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.

Wednesday, 04 November 2015 16:07

Netflix And The Fracking Of The University

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The Public Domain ReviewRyan Craig, author of 'College Disrupted,' examines the fracturing of higher education. He argues this is occurring as a result of an increasing perception that the benefits of a degree do not outweigh the costs and employers' dissatisfaction with the preparedness of university graduates.

Wednesday, 28 October 2015 13:56

Tools for Backchannels

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full classroom of students on computersIn a recent article on Lethbridge College Learning Connections we explored the concept of backchannels. Backchannels are essentially open lines of communication through the means of technology that allows for students to interact with the course content, communicate with each other, and provide feedback for the instructor/facilitator, all during a traditional instructional period.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015 21:59

Who's Benefiting from MOOCs, and Why

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The Public Domain ReviewThe Harvard Business Review reports a new study shows that those who those who take the time to complete a MOOCs are benefiting in their career and education.