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How Students Engage with a Remedial English Writing MOOC: A Case Study in Learning Analytics with Big Data
March 23, 2015

Insufficient academic preparation is a major barrier to student success in higher education in the United States, and a large percentage of students who require remedial education become …

Better Understanding through Data: Completion, Motivation, and Learning in Minnesota MOOCs
June 19, 2014

In the summer of 2013, faculty members at the University of Minnesota collaborated with staff from the university’s Office of Information Technology and provost’s office to deliver five massi…

7 Things You Should Read About the LMS/Learning Ecosystem
April 22, 2014

The LMS/Learning Ecosystem refers to the online learning environment as a continuum, with the LMS at one end and a student’s or faculty member’s own collection of applications, tools, a…

How Online Innovations Are Transforming Learning: A Report on the ELI Focus Session
December 20, 2013

On November 5–7, 2013, the teaching and learning community gathered for the 2013 ELI Fall Focus Session, an online event that sought to understand the ways in which innovations in online innova…

Keys to Developing Higher Education Breakthrough Models
September 18, 2013

Much has been written about the transformation taking place in higher education and the need for models that support an educational experience that is more accessible while also being mor…

7 Things You Should Know About Intelligent Tutoring Systems
July 9, 2013

An intelligent tutoring system is computer software designed to simulate a human tutor’s behavior and guidance. Because these systems are able to interpret complex student responses and…

7 Things You Should Know About MOOCs II
June 11, 2013

A MOOC is a model of educational delivery that is, to varying degrees, massive, open, online, and a course. Most MOOCs are structured similar to traditional online higher education course…

Learning and the Massive Open Online Course: A Report on the ELI Focus Session
May 21, 2013

On April 3 and 4, 2013, the ELI teaching and learning community gathered for an online focus session on Learning and the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). This report is a synthesis of the k…

Using Laptops in the Classroom: The University of Michigan
December 3, 2012

Across the University of Michigan, laptops and other mobile devices are appearing in the classroom in greater numbers. Many faculty see this trend as an opportunity for more innovative teac…

Framing Mobile Initiatives to Measure Impact
October 1, 2012

Despite the proliferation of mobile devices and mobile activity—not only in the general population but also in the teaching and learning community, right down to the classroom level— mobile …