Flexibytes

The open educational resources movement is redefining the concept of online textbooks

Posted on June 19, 2017

This article gives an overview of the open educational resources (OER) movement in Canada.

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Co-creating rubrics: The effects of self-regulated learning, self-efficacy and performance of establishing assessment criteria with students

Posted on June 19, 2017

Co-creating rubrics could have benefits for student learning, according to new research in Studies in Educational Evaluation.

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Teaching in the age of social media

Posted on June 19, 2017

David Smith looks at how social media can be both a revolutionary tool for communication and engagement, but also a source of distraction and online vitriol.

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Different learning spaces, different goals

Posted on June 19, 2017

CampusTech profiles three universities that have designed active learning spaces for immersive learning.

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Emerging challenges in digital higher ed

Posted on June 19, 2017

A recent conference at Harvard University brought together data scientists from universities in North America and Korea.

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Hey higher ed, why not focus on teaching?

Posted on June 19, 2017

Nobel laureate and Stanford physics and education professor Carl Wieman advocates for the adoption of active learning in an interview with NPR.

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Learning in bursts: Microlearning with social media

Posted on June 19, 2017

A team from Northeastern University look at tools and best practices for social microlearning.

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Team-teaching Canada, one moment at a time

Posted on June 19, 2017

This article explores team teaching models and the UBC course History of Canada: Moments that Matter.

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Pioneering open education through collaboration with BCcampus and eCampusOntario

Posted on April 24, 2017

BCcampus and eCampusOntario will be collaborating to support Ontario post-secondary faculty in the review and adoption of open textbooks from the BC Open Textbook Project.

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The college transcript of the future—and the processes holding it back

Posted on April 24, 2017

College transcripts need to better reflect each learner’s unique path argues Brian Peddle.

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