Wednesday, 16 December 2015 17:08

Bringing higher education into the 21st century

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The Public Domain ReviewThis commentary article from the Toronto Star profiles the University of Saskatchewan's Ken Coates, who recently published a report calling for a change in our ingrained attitudes towards post-secondary education.

Ted Talks

In his most recent TED talk Sir Ken Robinson promotes a learning revolution, calling attempts to update the education system as continuing to work with a broken system. He argues education in its current form is a linear pathway to post-secondary education, while society depends on a variety of abilities.

full classroom of students on computersIn the first of our Whiteboard Series we explore outcomes. In recent years, outcomes have become a crucial part of curriculum development. In this short video aimed at assisting instructors we explore how to write outcomes in a 4-step process.

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 15:51

EDpuzzle Review: Turn Online Video into Lessons

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The Public Domain ReviewAre you looking for a tool to make your flipped classroom content active? EDpuzzle allows you edit online videos, add quotes or comments, add quiz questions and review how your individual students have interacted with the content. Check out this review on the tool for more information.

Monday, 09 November 2015 22:57

Tech Tools: Canva

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textbooksCanva is a media design tool that aims to allow even those with little to no experience in graphic design to create rich visuals. Canva has thousands of premade layouts to start from and a seemingly endless bank of stock images that are easily dragged and dropped into your creation.