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What Makes You Say That?

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“What makes you say that?”……4 powerful words that can change the learning culture of your classroom.

Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners by Ron Ritchhart, Mark Church and Karen Morrison is full of strategies that will allow visible thinking to become a part of your classroom culture.…

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jun Sun & Dr. Ramiro de la Rosa, The University of Texas – Pan American

Dr. Jun Sun

Dr. Jun Sun

Today, we are spotlighting The University of Texas – Pan American professors, Dr. Jun Sun & Dr. Ramiro de la Rosa. They were Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients for their

proposal, “Faculty Training on Quality Matters Standards and Student Perceptions of Online Course Design: A Longitudinal Study.” We are thrilled to share their findings in their research and thank them for participating in our Faculty Research Grant Program.

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Hard Choices – A Review and Reflection

I recently finished the book, Hard Choices by Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton). I have long respected Mrs. Clinton’s drive and wanted to learn more about her. As well, I found the title intriguing as we all face hard choices, and I wanted to see if I could learn from a woman who has not only faced difficult personal, life choices but was faced with daily choices as Secretary of State that would have enormous implications for the United States and the world.…

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Developing Teacher Candidates in a Networked World

This post, co-authored with Katia Hildebrandt, originally appeared on the Canadian Education Association Blog.

Recently, pre-service teachers in two of our classes at the Faculty of Education,University Regina, participated in #saskedchat, a weekly Twitter chat hosted by and for Saskatchewan educators.…

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Inside Higher Ed’s 2015 Survey of Chief Academic Officers

Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of Chief Academic OfficersA majority of provosts are concerned about declining faculty civility in American higher education. And a large majority of provosts believe that civility is a legitimate criterion in hiring and evaluating faculty members. Generally, the provosts are confident that faculty members show civility in their treatment of students, but have mixed views on whether professors show civility in dealings with colleagues and doubt how much civility is shown to administrators.

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Online Student Retention Requires a Collaborative Approach

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Institutions of higher education are increasingly using online courses and fully-online programs as tools to increase enrollment. There are many issues surrounding the subject of online education as an enrollment strategy. For instance, attrition rates are higher in online courses and online programs than in the face-to-face environment (Carr, 2000; Moody, 2004).

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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 1.3

It’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we will highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.

Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standard 1.3.

Click here to view Quality Matters Standard 1.3 in the Quality Matters Rubric.

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Ellen Moore & Dr. Gail Wegner, Purdue University Calumet

Moore and Wegner prof slideToday, we are spotlighting Purdue University Calumet professors, Ellen Moore, DNP, RN, FNP, Associate Professor of Nursing and Gail Wegner, DNP, RN, PMICNS-BA, Associate Professor of Nursing. They were 2013 Faculty Research Grant Recipients for their proposal, “Exploring Innovative Pedagogical Practices for Implementing Evidence-Based Healthcare in an Online Registered Nurse (RN)-BS Nursing Capstone Course.” We are thrilled to share their findings in their research and thank them for participating in our Faculty Research Grant Program.

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CFP EXTENDED for Round One of the AP 2015 Faculty Research Grant Program!

We have extended the call for proposals for round one of the 2015 Faculty Research Grant Program!

Proposals are now being accepted through NEXT Friday, March 27th.

Academic Partnerships (AP) places high value on supporting research and increasing scholarly knowledge regarding the effectiveness of online learning.

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Creating a Culture of Caring At Bishop Carroll

One of the best things about my job at Bishop Carroll, is empowering my students to create a positive change in the world. Over the past month I have been working with a student lead initiative called #CarrollCulture as a part of our recently established Spectrum Club.…

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