Can online courses replace a campus education? | PBS NewsHour
Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, that anyone can take from anywhere in the world, are the future of higher education or the vehicle of its demise, depending on your perspective. Hari Sreenivasan talks with the man who first created the MOOC, professors who say they undermine the goals of a college education and others who see a way the college classroom and the new online format can be blended. Continue reading →
A Flipped Classroom? Or Should It Be Sideways? | Edudemic
The traditional model of teach we’re familiar with is that of the teacher in front of the class, lecturing and assigning homework for students to do once they leave the classroom. The teacher has full control over their learning process. Or do they? Teachers who seem to have full control over their student’s learning often …
Information Literacy Best Practices: Exemplary Programs | Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)
Welcome to the Exemplary Programs page of the ACRL Information Literacy Best Practices (ILBP) project. We present IL programs that embody the best practices laid out in the document, “Characteristics of Programs of Information Literacy that Illustrate Best Practices: A Guideline.
The ACRL Instruction Section ILBP Committee solicits program applications in the spring and fall through listserv posts and our website. IL programs apply through the Call for Exemplary Information Literacy Programs page in one or more of the ten best practice categories outlined in the “Characteristics” document. Both U.S. and non-U.S. programs are welcome to apply. Applications are judged by members of the ILBP Committee using the Best Practices Evaluation Rubric.
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