Connecting the Dots: Integrating Learning with ePortfolios

The term "integrated learning" can mean many things and our assumptions regarding integration are often tacit. The "Connect the Dots" workshop helps faculty to reflect upon the elements of student learning and experience that they want their students to connect. Read more [...]

ePortfolios as a Tool for Curriculum Redesign

A presentation given at the 2013 Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning (90 minutes, requires Silverlight plug-in) Read more [...]

Zooming In & Out

ePortfolios can be used in conjunction with threaded discussions to support a cycle of learning in fully-online programs. Learning is carefully designed to guide students through a process of “zooming in," extracting salient ideas from online course discussions, and “zooming out” to consider how the program could inform the development of personal and professional goals. Read more [...]

Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Many programs involve students in internships, capstone projects, and practicums, but if you scratch the surface you’ll see that workplace-based learning often takes place in parallel with curricular learning, not as an ongoing dialogue between scholarship and practice. This promising practice describes two models for embedding workplace-based experiential learning into fully-online, graduate level professional programs. Read more [...]

Letting Learning Serve as the Driver

Leadership is key to sustained the sustained growth and depth of impact, but it is equally important to create a space in which faculty can let their professional passion serve as the driver for curiosity and motivation to learn. Read more [...]
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