Have You Ever Tried Teaching with an Open-Sourced Curriculum?

Most likely you’ve relied on a textbook to be the backbone of your course, mixing in journal articles and online media for certain topics. Or maybe you have a less conventional mix of content. But what is an open-sourced curriculum?   Let me distinguish it from the term “open curriculum.” When a school adopts an […]

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Choosing an LMS

Often at the center of how we engage with courses, a learning management system, or LMS, is an integral part of the interaction between teachers and students. Choosing or replacing an LMS is not a simple decision. It often impacts a lot of people with differing opinions. John Johnston, Product Manager for the Teaching and […]

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Gamification in the Classroom?

What is gamification and how can we apply it to productivity and learning? According to Wikipedia, gamification is “the use of game thinking and game mechanics in non-game contexts to engage users in solving problems.” In essence, gamification promoters argue that through gaming, we are able to positively impact the issues around us and even […]

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