In this video, Andreas Brockhaus, Director of Learning Technologies at UW Bothell and the UWB Learning Technology team introduce some of the services provided to support faculty and students.
This month is the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act, which is a federal legislation designed “to [eliminate] discrimination against people with disabilities.” Often times students with disabilities can be left out of online curriculum, which is why it is important to evaluate if your webpage is accessible. In an a recent articleRead more about Evaluating Web Page Accessibility[…]
In Chapter 4 “Designing College More Like a Video Game” of the book Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning, José Antonio Bowen talks about how to motivate students to think in new ways. When students make the transition from high school to college, they are asked toRead more about Designing College More Like a Video Game[…]
A very informative post was written recently by Sara Lipka for The Chronicle of Higher Education detailing statistical information about parents’ perceptions on the importance and value of a college education for their children, despite the rising and obvious financial costs. Originally written by the Wall Street Journal, the survey shows some positive and negative viewpoints parentsRead more about Most Parents Still Value College[…]
In a recent post written in the Computing Education Blog, two studies were presented discussing the benefits of changing, reversing, and/or flipping the classroom model in order to increase student comprehension. In these studies, data was collected on how well students understood concepts when they were tested on the materials before studying and how beneficial hands-onRead more about Research on Flipping Study Habits for Better Understanding[…]