The Difference Between Emergency Remote Teaching and Online Learning

Well-planned online learning experiences are meaningfully different from courses offered online in response to a crisis or disaster. Colleges and universities working to maintain instruction during the COVID-19 pandemic should understand those differences when evaluating this emergency remote teaching. Due to the threat […] ..when it is over, institutions will emerge with an opportunity to evaluate how well… Read More »

ID-ER Network

The Instructional Design Emergency Response (ID-ER) Network connects institutions and educators to e-learning professionals willing to help convert face-to-face courses or course components to online offerings during times of crisis, such as natural disasters and epidemics. You can join the network if you need help or if you are ready to help. Click here to view original web… Read More »

The little spreadsheet that could, and did: crowdsourcing COVID-19, higher education, data, and stories

From bryanalexander.org I’ve been tracking the global coronavirus since early February, with a focus on how it impacts higher education worldwide. That tracking has meant blogging here , tweeting , and creating a resource post .  […] Several days ago I came up with the idea of tracking college and university responses to the outbreak. Specifically, I was… Read More »

How can Khan Academy be used for remote learning during school closures?

Hello parents and teachers, With concerns growing over the coronavirus (COVID-19), we know many of you are making plans to keep learning going should your school need to close. With concerns growing over the coronavirus (COVID-19), we know many of you are making plans to keep learning going should your school need to close. As parents and teachers… Read More »

Wisdom 2.0

“Wisdom 2.0 is a conference tackling one of the biggest challenges of today’s age. Connect through technology, but do so in a way that supports a person’s well-being, work effectiveness, and is ultimately useful to the world.” — Inc Magazine Wisdom 2.0 addresses the great challenge of our age:  […] Through our series of conferences, meet-ups, and workshops,… Read More »

Top 200 Tools for Learning 2019

The Top Tools for Learning 2019 list was compiled by Jane Hart from the results of the 13th Annual Learning Tools Survey, and released on 18 September 2019. Below you will find a table listing the top 200 tools as well as their ranking on 3 sub-lists: Top Tools […] Click here to view original web page at… Read More »

Kill screentime: New study on teens, screens and social media

We should kill “screentime” as an unhelpful and meaningless term. That’s is the central recommendation of a new review of research into the relationship between digital technology and wellbeing by Dr. Amy Orben from the Medical Research Council of the Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at the University of […] Published in January 2020 in the journal Social… Read More »

UFV offers first for-credit, graduate program in Mindfulness in Canada

Mindfulness is making headlines worldwide. The University of Fraser Valley is making history by offering the first for-credit, graduate program in Mindfulness-Based Teaching and Learning (MBTL) in Canada and one of the first in North America. “Ours is one of the first graduate mindfulness programs in North America. As […] “While there are other, continuing education programs based… Read More »

Interview with Dr. Agnieszka Palalas at TESOL Colombia III

Interviewed by: Liliana Cuesta Click here to view original web page at www.youtube.com

Doing more with less? Flexible work?

One of these days that I reflect on working at a distance, … 24/7, feeling isolated, lonely, needing to talk to a colleague or  a group of colleagues, or just socialize with them. So, I reflect and, obviously, research 😉 Let me share one of the articles I found – focusing on work intensification. This statement certainly requires… Read More »