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Learning to Productively Struggle with Self-Study through Feedback and Failed Attempts
Learning to Productively Struggle with Self-Study through Feedback and Failed Attempts

"Weaving involves crossing two threads...To produce the textile it is necessary for these two threads to be bound, otherwise each will remain a fragile and fluttering potentiality...if the meeting of opposites does not take place, nothing is create…

Math Manipulatives
Math Manipulatives

In a traditional grade-level mathematics classroom, the use of manipulatives has become essential in providing students with the knowledge to conceptualize basic math operation skills. This approach to instruction involves using physical tools to enh…

HyFlex Teaching and Learning at Bow Valley College
HyFlex Teaching and Learning at Bow Valley College

I. Introduction to the chapter  Throughout the past two years of the global pandemic, educators all over the world have been trying to reinvent themselves by adjusting their teaching practices and redesigning their classes to fit into this new v…

Project Selection
Project Selection

LEARNING OBJECTIVES Describe the difference between an organization’s mission, goals, and objectives. Describe how the missions are different depending on the type of organization. Define economic terms used for choosing projects. Des…

Creating a Project Culture
Creating a Project Culture

LEARNING OBJECTIVES Describe how project culture is developed and enforced. Describe how differences in culture between stakeholders can influence the project. Describe the role of innovation on projects. Project managers have a unique opp…

Types of Communication
Types of Communication

LEARNING OBJECTIVES Identify characteristics and examples of synchronous communication. Identify characteristics and examples of asynchronous communication. Identify questions to answer when considering new communications technologies. …

Understanding How Asynchronous Video Can Be Critical to Learning Success
Understanding How Asynchronous Video Can Be Critical to Learning Success

When teaching online, instructors often default to using synchronous activities, but asynchronous tools can provide effective learning opportunities in many situations. …

Improving Problem-Based Learning with Asynchronous Video
Improving Problem-Based Learning with Asynchronous Video

A thoughtful approach to incorporating video can allow problem-based learning to flourish in online settings.…

Faculty Perceptions of Using  Synchronous Video-based Communication Technology
Faculty Perceptions of Using Synchronous Video-based Communication Technology

Online learning has traditionally relied on asynchronous text-based communication. The COVID-19 pandemic, though, has provided many faculty members with new and/or additional experience using synchronous video-based communication. Questions remain, t…

Modeling Expertise Through Decision-based Learning
Modeling Expertise Through Decision-based Learning

In higher education, faculty are generally hired for their expertise in the field. They have received extensive training in the discipline but have received limited training in teaching. Thus, they struggle in two ways to teach and develop expertise …

The Design of Holistic Learning Environments
The Design of Holistic Learning Environments

One of the factors that makes a design compelling is when it has a sense of harmony and completeness. When we experience the design, it does not feel like a collection of individual parts that just happen to be together. Instead, they “fit&rdqu…

Simulations and Games
Simulations and Games

Using simulation games, learners can explore real-world scenarios in a safe environment. Simulation try, simulation watch, simulation evaluate, and simulation play are examples of simulation game scenarios that can help students learn. It is critical…

Using Educational Data Mining to Identify and Analyze Student Learning Strategies in an Online Flipped Classroom
Using Educational Data Mining to Identify and Analyze Student Learning Strategies in an Online Flipped Classroom

Analyzing the learning analytics from a course provides insights that can impact instructional design decisions. This study used educational data mining techniques, specifically a longitudinal k-means cluster analysis, to identify the strategies stud…