Category Archives: Future of 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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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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Credit/Seat-time vs. Competency-based Credits

As our university begins a university-wide assessment of our seat-time compliance for credit hours in all our courses, the education landscape continues to consider changes to assess a student’s competency of a subject matter instead of how much seat-time the student may … Continue reading

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Teaching with Twitter

I found this article to be a very interesting method of teaching using Twitter. I have used a similar techniques of limiting my students to only a certain number of characters when creating an “elevator speech.” An elevator speech is a brief description of who you are and/or what … Continue reading

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MOOC’s Take a Major Step Toward College Credit – Technology – The Chronicle of Higher Education

http://chronicle.com/article/MOOCs-Take-a-Major-Step/135750/y An interesting article that discusses the next step for the use of MOOCs in higher education. As stated by one of the people interviewed in this article, MOOC credits will be similar to high school graduates who enter college … Continue reading

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