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Louisville Backs Off Punishing Online Teaching

January 13, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The University of Louisville has backed away from a policy of saying it will punish professors who teach online rather than in-person, The Louisville Courier Journal reported. On Monday, David Owen, acting dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How higher ed can support blended learning beyond the pandemic

January 13, 2022

Via: eCampus News

Blended learning in its ideal application offers faculty and instructors within higher education institutions an opportunity to benefit from multiple modes of instruction while providing students with a quality learning experience. Real learning can be achieved when we acknowledge the […]


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What It Takes to Be an Effective Public Scholar

January 10, 2022

Via: Education Next

In this space on Wednesday, I’ll be publishing the 2022 Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings, honoring the 200 education scholars who had the biggest influence on the nation’s education discourse last year. Today, I want to take a few moments to […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Rhetorical War Over Online Versus In-Person Instruction

January 6, 2022

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Kenneth W. Henderson, the chancellor of Northeastern University, posted a letter on the university website late last month telling students and faculty members that the Boston institution intended to open as planned for the spring semester because “in-person learning remains […]


Education Tech

What did 2021 bring to K-12 edtech?

December 30, 2021

Via: eSchool News

When we posted our 2020 predictions on January 1 last year, we–along with the majority of the world–definitely didn’t anticipate the curveball that was (and continues to be) the global COVID-19 pandemic. 2020 has been called a dumpster fire, the […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Why Mission — Not Money — Will Lead Colleges to Truly Innovative Online Learning

December 27, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

While there clearly are still lessons yet to be learned from the ongoing pandemic, the ebb and flow of emergency remote instruction versus the return to in-person instruction has already brought one of higher ed’s simmering issues to a rolling […]


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How technology impacts literacy

December 23, 2021

Via: eSchool News

We live in a world where learning and technology are intrinsically linked, especially in the minds of our youth. But do today’s students process information differently because it comes on a digital device? Is there a correlation between technology use […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Students reflect on starting college during a pandemic

December 20, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

“No one said college was easy, especially living in a pandemic where hugs are a weapon and a mask is the difference between life and death. I hate it. I hate that there was a possibility of this never occurring. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How the Pandemic May Help More Students See Themselves as Scientists

December 7, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

“Ooo, it didn’t explode,” shouted Megan as her undergraduate student mentor supervised her pouring liquid into a beaker at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology. “It didn’t explode.” It’s less a statement of fact and more an exclamation of relief. […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

The unbeaten path to hybrid learning

December 7, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Virtual learning, and the forms in which virtual and in-person education meet, have sparked controversy in the educational community. Often we debate what consequences this type of education has. We wonder whether traditional learning methodologies–with their big appetite for control […]