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Flipping an Online Class

Kris Shaffer - June 25, 2015 9:00 am MDT
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The More I Teach, the Less I Preach

Maha Bali - June 23, 2015 5:00 am MDT
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Arrested (Professional) Development
This post was originally published in Educating Modern Learners on September 8, 2014. By now, you’ve probably seen it: the…
Flipping an Online Class
This article was originally published on Kris Shaffer’s blog on May 13, 2015. Dr. Shaffer will be offering a three-week…
Four Essential Elements of Student-Centered Learning
On June 17th, Jared Stein delivered a general session presentation at InstructureCon in Park City, Utah. The presentation focused on…
The More I Teach, the Less I Preach
This article is part of an ongoing series on faculty development on Keep Learning, a space initiated and co-facilitated by…
Is Personalized Learning Always Student Centered?
I began this year with somewhat of an impossible task. I started a new job, transplanting myself from the suburbs…
Student-centered Learning: A Glossary
In June, 2015, the Research and Education Department at Instructure published a glossary of terms associated with student-centered learning. The…
Make Me Learn More Better
I get the feeling that people think of students’ interactions in an LMS in one of two ways: as autonomous…
Letter Grades Inhibit Deep Learning. They Must Die.
This post was originally published on the EduNut blog on April 5, 2015. In the world of school, grades are…
Profound Technologies: a Commencement Address
The following is a commencement address delivered by John Seely Brown at Arizona State University on May 11, 2015. The…
Teachable Moments: Letting Students Drive Your Lessons
In anticipation of InstructureCon 2015, Keep Learning is currently working around the theme of student-centered learning. This post was originally…
If You Can’t Change Higher Ed Overnight, Change Your Classroom. Here’s How!
The following article was published on HASTAC on April 18, 2015. We’ve chosen to repost it here because of its…
Remembering to Be Learners
On June 16, 2015 at InstructureCon in Park City, UT, Instructure will host its first unconference focused on student-centered learning.…
Bridging the Gap: Technology-enhanced Teaching in Higher Ed and Corporate
Back when I was actively working as an instructional designer in higher ed, I didn’t think much about the field…
Student Centered Learning: Exploring Deep Structure
I was teaching a college preparatory Pre-Calculus class to twenty students who were mostly seniors. Early in the year I…
Innovation through Reflection: a Call for Teachers
“Didn’t we have bigger dreams for instructional technology?” ~ Phil Hill at ITC 2015 It is a truism that learning…
Student Agency in Canvas Groups
College students want opportunities to practice being professionals, but they infrequently have those opportunities because so much of their lives…
Learning beyond the Course
This piece was previously published at Educating Modern Learners in September 2014. A lot of the most valuable learning that…
Clippy’s Ghost: Teaching from the Margins
A long time ago, when many of us had to dial up their Internet providers, Microsoft granted us a companion.…
Advice from a Luddite
I’ve never asked my students to use an abacus. David Schwartz, via his book, G is for Googol, informs me…
CFP: Student-Centered Learning
“Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to…
Complexity and Depth in Course Design
In January, 2015, the Research and Education department at Instructure released an infographic entitled, “Complexity and Depth in Course Design”.…