The college has announced a new program that will meet the financial needs of all Arkansas students, “who have a 3.6 or higher GPA and who have a 27 ACT or above or 1200 SAT (excluding Writing) or above.”
Let’s pretend for a moment that money was not part of this conversation.
Hi, I’m a statistic. I’m one of the many people who sign up for a MOOC, in this case, Introduction to Game Design, offered through EdX and then quit. I love learning, but it’s time to admit that MOOCs are seriously boring.
How do you write well? Start by committing a crime. Start by killing the topic sentence.
Link to “They Came for the Carbs, and Stayed for the Collaboration: Engaging Library Workers across Units to Deliver Meaningful Learning Objects” and questions about what makes an effective instructional video.
The question: Should Harvard Business School enter the business of online education, and, if so, how?
Somewhere, banging about my brain (we’ll call it the annoying-clips-of-movies region) there’s a scene with a woman who has a drawn out accent saying, “I never pay retail.” I imagine her smoking a cigarette and being generally disinterested in both the conversation and the act of smoking. I share this detail, because in the conversation about the costs of college and whether or not college is “worth it,” one thing that seems to get less play is how much college actually costs. Read More »College Tuition Cost: MSRP vs Discounted Deal
Here and Now segment on active learning classrooms: how they work, what they are, and how learning outcomes are improved.
“The Points Don’t Matter: MOOCs, Resumes, and Learning” by Derek Bruff. Apparently, employers are starting to assign value to the SoAs they see on job applicants’ resumes. Coursera is worried that if this continues, there will… Read More »The Points Don’t Matter: MOOCs, Resumes, and Learning
Reflecting on teaching this semester and what I’ve learned throughout my life, a simple question came to mind: where do we learn? The quick answer may be school. But, it’s so much broader than school.