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Dear New Instructor: It’s Not All on You

7.18.17

David Gooblar offers advice to new instructors about conceptualizing their role in the classroom and the role of students resulting in a successful course.
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To Students, Many College Learning Experiences Feel Like They’re From ‘Another Century’

7.17.17

In this interview with Richard Culatta, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education, he makes the case for ensuring effective use of technology in the classroom.
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“Perfect Storm” Skills Shortage Threatens Economy, But We Have a Path Forward

7.17.17

Using lessons learned from the 2017 Education Symposium, the author argues that a path to remedy the current skills shortage has led to an increase in nontraditional educational offerings, such as competency-based education (CBE) programs. Examples of the Army’s CBE approaches with nontraditional students have been effective in capturing acquired skills of its soldiers.
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Micro-Credentials and College Admissions: Enhancing Access and Supporting Learning

6.22.17

Barry Fishman and Stephanie Teasles, professors at the University of Michigan, answer questions about the direction of microcredentials when it comes to college admissions.
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Extra Credit

6.21.17

A recent study by the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) explores how six colleges and universities use prior learning assessment (PLA) to award alternative credits.
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