Take a look at what The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology at Illinois State University does for new faculty – including new faculty orientation sessions, conversation and resource “circles” that focus on early career issues, and professional development sessions focused on new professors.
From my POD listserv: MOOC Research Initiative Conference MOOCs and Emerging Educational Models: Policy, Practice, and Learning The development of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has been an important focal point for digital learning stimulating a range of reactions across education, corporate and social sectors. As of July 2013, edX boasts over 1 million students … Continue reading
Flexible and open models are changing the way colleges and universities approach content ownership. In Campus Technology by Michelle Fredette,10/16/13. In this age of MOOCs, flipped classrooms, and lecture capture, faculty are creating more course content than ever. Yet those who simply assume they own the rights to that content may be in for a … Continue reading
In Campus Technology’s 10/23/13 edition, by Joshua Bolkan A new report, Open Access, Megajournals, and MOOCs: On the Political Economy of Academic Unbundling, in Sage Open compares the disruptive potential of open access (OA) for academic articles and massive open online courses (MOOCs) and finds that MOOCs are more likely to change the course of higher education.