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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.

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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.

Thursday, 27 October 2016 16:40

Project Based Learning

 

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With the various teaching strategies available to educators, project-based learning (PBL) may do the most successful in preparing students to thrive in the real world. PBL stresses learning through independence, collaboration, and critical thinking.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 17:27

Competency Based Education Infographic

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This infographic aims to visualize the basics about Competency Based Education to make it easy to understand.

The Public Domain ReviewSally M. Johnstone and Louis Soares examine the principles for developing a competency-based education program.

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In our previous article we introduced Competency Based Education (CBE). Yet, CBE is not without its critiques and issues. These are generally either criticisms of the concept itself or issues that might arise in implementation.