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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.

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

Open Educational Resources

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. 

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 18:21

Open Educational Resources Video

Open Educational ResourcesOpen Educational Resources (OERs) have already gained significant traction in K-12 education and with the rising cost of textbooks the demand for OER in post secondary is rising. This short video reviews the definitions, challenges and opportunities associated with OERs in higher education.

Thursday, 03 September 2015 16:31

Authentic Assessment Explained

Learning Lab

Have you ever wanted to take an idea for a real world object and make it real? Has a lack of know-how, materials, tools, space and time reasons stopped you from not pursuing it? Maybe you just have no idea how to even start!

The Public Domain ReviewThis article thoroughly examines methods of migrating a course from the face-to-face environment to an online environment while maintaining student engagement. It provides ideas that can be seen as a checklist for those designing an online course to best replicate what works well in the face-to-face classroom.

Wednesday, 27 November 2013 08:00

Failure Is Good

Failure is GoodSince we first started school, we have been told that failure is a bad thing. It means that you were not successful. What you did was wrong and you should stop doing it. Failure is not always bad.

Monday, 18 November 2013 08:00

Open Professionals Education Network

The Public Domain ReviewThe Open Professional Education Network website is a search tool for finding Open Access Resources. It includes courses, texts, pdfs, video, images and more for secondary and post-secondary.

Looking for ways to implement iPads into your classroom.  Check out Jacqui Murray's recent blog post Is a just a giving a grade enough feedback to impact learning?  Advancements in computer generated grading of essays has brought this, and many other questions about automation, to the forefront.  

Wednesday, 20 March 2013 08:00

iPad Apps-by Task-Wow | Ask a Tech Teacher

Looking for ways to implement iPads into your classroom.  Check out Jacqui Murray's recent blog post Looking for ways to implement iPads into your classroom.  Check out Jacqui Murray's recent blog post "iPad Apps-by Task-Wow."

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