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Pecha Kucha At AECT - Something Different In The World Of Peer Reviewed Presentations

In late October I and two of my colleagues had the opportunity to present at the annual convention for the Associatio

AECT 2016

I would like to echo the comments of my fellow colleague,

Impressions of the 2016 AECT Convention "Learning from Las Vegas"

Last week, I attended the 2016 AECT Convention "Learning from Las Vegas" held at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Ca

Develop a Research Interest Early in Your Doctoral Program

Doctoral students can read with purpose if they develop a research interest during early classes. 

Competencies of Online Doctoral Chairs

Have you as a chair or committee member of doctoral learning ever wondered what research-based competencies you need in aiding your dissertation learners? Have you as a dissertation learner wanted to tell your chair and committee members what competencies you would like them to have? In order to answer these questions, I devised a study based on competencies for dissertation chairs by Schichtel (2010).

Question as You Read

Paul and Elder (2000) claimed that answers are privileged above questions in our society - witness every textbook that contains assertion after assertion, each of which is actually the answer to a question. The answers are published, but not the questions. Asking the right questions while reading can be very helpful to learners in advanced social studies.

D2L: 2016 Competency-based Education Summit

This time of year in Chicago, the weather is what I consider to be the best.

Blackboard Readiness Tool

Last week, Blackboard released th

Instructional Design Coffee Break Podcast

It’s going to be another exciting year at the CBE exchange. One of our speakers this year will be Ted Mitchell, The Under Secretary of Education.


When you start to build a competency-based program, the first thing you are going to notice is the big price tag that


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