Cindy Andrews

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Lessons of Mastery Learning - Educational Leadership

Most current applications of mastery learning stem from the work of Benjamin S. Bloom (1971, 1976, 1984), who considered how teachers might adapt the …

Pedagogy

Taking a Leap of Faith

Exactly a year ago today I published a post about some exciting changes in my professional life. I had just applied for a 12-month unpaid leave of …

Synchronous Online is About To Get Much, Much Better

Synchronous Online Sucks<p>Synchronous online — the twisted mess of chat-rooms, video-conferencing, and screen-sharing we use for real-time online …

Productivity and online learning redux

If only it was this simple: Image© Course Gateway, 2013<p><b>Summarizing the previous posts</b><p>In previous posts (see end of this post), I tried to identify a …

Gen Ed and Competency-Based Education

<i>Inside Higher Ed</i> has a write-up today on an effort by the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) to develop a competency-based …

Association wants to create portable, competency-based general education framework

WASHINGTON -- The academy’s primary liberal education group is working to redesign general education pathways, which it says are becoming obsolete …

Creating a Sense of Instructor Presence in the Online Classroom

Online instructors need to be intentional about creating a sense of presence in their courses so that students know that somebody is leading their …

Education Technology

Bypassing the Textbook: Video Games Transform Social Studies Curriculum

A few games developed in the last three or four years are actually based on historical moments -- a social studies teacher’s dream, Mummert says. One …

Online learning can help your career, but degrees are here to stay

Some say Moocs will replace university education, but degrees still have a value. Perhaps there is space for both<p>"University wasn't for me," says Rachel Stiles. "I wasn't ready for it at the time; I wasn't mature enough."<p>Stiles quit her course and found a job instead. But she realised that …

Why Online Learning is More Valuable Than Traditional College

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Simon Dudley, LifeSize. Simon Dudley, LifeSize<p>Distance learning — especially given the advances of high definition video …

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