October 25, 2016 by Maha Bali I am working on a project (outside my institution, targeting adult learners), and was asked to provide tips for effective online learning. I expected to find good, concise, accessible ones out there already. There are (well, I only looked at this, this, and this), but I felt they were missing … Read moreTips for Effective Online Learning – Community Edition (CHE)
By Harrison Keller OCTOBER 23, 2016 A few years ago, discussions about the future of online learning reflected a mix of breathless enthusiasm and anxiety. Now, things seem to have settled down. While online enrollments are increasing, the numbers and associated revenue have been growing much more slowly than advocates had hoped for. Predictions about … Read moreFor Real Academic Disruption, Try Empathy (CHE)
By Jeffrey R. Young OCTOBER 05, 2016 Back when colleges first started experimenting with teaching online, pundits mused that competition for college students would one day be global. A student would be able to sit down at a computer and take a course literally from anywhere. It seemed like possibly a crazy thing to predict, … Read moreOnline Education Is Now a Global Market (CHE)
Sunoikisis is excited to announce its 2017 course in translation! The course topic will be Herodotus’ Histories. A course planning weekend for Sunoikisis-Herodotus will be held at the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC on November 12, 2016. During this weekend, faculty will work collaboratively to design and craft the course which will then … Read morePlan the Spring 2017 Course on Herodotus!
Beyond the Boundaries of Fantasia: An Ancient Imagining of the Future of Leadership will study leaders from different periods, cultures, and communities, both fictional and historical, e.g., Agamemnon and Achilles, Antony and Cleopatra, Pericles and Aspasia, Cyrus the Great of Persia, Socrates, Caesar, and Cicero. Students will consider what does it mean to be a … Read moreRegister Now for Course on Ancient Leadership
I was so grateful to have the opportunity to be part of the Council for Independent College’s CIC Internship as only a sophomore. During this short three-week session, I was able to study Herodotus’ Histories at a more in-depth level than I had in the past. The purpose of this seminar was to provide professors … Read moreCIC 2016 Internship Experience l Camila