• Postsecondary Trending Now: Are Teaching & Learning Publications a Crystal Ball for Higher Ed?

    Author: Malcolm Brown Director, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative Those of us engaged in support of postsecondary teaching and learning (T&L) face a sometimes bewildering array of possible options and directions. We find ourselves constantly asking questions, such as “should we invest in...

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  • Personalizing Professional Learning for Teachers As Your Organization Grows

    Cornerstone Charter Schools was an early adopter of blended learning, and the charter network’s understanding of personalized learning has evolved over the past four years alongside the ways that our collective understanding of next gen learning strategies has matured. To support a shift...

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  • Personalizing Higher Ed: A Bold Experiment at ASU

    First-movers and early adopters throughout industry know that innovation rarely—if ever—happens in silos. Within the higher education landscape, Arizona State University (ASU) is no exception to this rule. With a number of first-of-their-kind programs and projects, ASU has made a name...

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  • A New Tool for Mapping Your Next Gen School

    Authors: Stef Blouin, NGLC & Nicole Falcone, 2Revolutions The number of components to consider when it comes to designing and implementing next generation learning environments can seem overwhelming. How do you design a school centered around student learning that is personalized, flexible...

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  • The Future of Learning Environments in Higher Education

    Author: Malcolm Brown Director, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative It’s been nearly a year since EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) published its research report on Next-Generation Digital Learning environments (NGDLE). Since then, the teaching and learning community has embraced many of its...

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  • How Blended Learning Can Support Student Agency

    Blended learning can lead to student agency when it gives students choices about what, where, when, and how they learn. For a better understanding of what student agency is and what it looks like in school-based learning, see my first post in this series, How Next Gen Learning Can Support Student...

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  • Crafting Our Future at the 2016 ELI Annual Meeting

    The future of higher education will undoubtedly involve evolving digital learning technologies, new pedagogical approaches, and bold strategies for student success—yet exactly how these changes will take place depends upon the broader teaching and learning community. Join us at the ELI...

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  • Call for Submissions: 2016 NMC Horizon Report Video Competition

    Author: Malcolm Brown Director, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative ’Tis the season for the academy awards, so I will use them as metaphor. It is a growing realization in the teaching and learning community that technology wins the award for best supporting actor, perhaps, but the leading...

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  • Bay Blends Advance Personalized Learning

    Author: Tom Vander Ark This blog post originally appeared on GettingSmart.com. Earlier this month we visited seven Bay Area schools from our elementary and secondary schools worth visiting lists. When it comes to innovation, the Bay Area is a great place to see a wide range of schools doing...

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  • Student Agency is What Counts

    Author: Keara Duggan, Education Elements With the forthcoming MyWays project, currently released in beta form for pilot use by NGLC grantees, NGLC has been pushing the field of next gen learning on questions of how we measure success. One question in particular resonated with me: How do we...

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