EET Staff

EET Staff

Over the years we have compiled articles from different members of the EET team. Sometimes they were written collaboratively and other times the staff author wasn’t written down. These articles were too good not to share, so we’ve labeled them as EET Staff.

The Public Domain ReviewIn this post for Forbes, Barbara Kurshan, senior fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, explores online learning at the post-secondary level. Kurshan examines the common fault of institutions who assign instructors to teach online with the assumption that the required skills and knowledge are the same as for face-to-face instruction.

Ted Talks

Author John Green (Paper Towns, Our Fault in the Stars) explores how maps shaped came to shape how we see our world, and how learning in the 21st century is more and more based in online learning communities.

The Public Domain ReviewThere 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.

The Public Domain ReviewAn article that outlines some of the advantages of flexible learning spaces. The article summarizes the book "Learning Spaces" from Educause.

The Public Domain ReviewMary Vitcenda introduces us to ripple effect mapping (REM), an evaluation technique to gauge the effectiveness of projects or programs on a community. This author looks at the success found at the University of Minnesota use of ripple effect mapping in evaluating their own initiatives.

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 16:37

PowerPoint Confessions

power point confessions

Even if you haven’t heard the term ‘death by PowerPoint’ you probably still know the feeling. In this video individuals share their personal experiences with the misuse of PowerPoint presentations.

The Public Domain ReviewAn article that outlines some of the advantages of flexible learning spaces. The article summarizes the book "Learning Spaces" from Educause.

The Public Domain ReviewWhat truly makes an education valuable: the effort the student puts into it. Hunter Rawlings questions the recent trend of viewing education in purely economic terms, thus reducing it to just a commodity.

The Public Domain ReviewA team of educational experts with Accredited Schools Online have created a guidebook that thoroughly examines the rise of online learning, the different types that exist, and the many free resources that are out there for those interested in learning on the Internet.

The Public Domain ReviewCompetency-based education is becoming more prevalent in post-secondary learning. In this article Dr. Katie McClarty and Dr. Matthew Gaertner examine Competency-based education (CBE) and the best practices for creating assessments that effectively evaluate in this environment.

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