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Helping Community College Math Instructors Teach Statistics Effectively

In the fall newsletter of The Statistics Teacher Network, published by the American Statistical Association, Matt Teachout writes about attempting to solve the challenges faced by community colleges as they transition their curricula for STEM students from calculus preparation to statistics classes. Teachout, a math teacher and statistics coordinator at College of the Canyons, advocates

By |2016-11-12T09:58:21+00:00November 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|

FutuOER – The Future of Open Education

OLI Director Norman Bier and Brandon Muramatsu, Associate Director of Strategic Education Initiatives at MIT, have collected the essays written for the discussion panel “FutoOER: Designing the Next Generation of Open Education,” held at the 13th Annual Open Education Conference. These essays have been made available on the newly-launched FutuOER website. This series of broadly

By |2016-11-05T14:34:05+00:00November 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

1 Day in the Life: The Simon Initiative and Carnegie Mellon’s Digital Education Revolution

The success of OLI methods of integrating learning science into the educational experience is explored in this One Day in the Life article, which includes a video interview with OLI Director Norman Bier and two students who used the OLI platform when taking a computer science class for non-majors. The article tracks the experience of students who

By |2016-11-04T13:51:15+00:00November 4th, 2016|Uncategorized|

OLI Community Webinar: November 11, 1:00 PM EST

It has been an eventful year for the Open Learning Initiative, with record enrollments, expanded technical affordances, and extensive course development to create new courses and improve existing materials. Next year is shaping up to be even more exciting. At 1pm EST on Friday, November 11, we’re hosting the first of what will an ongoing,

By |2016-10-31T13:31:55+00:00October 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|

Adaptive Learning Systems: Surviving the Storm

Continuing their mission to advance higher education through the use of information technology, Educause has published "Adaptive Learning Systems: Surviving the Storm," written by Lou Pugliese, Senior Innovation Fellow and Managing Director at the Arizona State University (ASU) Action Lab. This essay explores, in extensive detail, the need for educational institutions, vendors of edtech, and other stakeholders to

By |2016-10-25T11:35:20+00:00October 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|
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