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Badging and Blending, Writing and Learning

Badges. Writing-intensive. Active learning. Blended learning.

Oh, my.

These have been the buzzwords that have permeated professional conversations over the past few years, and have guided my path in developing the seminar course for Honors students that I am currently teaching, “ 1,515 more words


Expanding the OER Research Horizon - the OER Research Fellowship

If you celebrated a recent large-scale study at the University of Georgia showing Open Educational Resource’s (OER) positive impact on student outcomes, you’ll be excited to know that there are many other articles on the topic of OER efficacy and affordability thanks to John Hilton III and the OER Research Fellows. 1,450 more words

Student Success

Late Night Reflections on Emerging Technologies in Education.......

Thursday, December 21, 2017. As I ponder over the emerging technologies that we have studied so far in this program, I feel the need to properly define the term. 644 more words

Christian Fittipaldi to retire after 2019 Rolex 24

Two-time IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar champion and three-time Rolex 24 winner Christian Fittipaldi will retire from top-level racing after the 2019 Rolex 24 At Daytona.

The 47-year-old Fittipaldi, whose next race will be the 2018 IMSA season-ending Petit Le Mans, took on the role of sporting director for Action Express in January, stepping aside from full-time competition to allow Filipe Albuquerque to join the No.5 Cadillac DPi team full-time. 695 more words


NWP Midwest Keynote

Can I Cite That?

Examining What Counts as Evidence in a Digital World

“Students have a greater role and responsibility in creating new knowledge, in understanding the contours and the changing dynamics of the world of information, and in using information, data, and scholarship ethically.” ~ …

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Creative Commons Offers New Certificate on Open Licensing

As WCET’s Director of Open Policy, one of the issues I constantly face is getting people up-to-speed on their options for openly licensing content. As they describe on their “about” page, Creative Commons “provides free, easy-to-use copyright licenses to make a simple and standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work–on conditions of your choice.” Our guest blogger, Assistant Director of Open Education at Creative Commons, Jennryn Wetzler, seeks new ways to build and support the open education movement. 1,081 more words