Category Archives: Education Research

What skills should K-12 online teachers try to export to higher education?

I’m at the iNACOL Virtual School Symposium in New Orleans. I hope you’ll come to our panel discussion (4:30-5:30) on Interventions for Struggling Students in Online Courses. You can also visit our website to catch up with our new projects. … Continue reading

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The Brain Targeted Teaching Model (part deux)

There’s another post about Mariale Hardiman’s Brain Targeted Teaching Model on CARDEblog if you’re interested. It’s about emotion in online distance education. (pssssst…I know because I put it there 🙂 )

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The Brain-Targeted Teaching Model

I took a summer course at Johns Hopkins University about the mind, brain, and teaching (in fact, it was called Mind, Brain, and Teaching). It was taught by Mariale Hardiman, and we used her awesome book, The Brain Targeted Teaching … Continue reading

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Congressional Caucus on e-Learning

Last week, I represented my workplace at the Congressional Caucus on e-Learning. It was the inaugural meeting, and mostly an information-gathering session. Because we study e-Learning (aka distance education) back at the office all day long, it wasn’t entirely new … Continue reading

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Yay!

They are publishing my book chapter. Yay! Squee! It’s my first official published work.

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Interventions in Online Writing Instruction

I completed a chapter about interventions for a book on Online Writing Instruction (OWI). I was inspired to write about interventions because I feel they can make an impact in the lives of students and the success of OWI and … Continue reading

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Open Source Higher Education: What Is It and Who Is It For?

These are my notes from a livestreaming event , which occurred on February 7, 2012 from 10:00am – 11:30am Attendees and Panel Introductory remarks: Louis Soares, Director, Postsecondary Education Program, Center for American Progress Keynote speaker: Martha Kanter, Under Secretary … Continue reading

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