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Using Flickr for Media-Rich Classes
October 3, 2012

Key Takeaways When teaching and learning revolve around images, the way that a learning management system buries images as a discussion develops hinders the image flow so cruci…

Untethering Faculty with Mobile Innovation
May 1, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Connect: Baltimore

To spark interest in mobile technology, it takes a suite of activities and outreach efforts, including technology showcases and monthly gatherings with demonstrations by and for faculty. In this …

Managing Group Work Online for Collaboration, Assessment, and Lifelong Learning Skills
April 30, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Connect: Baltimore

Project-based learning allows students to develop and apply lifelong collaborative online learning skills. While valuable, managing group work online can be a challenge. This session will share s…

7 Things You Should Know About Navigating the New Learning Ecosystem
May 2, 2012

The LMS was once the undisputed center of the digital learning ecosystem . But on many campuses, the situation has changed such that the campus online learning environment might be better v…

Case Study 1: Royal Roads University: Using Synchronous Web Conferencing to Maintain Community at a Distance
May 2, 2012

A case study from Game Changers Mary Burgess Setting the Context Royal Roads University, located in Victoria, British Columbia, was established as a special-purpose institution i…

7 Things You Should Know About Projecting from Mobile Devices
March 7, 2012

Emerging technologies allow users to connect to classroom projection systems from mobile devices , including tablets and some smartphones. Such tools can change the character of interaction…

Leveraging Collaborative Technologies and Pedagogies in Large Active Learning Classrooms
February 5, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Annual Meeting

Multiple universities are exploring the potential of large active learning classrooms, focusing on collaborative, problem-based learning activities. Current models do not actively address the col…

Open Wikis and the Protection of Institutional Welfare
February 7, 2012

Much has been written about wikis’ reliability and use in the classroom. This research bulletin addresses the negative impacts on institutional welfare that can arise from participating in a…

Physical Sciences Case studies: information use and discovery
January 26, 2012

"The RIN, the Institute of Physics (IOP), Institute of Physics Publishing (IOPP) and the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) have recently published a set of case studies which pr…

What Do We Have in Common?
March 23, 2012

“Today, the distribution and reuse of information digitally via the Internet is rapidly changing the game, rewarding those who instead aggregate and scale toward a common infrastructure. It i…