• Creating Sustainable Innovation with iPASS

    By: Donna Desrochers and Rick Staisloff, rpk GROUP Many colleges are looking at technology-enabled advising tools as a cutting-edge approach to improving student outcomes in higher education. A variety of tools—including software that can map out educational pathways, flag potential...

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  • Milestone Moments: From Insight to Action

    Author: Laura Gambino What’s a milestone moment?  Why are they important opportunities for institutional change initiatives? Milestone moments are key points in a project or initiative. Often they are marked by time – the six month or one year mark of a project–or by a...

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  • Solving Problems with Design Thinking

    In this week’s Friday Focus: Practitioner’s Guide to Personalized Learning, we discuss ways to use design thinking with your students and colleagues as a launching pad for asking good questions, getting to the root of problems, and building creative solutions. Today we will: In...

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  • Kyle Peck: Predicting the Future of Alternative Credentials

    “We have a distinct opportunity to solve the equity issue in higher education. In place of our current “one-size-fits-all” model, we could offer all a diverse portfolio of programs that could help people become successful.” His eyes may be focused on the horizon, but...

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  • Reflections on iPASS: Where We’ve Been & Where We’re Going

    By Rosalind Ong De Trevino, Project Coordinator, Office of Information Technology and Nicole Duff, Communications Specialist, Office of Information Technology 2016 was filled with opportunities for transformation for advising, involvement from faculty, and increased support for students. We...

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  • Connecting Educators, Learners and Employers through Open Badges

    Imagine that your verified skills and abilities can be securely shared with colleagues, admissions offices, and prospective employers with a single click like we share using Google Docs, Dropbox or MicroSoft Cloud. Technology is evolving to the point where your documented competencies and...

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  • Next Generation Learning Today: Redefining Readiness, Personalized Learning, Changing the System

    Redefining Readiness Rethinking High School Graduation Requirements: Project & Microcredentials, Getting Smart In post-NCBL land there’s an opportunity for states and districts to reconsider readiness. The superintendent’s association is leading an initiative called #...

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  • Joe Murphy: On Professional Development, Teaching and Virtually Connecting

    “So a music professor and a chemistry professor are trading teaching tips, and…” Sound like the beginning of a joke? At Kenyon College, the only thing funny about faculty interaction across disciplines, perhaps, is how swiftly it’s taken hold. (Academia doesn’t...

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  • Get More Traction for Your Awesome Universal Design for Learning Program, Part II

    By Thomas J. Tobin In my first post, we explored the origins of UDL and some misconceptions at both an individual and a system-wide level about equating UDL with providing accommodations. Let’s begin by reframing UDL away from disability and situate it in a neutral narrative we’re all...

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  • Next Generation Learning Today: New Learning Designs, Resilience, and Lessons from Higher Ed

    New Learning Designs Announcing CityBridge’s 16 New Breakthrough Schools: D.C. Winners CityBridge Education blog Since launching Breakthrough Schools: D.C. in 2013, CityBridge has invested in 29 new and existing schools committed to radically transforming education in the District,...

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