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A massive experiment at Virginia Commonwealth University involving
7,000 blogs could lead to a new view on how college students learn.

Why Blogging Is Key to the Future of Higher Ed

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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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Internet Faces

Internet Faces

We’re going to be starting up an online class about teaching online classes and we’re doing some small “daily create” type activities. In this case people are asked to sign up for a gravatar and then reflect on why they chose that image. As part of the practice-what-you-preach initiative I figured I’d say why I’ve […]

Repairing Identity – Necessary for Deep Learning

 (ImageSource: http://culturalconundrums.theblogpress.com/files/2014/03/identity_crisis_by_sebreg-d4952z5_large.jpg) This is a beautifully complex topic; so much so that it causes me some hesitation writing about it in a concise way. Then again, isn’t that one of the functions of a blog? The core of the provoking questions site I work on is, in large part, one of mining our identities as educators (instructors, learning […]

Connected Learning @ VCU

Connected Learning @ VCU

VCU ALT Lab’s commitment to “Connected Learning for a Networked World” is starting to take hold. In the coming days, I will be sharing some of the many connected learning opportunities that are popping up. For now, I’ll call your attention to two courses that just got started last week. Visual Poetry   The brainchild […]

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