EduSocal: It’s Not about Tech; It’s About the People

Ah humility. Not my first – to use a word bouncing around in our department these days – mode. I’m a teacher. I like to know what I know and tell you what I know. But I have a confession. I don’t know that much about integrating tech in the [more]

On Our Own Assessment Terms?

A group of Otis faculty and administrators recently attended the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Academic Resource Conference. The theme for this year’s conference was “As Others See Us: Higher Education 360.” The others, students, [more]

We went “a conferencing” and this is what we learned…

Sometimes it is dangerous to go to conferences; there is no place to hide from the ideas, the issues and the changes that presenters share. In many ways, it is like going to a Las Vegas buffet.  There may be some things you don’t want to try, some [more]

Confessions of a first time MOOC professor

MOOC chatter is everywhere. Depending on the perspective, Massive Open Online Courses are going to radically redefine the landscape of education, put most college professors out of a job, offer the opportunity to learn to hundreds of thousands, [more]

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