Category Archives: Education

The End of Learning Management Systems

This article, “5 eLearning Trends Leading to the End of the Learning Management System” provides some insights into the future of learning systems. As education institutions look at there relationships with their learning management systems providers, the alternative options for … Continue reading

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Student Engagement

I teach primarily online courses in a university setting. Our students are predominately adult students seeking their undergraduate or graduate degree. Keeping adult students engaged in their course work can sometimes be challenging. So many students just want to get their … Continue reading

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What Teachers Make

I am an avid watcher of TED Talks. I found this poignant presentation by Taylor Mali, “What Teachers Make” to be a heart-warming representation of the profession I have chosen as my most favorite occupation in my professional career – … Continue reading

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Applying Quality Matters Standards to Blended & Online Courses – A Case Study

In March 2015 I presented this topic to the annual meeting of the Adult Higher Education Alliance (AHEA). This is a PDF of the slides that were presented: Applying Quality Matters Standards to Blended & Online Courses – A Case … Continue reading

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Lean Startups in Higher Education

We are starting to look at starting some new program offering at my university. We are using the concept of lean startups, as shared by Eric Ries. It is definitely a paradigm shift from how we have approached program design … Continue reading

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Copyright and Intellectual Properties Rights in Digital Learning

A recent Inside Higher Ed article by Doug Lederman, The Pulse: Copyright in Online Education, provided an excellent link to a Rod’s Pulse Podcast concerning copyrighting associated with online education. With the rapid of growth in online learning teaching and learning opportunities … Continue reading

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Addressing Teachers Concerns about Online Learning – Education Next : Education Next

As we transition to new new teaching and learning pedagogy and andragogy online and blended learning teaching and learning skills are essential to 21st century educators and students. Click on the title below to review an intere s ting article … Continue reading

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