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Connected Learning for a Networked World

ALT Lab models and inspires connected learning for a networked world through faculty development, student engagement, communities of practice, and technology enhanced active learning. We cultivate distinctive experiences of deeper learning fostered by high engagement for student success. See also...

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and offer a variety of online or hybrid courses and programs


Yesterday’s post was a semi-serious attempt to synthesize the narrative around “academic innovation” in higher education. I say it was semi-serious because it presents a product of research that wasn’t particularly systematic, and also because I’m not sure we really need such scorecards. I just figured it might be useful for folks to see my […]

The Academic Innovation Landscape

For a number of reasons, over the last few years, I’ve been tracking the narrative around “innovation” in higher education. The 84 bookmarks in Diigo tagged with “innovation” probably represent a fraction of what I’ve read. Just in the last few weeks, I’ve read about how: Boise State’s innovation guru is pushing a start-up approach […]

Rethinking Lecture Capture: Interactive Notetaking

Rethinking Lecture Capture: Interactive Notetaking

An effective lecture capture is much more than a recording of a class. It begins with rethinking the design and delivery of instruction to meet the needs of a very different audience. Previously, I’ve written about instructor presence and audience questioning as factors to consider when recording a lecture. To conclude the topic I want […]

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Last updated: April 27, 2016

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