Bruce Hay, a biology teacher at the California Institute of Technology, has recently come up with a way to integrate more participation into his classroom and, as a result, seen an increase in the average grades of his students. He started using an app called SKIES (Su-Kam Intelligent Education Systems) that allows students to createRead more about Making Lectures More Interactive[…]
Faculty, staff and graduate students at Penn State University cleverly came up with a way for other faculty and students to create their own online textbooks through a tool called BBookX. Users would simply have to type in keywords related to their subject material, then BBookX will gather information from open resources regarding those keywords.Read more about Penn State Technology Allows Faculty and Students to Build Their Own Textbooks from OER[…]
Students enrolled in online courses often find it difficult to balance their academic, social, and occupational lives. As such, we at UWB LT have created this list of five key tips on how to be a successful digital learner.
You may find that these steps are also useful for being a successful traditional student, but they are especially critical for online students to succeed. Read more about Five Key Tips to being a Successful Online Student …
In a recent report written by the University of Washington’s Office of the Provost, President Michael Young expressed his vision for the University to become “Tomorrow’s University Today”, not only by adapting and responding to an ever-present change in education, but also by leading the change to explore new and exciting methods of teaching andRead more about Examining the Future of Public Higher Education: The Pros and Cons of Online, Hybrid, and Face-to-Face Class Formats[…]
The Hybrid Course Development Institute (HCDI) at the University of Washington Bothell is in full swing as ten faculty members from S&T, CUSP, IAS, Business, CSS and Nursing work on developing a peer-reviewed course syllabus for a hybrid format class. Hybrid learning is broadly defined as a course that blends online and face-to-face delivery soRead more about Learning to Go Hybrid[…]