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The Department of Education class hour definition says that for every Carnegie unit of credit hour there should be a minimum of two hours of study. Is this scale still valid? Wouldn’t be more beneficial for student to shift emphasis from time to tasks? Lolita Paff, PhD, in her Faculty Focus article, Questioning the Two-HourRead more about […]

Duolingo Partners With Pearson to Make New Foreign Language Classes

Duolingo Partners With Pearson to Make New Foreign Language Classes

Image Source: Chips Articles Pearson and Duolingo have teamed up to create an experience that is intended to help college and university students learn foreign languages.  Through the use of gamification, personalized learning tools, and texts that can be accessed on iOS and Android devices, this new tool is a perfect way for students toRead more about Duolingo Partners With Pearson to Make New Foreign Language Classes[…]

E-Portfolios Help Prepare Students for their Future

E-Portfolios Help Prepare Students for their Future

Image Source: Flickr In a survey conducted by the Association of American Colleges and Universities found that only 23 percent of employers felt recent graduates were prepared to work.  It is important for students to be able to learn skills on how to communicate their career-readiness to future employers.  E-portfolios are an effective way toRead more about E-Portfolios Help Prepare Students for their Future[…]

Accessibility Tools are Coming to More Programs to Aid Students

Accessibility Tools are Coming to More Programs to Aid Students

Image Source: U.S. Department of Defense  Students with disabilities are just as likely to pursue STEM fields as their peers.  Technology design standards are becoming increasingly more accessible for all students.  Major tech companies like Google are already looking into making their programs easier to use by disabled folks. Currently, Google has accessible features likeRead more about Accessibility Tools are Coming to More Programs to Aid Students[…]