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Best Practices in Faculty Engagement and Support
January 1, 2000

This paper attempts to develop an inventory of best practices involved in the process of faculty engagement and support. It includes the following topics: Entrepreneurial Faculty and "Second-…

Transforming Teaching in a Technology-Enabled Learner-Centered World: True Enterprisewide Change Requires Faculty Development, Support, and Rewards
January 1, 2003

Higher education administrators must understand the challenges presented to faculty by the revolutionary changes being made by the new teaching and learning technologies and by the pressures create…

ELI Innovations & Implementations – Online@UCF
January 1, 2005

The University of Central Florida's Online@UCF initiative serves tens of thousands of students across Florida and engages 75 percent of UCF faculty. It offers 15 online degree programs, 10 onl…

ELI Innovations & Implementations - Instructional Development Initiative (IDI)
January 1, 2005

In 1993, the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University launched the Instructional Development Initiative (IDI), using technology to foster curricular and pedagogical innovation. IDI set i…

ELI Innovations & Implementations - Calibrated Peer Review: A Writing and Critical-Thinking Instructional Tool
January 1, 2005

Calibrated Peer Review (CPR) is a Web-based program that allows instructors to incorporate frequent writing assignments into their courses, regardless of class size, without increasing their gradin…

ELI Innovations & Implementations - SCALE-UP: Student-Centered Activities for Large Enrollment Undergraduate Programs
January 1, 2005

The SCALE-UP Project provides an effective and affordable model for introducing hands-on, team-based learning into large-enrollment undergraduate courses. SCALE-UP's approach to undergraduat…

7 Things You Should Know About Wikis
July 15, 2005

Update: An earlier version of this document contained an error that has been addressed. If you accessed this file prior to February 17, 2006, please download the corrected PDF. Wikis are Web p…

7 Things You Should Know About Blogs
September 15, 2005

A blog—shorthand for "Web log"—is an online collection of personal commentary and links. Blogs can be viewed as online journals to which others can respond that are as sim…

7 Things You Should Know About Augmented Reality
October 15, 2005

Augmented reality adds information and meaning to a real object or place. Unlike virtual reality, augmented reality does not create a simulated reality. Instead, it takes a real object or space a…

Technology and Learning: Defining What You Want to Assess
January 1, 2006

Asking whether technology improves learning may seem straightforward, but the answer is not simple. The challenge begins with defining assessment and is compounded by the complexities of people, …