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Promoting Engagement in Larger Classes
August 17, 2015

Faced with a large number of students, I soon realized that I would not know what they didn't know until after the first exam and that my learning management system (LMS) did not provide me …

Student and Faculty Perceptions of Telepresence Courses
July 20, 2015

Key Takeaways To deliver a high-quality learning experience to remote learning sites , Minnesota State University, Mankato, invested in telepresence-enhanced classrooms and then…

Anytime and Anywhere: A Case Study for Blended Learning
July 20, 2015

Key Takeaways Using live streaming with blended learning helps engage off- and on-campus students in real time and enhances the off-campus experience by incorporating synchro…

Electronic Lab Notebooks: ECAR-WG Technology Spotlight
April 9, 2015

Electronic lab notebooks (ELNs) are software-based tools to replace paper lab notebooks . Scientists and other researchers use laboratory notebooks to organize their data, and ELNs mov…

Just Show Up: Creating Collaborative Communities
March 2, 2015

Key Takeaways In 2011, the University of Illinois began deploying a multi-campus SharePoint shared service , but the effort's scope soon exceeded the resources of its d…

A Typology of Web 2.0 Learning Technologies
February 27, 2015

This article presents the outcomes of a typological analysis of Web 2.0 learning technologies. A comprehensive review incorporating over two thousand links led to identification of 212 Web 2.0 te…

Improving Institutional Collaboration Through Unified Communications: A Study of Current Implementations
December 12, 2014

Many higher education institutions are experiencing a fundamental shift in enterprise communication and collaboration, with unified communications (UC) as the foundational service that helps enab…

MOOC Evolution and One Poetry MOOC’s Hybrid Approach
November 24, 2014

Key Takeaways Based on the theory of connectivism , MOOCs originally sought to leverage the Internet as a collaborative communications platform to facilitate connections a…

Practicing Collaborative Digital Pedagogy to Foster Digital Literacies in Humanities Classrooms
October 13, 2014

Key Takeaways New digital tools and platforms create opportunities in pedagogy , but they also result in deployment of under-tested digital tools in classroom instruction, w…

PassNote: A Feedback Tool for Improving Student Success
September 15, 2014

Key Takeaways Quality communication between faculty and students in higher education is critical and considerably influences students' intellectual growth , but it is not…