Monthly Archives: August 2013

Running Synchronous Online Classes (IHE)

August 28, 2013 – 9:00pm By Joshua Kim Some examples of some of the challenges and possible solutions to online leaning. (E.g., “Do you have any ideas for overcoming audio and video issues in live online meetings?” “What challenges do … Continue reading

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Choosing Real-World Impact Over Impact Factor (Chronicle)

August 26, 2013, 1:25 pm By Sam Wineburg “For the past 12 months I’ve moved from writing articles for refereed journals to creating digital products for high-school history teachers. These include lesson plans, sets of original documents, instructional videos, and … Continue reading

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Call for Abstracts: Fall Symposium 2013

2013 Fall Undergraduate Research Symposium Overview Every December and April, the Center for Hellenic Studies (CHS) in Washington, D.C. invites students to present papers on their research on ancient Greece and Rome, as well as the classical tradition. This symposium … Continue reading

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Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology

August 27, 2013 Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik “Online education arguably came of age in the last year, with the explosion of massive open online courses driving the public’s (and politicians’) interest in digitally delivered courses and contributing to the … Continue reading

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Don’t Call It a MOOC (IHE)

“Two University of Texas at Austin psychology professors will Thursday night take the stage for the fall semester’s first session of Introduction to Psychology. Their audience will consist of a production crew and their equipment. In their years of working … Continue reading

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UVa announces 11 massive open online courses (The Daily Progress)

Posted on August 21, 2013 “The University of Virginia announced Wednesday that it plans to offer 11 massive open online courses, MOOCs, this academic year. Anyone can enroll in these online courses, which are taught by UVa faculty and offered … Continue reading

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