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California State University Northridge: Hybrid Lab Courses
July 7, 2014

California State University,  Northridge’s Hybrid Lab course  model targets high failure rate, multisection,  gateway courses in which  prerequisite knowledge is a key  to suc…

Next Gen Tools: Faculty Engagement
May 8, 2014

This innovation brief from Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) focuses on the collaborative, faculty-driven process established by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Texas A&…

Next Gen Tools: e3 Civic High School Facility
April 17, 2014

This innovation brief from Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) focuses on the facility infrastructure of  e3 Civic High School--a flexible, open, 21st century space that supports the…

Failure is Not an Option; Sometimes, It's Necessary
May 8, 2014

Design Thinking and Breakthrough Change Last month when I brought up the topic of design thinking , I focused on its human-centered nature and its emphasis on iteration over perfect…

Next Gen Tools: CfA Learning Environment
March 4, 2014

This innovation brief from Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) focuses on the learning environment that College for America has created for its direct assessment, competency-based educat…

Purposefully Repurposed: College for America Converts a CRM Tool Into a Learner-Centered LMS
March 5, 2014

Readers of NGLC’s blog are no strangers to Southern New Hampshire University’s College for America (CfA), the remarkably innovative competency-based degree program supported by NGLC that, in …

Next Gen Tools: Activate Instruction
February 3, 2014

This innovation brief from Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) focuses on Summit Public Schools' co-development of Activate Instruction-- a free, open, online site for curricula…

Succeed You and Avenue Scholars Partnership: A Breakthrough Models Academy Design Meets the Real World
January 30, 2014

by Dr. Christine Pharr, College of Saint Mary If you want to attend a workshop that will keep you on the edge of your seat and challenge much of what you’ve ever believed about how to de…

Trending Now: Recent News in the Postsecondary World of Next Generation Learning
January 23, 2014

In December, the Center for American Progress put out a report,  A Path Forward: Game-Changing Reforms in Higher Education and the Implications for Business and Financing Models  by David…

The Workshop School
December 5, 2013

The Workshop School is a high school run in partnership between a nonprofit and the School District of Philadelphia. Projects rather than subjects drive the curriculum and the schedule, in whic…