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Active Learning

Passive learning methods like lectures, readings and demonstrations remain the mainstay in higher ed, but research tells us that active learning approaches can have much more lasting impact on student learning outcomes. From small group discussions and project-based learning to experiential field schools and... Read more

Passive learning methods like lectures, readings and demonstrations remain the mainstay in higher ed, but research tells us that active learning... Read more

The Death of Lecture

The Death of Lecture

For more than a thousand years, students have been gathering in lecture halls to listen to the “sage on the stage.” But shorter attention spans, new technologies, and empirical testing of learning outcomes have led us to question the tried and true historical “transmission” model of... Read more

For more than a thousand years, students have been gathering in lecture halls to listen to the “sage on the stage.” But shorter attention... Read more

Adapting to Serve Part-Time Students

In the last episode, Ken laid out his case for the rise of “invisible” part-time students on college and university campuses. Now we review some of the many ways in which higher education institutions are adapting their program delivery models and services to better serve part-time and commuter... Read more

In the last episode, Ken laid out his case for the rise of “invisible” part-time students on college and university campuses. Now we... Read more

Breaking Through Boundaries in Teaching and Learning: STLHE 2012

I’m back in Montreal this week (for the third time this spring) to attend the 2012 national conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE).  I’m hoping this will be a stimulating opportunity to discuss emerging trends in pedagogy and classroom technology with... Read more

I’m back in Montreal this week (for the third time this spring) to attend the 2012 national conference of the Society for Teaching and Learning... Read more

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