school in the state, it covers more ground than any other university. The entire eastern part of the state, to be exact. In the dean’s quest to make education accessible... Read more
UAHuntsville Distance Learning has signed up for a free webcast on mobile technology. For more information about the webcast, visit here and contact Dr. Carson if you're interested in viewing. Read more
Check out how Marquette University Law School educates the public on important public policy issues via webcast. This is just one example of how Mediasite can be used.
http://www.worldofwebcast.com/post/educating-voters-one-webcast-at-a-time?utm_campaign=HIGHED%20news%20Nov12%20FY13&;utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua&elid=343920&elq=d79ffb5fa9f8498db38e89a40d1d6d56&elqCampaignId=867 Read more
MERLOT‘s Mobile App's provides a quick and easy way to discover high quality open educational resources that are freely available online on your mobile devices. Search from 38,000 resources that have been curated by educators. The FREE downloadable app's lets... Read more
Would you like a helping hand to get started using MERLOT? Join us on Thursday, November 8th at 3 PM (Eastern Time)for a free, live webinar that will help you find high quality teaching and learning materials on MERLOT. The... Read more
Sponsored by the United States Distance Learning Association, National Distance Learning Week (NDLW) held November 5-9, 2012, seeks to promote and celebrate the tremendous growth and accomplishments occurring today in distance learning programs offered by schools, businesses, and governmental departments.
For... Read more
"Designing An Exemplary Course" is an open course which provides both theoretical concepts and practical tools for instructors to recognize, organize, and build online courses for both blended learners and online learns. The course will provide a framework for participants... Read more
The Certificate Program prepares educators to teach and improve online courses using the Sloan-C pillars of quality in online education—learning effectiveness, scale, faculty and student satisfaction, and access. A unique feature of the certificate program is that expert mentors work... Read more
Abstract: Online learning has become a reality for many students in higher education. Unfortunately, something that has also become a reality is a sense of isolation in online courses, and Moore (1980) has warned that students' sense of distance can... Read more