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Instructional Design Based on Cognitive Theory

There are a number of instructional design and cognitive theories, but Florida Institute of Technology is using Mayer’s Cognitive Theory of Multi-Media Learning for instructional design. 139 more words

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Teacher Incentive Pay

If you’re like most people, if you perform better at your job, you get pay incentives. Bonuses, commissions, rewards of other kinds. It’s widely accepted that incentive pay has a positive impact on employee performance. 198 more words


Strengthening the teaching profession through more effective evaluation

It’s no secret that teaching takes a backseat to research when it comes to how most post-secondary professors allocate their time. And it’s no surprise either. 678 more words


Twitter Chat Recap: Social Media & Campus Presidents

Tony Dobies (@DOBIEST), senior writer and social media manager at West Virginia University, co-moderated the October 14, 2014 #CASESMC chat.

Recap on Storify… 6 more words

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Daily Reads: Education In The News (10/15/14)

Here are your morning education stories to read as you realize you’ll never take pictures this cool.

Poverty predicts: According to the nonprofit National Student Clearinghouse students from high-poverty public schools are less likely to attend college than those from wealthier ones, regardless of whether they’re from urban, suburban or rural areas. 337 more words


Dealing with Fatigue

Let’s face it. We all get tired. Hell, I’m exhausted right now, and we’re only half way through term. It’s going to happen, so what are the best ways of dealing with burnout? 873 more words