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Hallmarks of the Breakthrough Models, #4: Competency Approaches
February 4, 2013

Editor’s Note:  This post is the last in a series from Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC). Each post highlights a distinguishing design characteristic of NGLC’s recently funded …

Fayette County Public Schools: The STEAM Academy
November 28, 2012

Updated November 2013 Urban Fayette County Public Schools is designing and implementing this blended high school in partnership with the University of Kentucky so that students will gr…

Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
November 28, 2012

Updated October 2013 The University System of Georgia and one of its institutions, Columbus State University, are designing a new Bachelor of Arts degree program in Communication with a Ci…

7 Things You Should Know About Microlectures
November 1, 2012

A microlecture is a short recorded audio or video presentation on a single, tightly defined topic. Microlectures are typically produced by an instructor, who might begin by drafting a rough scrip…

Touchstone Education: Merit Prep Newark
November 28, 2012

Updated November 2013 The model for this 6-12 charter school located in Newark, NJ hinges on six key values: achievement, innovation, excellence, teamwork, urgency, and integrity , and …

Enterprise IT, E-Learning, and Transformation: Prospects in Higher Education
October 3, 2012

Which way to Millinocket? " Well, you can go west to the next intersection ," a Mainer explains, ". . . get onto the turnpike, go north through the toll gate at Augusta, �…

Increasing Student Success: Evaluating the Effectiveness of U-Pace Instruction at UWM
September 6, 2012

Two faculty at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee developed the technology-enabled instructional approach known as U-Pace , which combines self-paced, mastery-based learning with in…

Case Study 15: The Model
May 2, 2012

A case study from Game Changers Jennifer Shoop This chapter is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License Introduction is an open-…

Chapter 9: Western Governors University
May 2, 2012

A chapter from Game Changers Robert W. Mendenhall Background The initial concept for Western Governors University (WGU) was developed at a Western Governors Association meeting i…

Faculty Development Programming: If We Build It, Will They Come?
August 4, 2008

© 2008 Ann Taylor and Carol McQuiggan. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 license (…