Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming a fact of life and we interact with it on a daily basis, most of the time without even knowing it. So how can AI be leveraged to aid educators. This article surmises 10 areas in which AI can help.
Second-year University of Toronto student Kourosh Houshmand tackles exam stress, a topic familiar for those who have spent time in a post-secondary institution. Houshmand provides some tips and tricks for those in the midst of their exams, with an overall message of 'study smarter, not harder.'
Rob Jenkins, an instructor at Georgia Perimeter College, explores his institution's merger with Georgia State University and ponders whether this is the future of higher education. In this piece, Jenkins looks at the possible benefits for students at his institution, faculty, and the institution as a whole.
Lawrence Biemiller fro the Chronicle of Higher Education explores how the University at Buffalo's School of Architecture and Planning is using the challenges facing their city (declining population, changing industry, vacant dwellings,etc.) as an educational opportunity for students.
This commentary article from the Toronto Star profiles the University of Saskatchewan's Ken Coates, who recently published a report calling for a change in our ingrained attitudes towards post-secondary education.
Ryan Craig, author of 'College Disrupted,' examines the fracturing of higher education. He argues this is occurring as a result of an increasing perception that the benefits of a degree do not outweigh the costs and employers' dissatisfaction with the preparedness of university graduates.
One of the core premises of "Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning" is to make learning matter to students (Brown, Rodediger & McDaniel, 2014). This article examines how the principles in "Make it Stick" can be applied to online learners. Explore strategies on how to make learning meaningful for adult learners.
Haiku Deck is an online presentation tool that helps create nice professional looking presentations. Creating a ‘deck’ is essentially creating a series of slides for a presentation. Haiku Deck is cloud based, not requiring a download, besides from downloading the finished product whether in PDF or PPTX (PowerPoint) file. There are three options for those wishing to sign up for Haiku Deck: Haiku Deck Public (Free), Haiku Deck Pro, and Haiku Deck Edu. Details about each plan are listed below.
There are many aspects that can affect student retention. According to eCampus news, there are many related to teaching and learning. Using ePortfolios, online/blended strategies, video teleconferencing, and providing mobile access to class materials can all help curb drop out rates.
An article that outlines some of the advantages of flexible learning spaces. The article summarizes the book "Learning Spaces" from Educause.