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General Trends

Horizon Report 2016

Horizon Report 2016

This report focuses on trends and technology developments that will drive educational change over the next five years. What are the challenges that we consider as solvable or difficult to overcome, and how can we strategize effective solutions? Read more . . .

6 trajectories

Six Trajectories for Digital Technology

This article considers the role for digital technology in higher education, suggesting six major trajectories that frame the implementation of emerging tools. Read More . . . .

 

Policy and Practice

Policy and Practice

New models are emerging in higher education.... In addition, courses that are being provided from outside the college or university are receiving credit, either through transfer or for the learning achieved.....What are the new rules that will accompany these new models in higher education? Read more . . . .

Learning Objectives

Blooms revised Taxonomy

8 Perspectives on Blooms revised Taxonomy

The taxonomy of educational objectives is a framework for classifying statements of what we expect or intend students to learn as a result of instruction. Read more . . .

Interactive bloom

Blooms Digital Taxonomy

Great and fun interactive online resource for refinement and writing of learning objectives using Bloom's dimensions of Knowledge and Cognition. Explore the site . . .

Online Learning

Blended

Contrasting Effectiveness of Online Learning with Face-to-Face

This meta-analysis was designed to produce a statistical synthesis of studies contrasting learning outcomes for either fully online or blended learning conditions with those of face-to-face classroom instruction. Read more . . . .

Student views of effective online teaching

Student Views of Effective Online Teaching

This study investigated student views of online instruction in higher education courses. Data were collected from 199 online students using a Web-based instrument. Read more  . . . .

10 Years of Online Learning in the U.S.

Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States

Changing Course: Ten Years of Tracking Online Education in the United States is the tenth annual report on the state of online learning in U.S. higher education. Read more . . . .

 

 

Flipped Classrooms

Flipped Courses Research Survey

The Flipped Classroom: A Survey of the Research

This paper provides a comprehensive survey of prior and ongoing research of the flipped classroom. Read more . . . .

Motivation and Cognitive Load in the Flipped Classroom

Motivation and Cognitive Load in the Flipped Classroom

In this paper, the authors provide a catch-all definition for the flipped classroom, and attempt to retrofit it with a pedagogical rationale, which they articulate through six testable propositions. Read more . . . .

Flipping the Classroom

Flipping the Classroom

Good, basic overview of the flipped classroom, with definitions, methods, and resources for further research. Read more . . . .

Simulations & Games for Learning

Technology simulations

Simulations in Social Work Contexts

Study conducted in Australia on the effectiveness and best practices for implementing simulated learning environments in Social Work learning contexts. Read more . . .

Interactivity

Interactivity in Video-Based Models

Research on the relationship between learner interaction with video simulation and acquisition of skills. Discussion contributes to understanding of novice learner scaffolding needs in relation to the practice of role play in the live classroom. Read more . . .

Design Factors

Design Factors for Educationally Effective Animations and Simulations

This study investigated student views of online instruction in higher education courses. Data were collected from 199 online students using a Web-based instrument. Read more . . . .

Blended Learning

UCF Study

Faculty and Learner Preferences

This tudy examines the successful outcomes associated with the blended model. Read more . . . .

Toolkit

Blended Learning Toolkit

The Blended Learning Toolkit is a free, open web-repository of information, resources, models, and research related to blended learning. Explore site . . .

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