Education


Edu Strategy-Four Key Issues to Overcome

Percussion recently hosted a roundtable discussion with two prominent schools titled Web and Content Strategy in .edu. The discussion...

Best Practices for Training and Retaining Online Adjunct Faculty

Becoming a new faculty member is seldom easy. Whether the instructor is simply transi- tioning to a new university...

Designing a System for More Meaningful Results

The past few years have ushered in more strident calls for accountability across institutions of higher learning. Various internal...

Strategies for Teaching Large Classes

Large classes are among the most important at any institution because many students who enroll in these classes are...

Usage Habits and Trends of Today\’s College Faculty

Although the majority of faculty do not currently use Twitter, their reasons are varied. While many questioned its educational...

Strategies for Increasing Online Student Retention and Satisfaction

Despite the tremendous growth of distance education, retention remains its Achilles’ heel. Estimates of the failed retention rate for...

Social Media Usage Trends Among Higher Education Faculty

For the past two years, Faculty Focus conducted a survey on Twitter usage in higher education, this year we...

Course Design and Development Ideas That Work

It’s the thoughtful contemplation of your vision for the course — from what you want your students to learn,...

Promoting Academic Integrity in Online Education

Ask most people who don’t teach online about the likelihood of academic dishonesty in an online class and you...

Faculty Promotion and Tenure: Eight ways to Improve the Tenure Review Process at Your Institution

Few issues have more powder keg potential than academic tenure. Not only is applying for tenure a nerve-racking, time...

Academic Leadership Qualities for Meeting Today\’s Higher Education Challenges

It’s been said that no one dreams of becoming an academic leader when they grow up. It’s a tough...

Tips for Encouraging Student Participation in Classroom Discussions

Motivating students to participate in classroom discussions is a subject unto itself. The words “excruciating,” “agonizing,” and “mentally draining” may...

Philosophy of Teaching Statements : Examples and Tips on How to Write a Teaching Philosophy Statement

For most educators, writing a philosophy of teaching statement is a daunting task. Sure they can motivate the most...

Teaching Mistakes from the College Classroom

Think back to your first few years of teaching. If you’re like most educators, you probably made your share...

Course Design and Development Ideas That Work

So much of what determines the overall success or failure of a course takes place well in advance of...

Keys to Designing Effective Writing and Research Assignments

Writing assignments, particularly for first- and second-year college students, are probably one of those items in the syllabus that...

Assessing Online Learning: Strategies, Challenges And Opportunities

A MAGNA PUBLICATION Effective Group Work Strategies for the College Classroom. As online education moves from...

How To Make A Smooth Transition From Faculty To Administrator

This special report features 14 articles from Academic Leader newsletter that address many of the challenges faced by new...

Lecture Webcasting

The goal of this paper is to provide an overview of lecture webcasting, and to summarize findings from several...

The New Imperative For Lecture Capture Systems In Higher Education

Technology in higher education is rapidly changing based on constant technological innovation and more incessant demands from learners and...
 
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