Digital Learning Spaces: Lessons from the MSc in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh

Digital Learning Spaces: Lessons from the MSc in Digital Education at the University of Edinburgh  Jen Ross, University of Edinburgh Monday, April 15 Noon – 1:30 PM Seattle Pacific University Library Seminar Room Register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/digitalspaces Every course design is philosophy and belief in action.  This is no less true – indeed it may be truer […]

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Can using a tool like Google+ lead to the death of the LMS?

This summer I have enjoyed using Google+ in place of Blackboard‘s Discussion tool in two courses that I am teaching.  Students were able to interact with each other, chat with participants in another course, and even learn with real-world education experts like +Holly Rae Bemis-Schurtz and +Larry Ferlazzo. An LMS (e.g. Blackboard) “protects” students by letting them only […]

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Blended Learning – Learning Community Project

In July, I will work with five other professors on a year-long Blended Learning project that will have us all create at least one Blended Learning course. This infographic provides a quick overview of current happenings in the world of Blended Learning. Knewton Blended Learning

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Snow Day eLearning Tools

The Seattle Pacific University Dean’s Cabinet asked me to put together a list of eLearning tools that faculty can use if classes are cancelled due to inclement weather. Instructional Technology Services provides training and support for all of these tools. In most cases, there are already professors in each school using these tools. Here is […]

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Evaluation of the Use of Semantic Web Technology in a Collaborative Learning Environment

[blip.tv ?posts_id=2820739&dest=28733] This screencast is a presentation given by Andrew Lumpe and David Wicks at the 2009 Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning in Orlando, Florida. The presentation objectives are to: Describe the application of a semantic web technologies in a collaborative learning environment. Report the results on student learning. Provide recommendations for future research […]

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Evaluation of the Use of Semantic Web Technology in a Collaborative Learning Environment

[blip.tv ?posts_id=2820739&dest=28733] This screencast is a presentation given by Andrew Lumpe and David Wicks at the 2009 Sloan-C International Conference on Online Learning in Orlando, Florida. The presentation objectives are to: Describe the application of a semantic web technologies in a collaborative learning environment. Report the results on student learning. Provide recommendations for future research […]

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Web Tools for Flu Season

The Federal Government just released: CDC Guidance for Responses to Influenza for Institutions of Higher Education during the 2009-2010 Academic Year. In this report the CDC recommends “Distance learning or web-based learning may help students maintain self-isolation.” Our VP of Academic Affairs asked me to put together a list of eLearning tools we have available […]

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Web Tools for Flu Season

The Federal Government just released: CDC Guidance for Responses to Influenza for Institutions of Higher Education during the 2009-2010 Academic Year. In this report the CDC recommends “Distance learning or web-based learning may help students maintain self-isolation.” Our VP of Academic Affairs asked me to put together a list of eLearning tools we have available […]

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