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7 Things You Should Know About Competency-Based Education
February 11, 2014

Competency-based education (CBE) awards academic credit based on mastery of clearly defined competencies . CBE replaces the conventional model in which time is fixed and learning is variab…

2014 Horizon Report
January 31, 2014

Produced by ELI and NMC each year, the Horizon Report describes six areas of emerging technology that will have significant impact on higher education and creative expression over the next one to…

ELI Podcast: Calibrated Peer Review
January 16, 2014

This podast features an interview with Scott Klemmer, associate professor in the Department of Cognitive Science at the University of California San Diego. In this conversation, Klemmer discusses…

7 Things You Should Know About Gesture-Based Computing
January 8, 2014

Gesture-based computing refers to interfaces where the human body interacts with digital resources without using common input devices, such as a keyboard, mouse, game controller, or voice…

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…

7 Things You Should Know About Telepresence Robots
December 9, 2013

Most telepresence robots combine a mobile base with a small screen placed roughly at the height of a person —think of a tablet computer atop a mop handle anchored to a rolling platfo…

ELI Podcast: Wearable Computing
November 13, 2013

Bryan Alexander is Senior Fellow for the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education (NITLE) and founder of Bryan Alexander Consulting, LLC. In this interivew with ELI Associate Direct…

7 Things You Should Know About Wearable Technology
November 8, 2013

Wearable technologies can gather data—from the body of the wearer or from the environment —or provide information, or both. Wearables represent an evolution in our relationship wit…

The Current State and Potential Future of E-Textbooks
November 5, 2013

Digital textbooks (or e-textbook s) are hot commodities in higher education, with numerous colleges, universities, and educational coalitions adopting various platforms, piloting options, …

7 Things You Should Read About Makerspaces
October 25, 2013

Makerspaces are physical location s where people gather to share resources and knowledge , work on projects, network, and build. The "7 Things You Should Read About..." series fro…