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Badge It!

Given the current trends in education, I have a feeling I will be teaching an online class or two (or fifty) in my career. I’ve also been a student in an online class and in a blended class that uses online tools like discussion boards. 521 more words


You Only Have Three Wishes...

You only have three wishes…what are you going to change about higher education? As you ponder and recall your experiences in higher education it may or may not surprise you that three wishes are not going to get the job done. 269 more words

Higher Education

Teaching Statements…The Take Aways

First and foremost lets take a minute to reflect on the purpose of a teaching statement and what such a statement should provide to its reader.According to Concordia University in Portland, Oregon the  reason we have teaching statements goes beyond the idea of meeting application requirements. 205 more words

Higher Education

MOOCs And Cookies?

Before this semester I had never once heard the term MOOC and just incase you are unaware of the acronym it stands for Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). 256 more words

Higher Education

Navigating the Evaluation Factor

Driving to campus a week or so ago I was listening to my trusty NPR and caught the end of this story on Charity Navigator and EVALUATION… 586 more words


"Stay Thirsty My Friends"

“You can lead a horse to water, put you can’t make it drink.”

Mary Ellen Weimer’s Learner-Centered Teaching discusses different classroom climates that are conductive to learning and build student autonomy and responsibility. 153 more words

Higher Education

In What Direction Does Your Moral Compass Point?

“The biggest catastrophes that we’ve witnessed rarely come from information that is secret or hidden. It comes from information that is freely available and out there, but that we are willfully blind to.” -Margaret Heffernan… 151 more words

Higher Education