Items filtered by date: November 2016
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TED curator Chris Anderson takes viewers behind the scenes of what it takes to stand up and deliver a TED talk to an audience. Anderson walks us through 4 strategies that can help any public speaker get their ideas across to an audience, leaving them informed and inspired.

Thursday, 24 November 2016 15:27

3 Easy Ways to Embrace High-Impact Learning

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In this article Rebecca Pope-Ruark (Associate Professor of English at Elon University) asks the question: Must a high-impact learning experience require an extended period of time to be, in fact, high impact?

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Outcome statements should be able to describe what students should be able to do within the context of real life roles at the culmination of their learning experiences.

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Engineering schools around the world are turning to virtual reality to transform the way their students learn.

Thursday, 10 November 2016 15:47

Writing Outcome Statements

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This infographic works to clearly outline the process behind writing learning outcomes, by breaking it down into an equation.

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Nancy Thomas (Inside Higher Ed) explores the relationship between post-secondary institutions and democratic elections. The article examines the responsibilities of higher education to engage students in the democratic process, be non-partisan, and use elections are learning experiences for their students.

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In this TED talk tech entrepreneur Michael Bodekaer introduces us to virtual labs that can engage students on a whole new level. Bodekaer used the success of flight simulators as a model for building a virtual laboratory simulator that gives students to chance to perform real experiments and grow significantly as learners.