curriculum development

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Outcomes-Based Assessment for Teaching & Learning Centers – Magna Online Seminar

From Faculty Focus Outcomes-Based Assessment for Teaching & Learning Centers Do the decision makers at your university understand what your teaching and learning center contributes to the overall value of the institution? In today’s era of constant change and increasingly strict higher education budgets, it is no longer enough to run high-quality, successful faculty development … Continue reading

The IAFOR International Conference on Education

The IAFOR International Conference on EducationInternational, Intercultural, Interdisciplinary The Event Centre, Dubai Festival City, DubaiMarch 08 – March 10, 2015 Abstract submission deadline: November 1, 2014 This inaugural conference on education is set to be a convergence of new research, continued professional development and networking opportunities. The International Academic Forum invites you to submit an abstract or register as audience to … Continue reading

Survey: Digital Textbooks Gaining Esteem in Student Eyes

From Campus TechnologyBy Dian Schaffhauser, 09/02/14 “Digital textbooks are becoming a bigger part of the vernacular in higher education. A recent survey showed that slightly more than three out of five students use interactive textbooks with features that include video, audio and quizzes; more than two out of five students work in courses that use … Continue reading

Grant Applications

Jump-start your research with a grant. Develop a research project or attend a conference. Hire a student assistant or buy special equipment or software. Find a faculty development grant that fits your needs. The Center for Faculty Development sponsors three separate grant programs, each tailored to meet a specific need, yet all are designed to … Continue reading

2014/2015 Lunch and Learn Series

 The CU Denver Center for Faculty Development (CFD) and CU Online are pleased to sponsor the 2014-2015 Lunch & Learn series that provides faculty the opportunity to meet and network with their colleagues across campus and learn about resources to support and enhance teaching and creative activities while enjoying lunch. Please check back regularly for an updated listing of … Continue reading

MOOC Research Initiative Conference

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

Who Owns College Courses?

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

Report: MOOCs Top Open Access for Disruptive Potential

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.

MOOCs – A Few Excellent Resources

From my POD listserv: Susann Lusnia, Associate Professor of Classical Studies and Assistant Director for Classroom Engagement in the Center for Engaged Learning & Teaching (CELT) at Tulane University, shares the following excellent resources on MOOCs (massive open online course): The MOOC Revolution: A Sketchy Deal for Higher Education | Dissent Magazine http://www.dissentmagazine.org/online_articles/the-mooc-revolution-a-sketchy-deal-for-higher-education Online Courses … Continue reading

2013 COLTT (Colorado Learning and Teaching with Technology) Conference, August 7 and 8

The COLTT 2013 conference will be held on August 7th and 8th at the Wolf Law building on the CU Boulder campus. COLTT wesbite: https://www.cusys.edu/coltt/2013/index.html Announcements Keynote Speaker: CU Regent At-Large Stephen Ludwig https://www.cu.edu/regents/current/ludwig.html Call For Proposals: The COLTT 2013 Call for Proposals is now open! The deadline for proposal submissions is April 9th. For … Continue reading

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