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New Compilation of Articles on the Flipped Classroom | Inside Higher Ed

New Compilation of Articles on the Flipped Classroom | Inside Higher Ed | Relearning Elearning | Scoop.it

New Compilation of Articles on the Flipped ClassroomApril 16, 2014

Inside Higher Ed is today releasing a free compilation of articles and essays -- in print-on-demand format -- about the flipped classroom. The articles and essays reflect key discussions about pedagogy, technology and the role of faculty members. Download the booklet here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

 


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The Brave New World of Online Learning: Amy Collier at TEDxStanford

Amy Collier works with faculty, instructional designers and doctoral students to explore and design online learning experiences at Stanford. Amy Collier is t...

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Donna Farren's curator insight, October 28, 2013 3:13 PM

I love that she acknowledges that the words "open" "online" and "learning" are the most abused words in education today.

M.A.P.'s curator insight, December 20, 2013 7:18 PM

It is a different mindset, and personally, I think this is what open online learning should go instead of just thinking about program, enrollment, etc.

 

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What is Leadership in Distance Education?

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What is leadership in distance education? Leadership in distance education “is defined as a set of attitudes and behaviors that create conditions for innovative change, that enable individuals and ...

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Optimal Video Length for Student Engagement | edX

Optimal Video Length for Student Engagement | edX | Relearning Elearning | Scoop.it

"Traditional in-person lectures usually last an hour, but students have much shorter attention spans when watching educational videos online. The graph below shows median engagement times versus video length..."


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A word to the wise.  Tweak the length of that online content and gain the most benefit.

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Prerequisites for Persistence in Distance Education | Distance ...

Prerequisites for Persistence in Distance Education | Distance ... | Relearning Elearning | Scoop.it
In the last two decades, distance education has grown worldwide and is now established as a reliable educational method. Accompanying this development, questions about low rates of student persistence have come to ...
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