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Doing More with Less and Other Highlights of the CLO Fall 2009 Symposium

Clark Quinn presented this week at the CLO Fall 2009 Symposium. I asked him what the highlights were for him. His response: There’s a trend towards lifting the CLO game. It’s clearly no longer about meeting training needs; you aren’t [...]

Share Your Web 2.0 Classroom Projects

I connected with Terry Freedman recently when I saw he was working on a project to amass web 2.0 projects for teachers into a free online book. Actually, he had already done it once and is currently in the process [...]

Can Quizzes Challenge and Inspire?

When I think of quizzes and multiple choice questions, I roll my eyes since they are the ubiquitous end-of-course stumbling blocks to course completion. Larry Chu just spoke at Medicine 2.0 about emailing monthly quizzes to challenge residents at the [...]

The Educational Value of Serendipitous Encounters in Second Life

I am listening to John Wiecha, a physician an professor at Boston University Medical Center, talk about teaching continuing Medical education (CME) using Second Life. Second Life’s value was recently debated by Roger Schank and his the people commenting in [...]

eLearning News Briefs

UC Irvine’s OpenCourseWare gets Financial Boost From The Hewlett Foundation: The University of California, Irvine today announced the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation has provided $320,000 in grant support to further develop the University’s OpenCourseWare (OCW) program and to advance [...]