Odyssey — Week 9

The ninth 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 17 and 18 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 9

Is ‘Design Thinking’ the New Liberal Arts? (CHE)

March 26, 2015 By Peter N. Miller The “d.school,” or Hasso Plattner Institute of Design at Stanford University, to use the formal name that no one at Stanford ever does, sits in a newish building just behind the main Quad, inconspicuously nestled among the other buildings of the School of Engineering to which it belongs. … Read moreIs ‘Design Thinking’ the New Liberal Arts? (CHE)

Online or In-Person? One College Lets Students Switch Back and Forth (CHE)

March 24, 2015 by Casey Fabris When you register for a course, you often have a choice: in-person or online. But at Peirce College, you don’t have to pick one or the other. All students will soon get access to both formats in the same course. Peirce, a college in Philadelphia that caters specifically to adult learners, … Read moreOnline or In-Person? One College Lets Students Switch Back and Forth (CHE)

Odyssey — Week 8

The eighth 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 15 and 16 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 8

Videos Find Their Place In and Out of the Classroom (CHE)

March 17, 2015 by Casey Fabris Among today’s students, videos as an educational tool are as expected as textbooks. A new study has found that 68 percent of students watch videos in class, and 79 percent watch them on their own time, outside of class, to assist in their learning. Elisabeth Leonard, author of the … Read moreVideos Find Their Place In and Out of the Classroom (CHE)