Why STEM Matters

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In light of finding the Top Education Degrees infographic below on “Why STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Matters,” we asked a couple members of our leadership team at Academic Partnerships the question, “Why do ...…

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UNC-Wilmington Hosts Successful Global Learning Technology Conference

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University of North Carolina-Wilmington, a partner of Academic Partnerships, hosted the Global Learning Technology Conference (GLTC) on October 10th and 11th, 2013. This conference provided an opportunity for those working or teaching in the Instructional ...…

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Free MOOC – Human Element: An Essential Online Course Component

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Please join Whitney Kilgore, Vice President, Academic Partnerships and Samantha Duque, Senior Consultant, Academic Partnerships International for a free, online MOOC starting October 21, 2013 through November 24, 2013. Course Description Students want to know their instructor. ...…

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Humanizing Your Online Class Webinar: A Success!

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Yesterday, Faculty eCommons, in conjunction with Inside Higher Ed, presented a free webinar featuring Michelle Pacansky-Brock and it was a success! Michelle shared examples of what students identify as valuable characteristics of a “humanized” online ...…

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Free Webinar: Humanizing Your Online Class

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Please join us for a free webinar tomorrow, Wednesday, October 9th! Humans are social beings and learning is a social process.  Both require interaction and connection to flourish.  Do these factors undermine the effectiveness of an ...…

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TED-Ed Flipped Lesson: Strategies for Retaining Online Students

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Ed Tech du Jour hosts, Dr. Melissa Kaulbach and Dr. Heather Farmakis share factors contributing to attrition rates originate from a variety of sources, many that are beyond your control. As an instructor and course ...…

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October is Connected Educator Month!

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The U.S. Department of Education has declared October, 2013 this year’s Connected Educator Month, a four weeks-plus exploration of key educational issues through online communities and networks, dedicated to broadening and deepening educator participation, as ...…

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Behind the Scenes of Academic Partnerships’ First International Partner

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Academic Partnerships International (API) “develops global student recruiting capabilities through partnerships with international higher education institutions.” Now partnering with approximately a dozen international institutions, API’s first international partner is Colombia-based Fundación Universitaria de Ciencias de ...…

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Teaching Online for the First Time: 9 Helpful Resources

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Teaching online for the first time? Unsure where to start? Start here! We’ve designed the Faculty eCommons to provide you proven strategies for online teaching. We cover a myriad of useful information, but if you’re ...…

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Create Interactive eBooks with Bookry

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Do you use iBooks Author? If so, you need to know about Bookry. Boorky is a free service that offers iBook Author users a growing library of widgets to create interactive eBooks. Boorky is easy to ...…

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