Monthly Archives: January 2011

Planning For An E-Learning Course

Tom Kuhlman offered a terrific blog post on what to consider when planning an e-learning course (link here).  I appreciate and agree with his thoughtful approach to building the course to best fit the desired objectives and available resources.  His … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Tests Improve Student Knowledge Retention

The popular NYTimes article “To Really Learn, Quit Studying and Take a Test” reports on a research study showing the effectiveness of taking practice tests when learning new concepts (link here).  I’m really not sure why this is considered new … Continue reading

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Budget Cuts and Performance-Based Funding, Oh My!

On the heels of my previous post about the proposed budget cuts in the State of Michigan (link here) comes a similar announcement from Texas (link here).  The cuts, totaling a 7.6% budget reduction, target public universities, community colleges, and … Continue reading

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