Flexibytes

Four strategies for effective assessment in a flipped learning environment

Posted on February 28, 2017

This article looks at ways to create assessments that help “provide reliable, actionable information about student learning in the various phases of flipped learning.”

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What if learning analytics were based on learning science?

Posted on February 28, 2017

Simon Fraser University researchers explore what learning analytics could look like if it was informed by learning science findings.

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Logged in and zoned out: How laptop Internet use relates to classroom learning

Posted on February 28, 2017

A new study from Michigan State University has found that Internet use can be detrimental to classroom performance.

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Brief interventions help online learners persist with coursework, Stanford research finds

Posted on February 2, 2017

A new study from Stanford University looks at MOOC learners in less-developed countries and how small psychological activities can help motivate their learning.

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HarvardX and MITx: Four years of open online courses

Posted on February 2, 2017

A joint research team from Harvard University and MIT has published a report looking at the evolution of the MOOC movement.

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EDUCAUSE research snapshot: 2017 IT issues

Posted on February 2, 2017

This infographic looks at the Top 10 IT issues for the coming year.

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The coming age of digital education

Posted on February 2, 2017

FE News examines the increased demand for flexibility and convenience in higher education.

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Looking beyond the LMS: Why a single app won’t work

Posted on February 2, 2017

Malcolm Brown looks at the future of learning management systems.

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Struggling = learning

Posted on February 2, 2017

In this blog post, Karl Kapp looks at how struggling with learning material is essential to learning and growth.

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Beyond teaching with instinct

Posted on February 2, 2017

Michael Feldstein advocates for the adoption of “learning science”.

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