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National College Learning Center Association Annual Conference

NCLCA’s 29th Annual Conference – Reaching New Academic Heights will take place in Albuquerque, NM, October 1 – 4, 2014. NCLCA’s Mission is to support learning center professionals as they develop and maintain learning centers, programs, and services to enhance student learning at the post-secondary level. Take a look at the conference schedule and view … Continue reading

The 11th Annual CU Online Spring Symposium

Save the Date for The 11th Annual CU Online Spring Symposium Thursday, May 23, 2013 on the Downtown Denver CampusDetails coming soon! http://www.cuonline.edu

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,300 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 6 years to get … Continue reading

Flipped Classes and SETs

Jim Morrison (Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership at UNC-Chapel Hill) talked in a recent POD post about an article in the Chronicle on “flipped” classrooms, peer instruction, and active learning and his experiences transitioning from using a “predominant lecture/teacher-led discussion mode to using a technology-enabled active learning approach” in his classes during the 1990s. He … Continue reading

5th annual SoTL Commons Conference

The 5th annual SoTL Commons Conference will be on March 7-9, 2012. http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/ijsotl/conference/2012/index.htm From the conference website: The Center for Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship (CTLS) will host the 5th annual “The SoTL Commons” conference on the campus of Georgia Southern University. The conference brings together people engaging in SoTL and anyone wanting to improve student learning outcomes in … Continue reading

Call for contributions to the 2012 Conference of the International Consortium for Educational Development

From the ISSoTL listserv: 2012 Conference of the International Consortium for Educational Development “Across the Globe Higher Education Learning and Teaching” Bangkok, 23rd-25th July The general aim of the ICED 2012 Conference is to become an international meeting point for participants to reflect and exchange ideas and experiences in researching and supporting educational development at different … Continue reading

Complimentary Webinar on Learning Assessment in Higher Education

On November 17, University of Phoenix will present a complimentary webinar on learning assessment in higher education. In this hour-long webcast, thought leaders from within the higher education community will speak to the challenges of assessing student performance and progress, and will raise important questions — Is it enough to measure cognitive abilities alone? What … Continue reading

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