As High-Tech Teaching Catches On, Students With Disabilities Can Be Left Behind (CHE)

February 25, 2015 By Casey Fabris Educational innovations like the flipped classroom, clickers, and online discussions can present difficulties for students with disabilities. The issue was highlighted this month, when Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology were sued for allegedly failing to provide such students with closed captioning for online lectures and course materials. Peter … Read moreAs High-Tech Teaching Catches On, Students With Disabilities Can Be Left Behind (CHE)

Odyssey — Week 4

The fourth common session for the Sunoikisis-Odyssey course will be tonight at 7:00 pm EST. To view the recording of the class, see below. Click here to go to the Google+ Event Page. Readings: Odyssey, Books 7 and 8 Visit the Common Sessions page on our Odyssey course website (http://sunoikisis-odyssey.chs.harvard.edu/common-sessions/). This page will be home to all class live-streams and recordings, so … Read moreOdyssey — Week 4

Video | Kenny Morrell on Experimentation in Higher Education

On November 8, 2014, faculty members gathered in Washington, DC to plan “Reading the Odyssey“, the Sunoikisis course currently in session during the spring 2015 semester. Kenny Morrell, Sunoikisis program director and an Associate Professor at Rhodes College, gave an inspiring, impromptu speech to encourage faculty members to experiment with their pedagogy and create a space for … Read moreVideo | Kenny Morrell on Experimentation in Higher Education

Odyssey — Week 3

The third common session for the Sunoikisis-Odyssey course will be tonight at 7:00 pm EST. To view the recording of the class, see below. Click here to go to the Google+ Event Page. Readings: Odyssey, Books 5 and 6 Visit the Common Sessions page on our Odyssey course website (http://sunoikisis-odyssey.chs.harvard.edu/common-sessions/). This page will be home to all class live-streams and recordings, so … Read moreOdyssey — Week 3

Meet the New, Self-Appointed MOOC Accreditors: Google and Instagram (CHE)

February 11, 2015 by Jeffrey R. Young [full article here.] A big question for MOOCs, the free online courses that hundreds of colleges now offer, is whether employers will take them seriously as credentials. But some of the biggest MOOC producers may have figured out how to jump-start employer buy-in: Get big-name companies to help design them. … Read moreMeet the New, Self-Appointed MOOC Accreditors: Google and Instagram (CHE)

Apply Now for the Kenchreai Archaeological Field School!

Archaeology, History, and Culture in Greece — 2015 The Center for Hellenic Studies and Sunoikisis announce the 2015 Archaeological Field School at Kenchreai, the port of Corinth in southern Greece. Students accepted to the Field School will receive credit from the University of Maryland. Scholarship support will be awarded to applicants on the basis of … Read moreApply Now for the Kenchreai Archaeological Field School!