Due, in part, to the improved technologies, and the adaptation of more modernized teaching methodologies, students are increasingly able to fill gaps in their education experience, through online and blended learning offerings.
This provides faculty an opportunity to expand their teaching pedagogy to one of increased engagement. Faculty familiarity and increased use of technology, enables classroom integration with real-world events. Students can now be afforded access to applied best practices, instead of theory alone.
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Colleges are hoping predictive analytics can fix their dismal graduation rates Vox The practice has gone out of style. But the graduation rate has barely budged: less than two-thirds of students who start college ever finish.
"The idea of knowing what's going on is really important. But knowing what you can do to address that is probably even more important."
Idaho campus gun law takes effect Tuesday The Spokesman Review But, he said, allowing guns on campus contradicts the best practices of education – something he and others have dedicated their careers to learning.
This has been a long debated issue and is on the precipice of an important milestone in the history of education. Regardless, which side of the argument you're on, the nation will be closely watching what happens on this Idaho campus.
After reading this article has your opinion of guns on campus changed?
"The power of Twitter resides in the kind of connections and networks it allows you to make.Twitter is by far the social networking platform that teachers and educators populate the most. As such, creating a personal/professional learning network comprising kindred others is as easy as participating in the weekly educational chats organized on Twitter (#edchat as an example). These meet-ups enable you to meet and connect with teachers from all around the globe. They also introduce you to a treasure trove of information, resources, links, tips, and learning experiences that can be leveraged for your own purposes."
"Rapidly approaching the dog days of summer (give or take a few days or weeks), I felt a need to share a power packed suitcase of tools that could be used to archive your summer highlights and memories. Many educators never really go on vacation. While they may appear to be leisurely sipping daiquiris on the beach, let’s be realistic… their brains are constantly running, reflecting, and mentally archiving away ideas for the next school year.
To meet both the recreational and curricular needs of educators, I have concocted a special blend of FREE web tools and apps, highlighting both extracurricular as well as instructional integrations for each. Hopefully, these tools will exceed your souvenir quota and prove to be true digital treasures for the 2014-2015 school year as well.
It would be remiss to say technical skills and knowledge aren’t important to be a great leader in your industry. What is often overlooked in leadership development is soft skills. While being a thought leader or a subject matter expert is incredibly important to being a great leader, the ability to understand your peers and those you manage can make or break a person new or currently in a management position.
Whether you are at the beginning of your career or seasoned in your department, understanding Emotional Intelligence and knowing why is essential to becoming a great leader.
Emotional Intelligence is more than just the latest buzz term to surface in the leadership vernacular, it is a studied, and validated characteristic that differentiates authentic leaders from the crowd.
CHICAGO, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in six (17 percent) hiring managers spend 30 seconds or less, on average, reviewing resumes, according to a new CareerBuilder survey. A majority (68 percent) spend less than two minutes. With so little time to capture interest, even a candidate's word choice can make a difference. The nationwide sample of employers identified which commonly-used resume terms are overused or cliche and which are strong additions.
As leaders in education wrestle with the dynamic changes in funding, the continued pressures for increased performance, and an ever demanding need for a quality workforce, they must operate within their means.
Shared here are tactics that will assist leaders navigating these challenging times within their workforce. Although focused at school leadership, there are lessons to be learned by leaders across the spectrum
Leadership, Coaching, and Mentoring ... Leadership Isolation is the recipe for creating a toxic work environment! Even when a leader believes they are listening to their inner voice, they should consider sharing what they hear with others.
There are more than three million teachers in the United States, and Doug Lemov is trying to prove that he can teach them to be better. (RT @Brevedy: If you never read the article "Building a Better Teacher" - you should!
“Teaching depends on what other people think, not what you think.”
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Yet while I was learning what technologies for teaching I like and eschewing others, a sea change was taking place in higher education. Learning Management Systems were quickly (if you call fifteen years or so quickly) ...
There have always been opponents to Learning Management Systems (LMS) and the nature of discourse ensures that there will always be voices in opposition of technology adoption.
note, I said 'adoption' as in adding to, bringing on, integrating with...not replacement! If the fear is obsolescence, then the solution is proactive professional development in using tech to teach.
Feel free to disagree, but I find using LMS's more limit-less, than limiting.
University of Memphis reverses course, hires more full-time professors Memphis Commercial Appeal June 27, 2014 — Vincent Clark is an adjunct professor in the history department at the University of Memphis.
Being hired full-time offers benefits beyond the adjunct, but to quote a very familiar book title, "what got you there, won't keep you there."
Versal brings knowledge to life. For the first time, create and publish amazingly engaging online learning experiences - no coding required. From homework and classroom exercises, to product tutorials and corporate training, to yoga and computer programming, Versal is flexible, powerful, and open to everyone.
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