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The Fight Against Forgetting Part 2: Perfect Practice (Back2Basics)
August 21, 2015 – 8:50 am | Comments Off on The Fight Against Forgetting Part 2: Perfect Practice (Back2Basics)

“Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.” – Vince Lombardi
We all want our students to learn and grow and we, as instructors, need to make sure we are doing the best we …

Open Education Week 2015
March 6, 2015 – 2:48 pm | Comments Off on Open Education Week 2015

It is Open Education Week 2015 this week! In light of our focus on globalization and open courses, this is the perfect time to celebrate and learn more about open education. Join us as we …

Open Educational Resources Manual
June 16, 2014 – 1:23 pm | Comments Off on Open Educational Resources Manual

We have been hard at work building a comprehensive manual for locating and using Open Educational Resources.
You may be asking yourself, “What are Open Educational Resources?” Open Educational Resources (OER) is a term used to …

Great Tools That We Use: The MERLOT Teacher Education Editorial Board
April 28, 2014 – 10:14 am | Comments Off on Great Tools That We Use: The MERLOT Teacher Education Editorial Board

The Sloan Consortium’s 7th Annual International Symposium on Emerging Technologies for Online Learning provided those in attendance an opportunity to share ideas and gain exposure to technology that can be useful in the online classroom. …

A Guide to Quality in Post-Traditional Online Higher Education
April 7, 2014 – 3:58 pm | Comments Off on A Guide to Quality in Post-Traditional Online Higher Education

In 2013, Academic Partnerships published A Guide to Quality in Online Learning. Neil Butcher and Merridy Wilson-Strydom co-authored the text, and we served as editors. That document focused on formal online courses and programmed leading …

Open Education Week 2014
March 10, 2014 – 2:00 am | Comments Off on Open Education Week 2014

It is Open Education Week 2014 this week! In light of our focus on globalization and open courses, this is the perfect time to celebrate and learn more about open education. Join us as we …

Access Open Educational Resources at CosmoLearning
August 20, 2013 – 11:42 am | One Comment

Finding free resources for your course can be tough, especially if you’re unsure where to look. Even if you do have sources in mind, you may have difficulty finding the right content—many of these …

Eberly Center: Providing Access to Carnegie Mellon’s Teaching Resources
July 16, 2013 – 1:15 pm | Comments Off on Eberly Center: Providing Access to Carnegie Mellon’s Teaching Resources

The Eberly Center is a one-stop shop for teaching support and resources built for Carnegie Mellon faculty and teaching assistants. From tips on choosing collaboration tools to guidance on developing assessments, Eberly Center provides resources …

A Must Read! The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined
July 11, 2013 – 1:00 pm | One Comment

When Sal Kahn created Khan Academy, he forever transformed education. His recent book The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined chronicles how the seed of Khan Academy was planted and grew to fruition, eventually garnering support …

A Must-Read! DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education
May 29, 2013 – 11:15 am | 2 Comments

“This book is all about the power of sharing ideas freely, ” says Anya Kamenetz, author of DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Coming Transformation of Higher Education. Actually, the book is mostly about sharing …