Growing fennel viewed with a blue sky background
theatre seats in a dark theatre back-lit to look orangish blue
close-up of a snail crawling across tiny white flowers in the a crack in the sidewalk
Orange spiral fractals spinning out from a center
Bluebird bathing in a bird bath. A flurry of water and feathers
Organized Chaos: How Active Learning Impacts Organizational Structures in Higher Education
As hinted in the EDUCAUSE Review for July and August, active learning is one of several concepts that are changing…
A Pedagogy of Empowerment: Taking a Leap of Faith
This post was originally published at DML Research Hub. In a previous article written for my Digital Media & Learning Research Hub blog, “Striving…
Balancing Introversion and Extroversion in the Classroom
In her recent book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, Susan Cain suggests that…
Reflective Writing for Faculty Development: the 9x9x25 Project
Teaching can be a very isolating profession. We often find ourselves in our separate offices, with the doors cracked just…
Teachers Using Twitter: The New “Professional Learning Network”
This post was originally published on the author’s blog on July 13, 2015. A few months ago, I decided to…
Critical Interdisciplinarity: Dynamic Training for Dynamic Learning
What counts as good teaching? Whose interests are served in framing a definition? Given its centrality to higher education, what…
What Relationships Do for Learning
The following post was originally published on the author’s web site on July 9, 2015. “No significant learning occurs without…
Self-regulated Learning, Edtech, and the Practice of Pedagogy
The following is an interview with Phil Hill, Co-Publisher of the e-Literate blog, Co-Producer of e-Literate TV, and Partner at MindWires Consulting. As part…
Four Simple Student-centered Learning Techniques
This post appeared in its original form, under the title “Why Start with Pedagogy? 4 Good Reasons, 4 Good Solutions“,…
Project-Based Learning: The Role of the Creative Thinking Advocate
Project-Based Learning (PBL) challenges students to collaborate in a team in order to solve a real world problem independent from…
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…