Archive | November, 2009

Monthly Article Series – A learning theory for 21st-Century students

This article is part of our Monthly Article Series. In this article, Marie Sontag, from the Union Middle School in San Jose, CA., proposes that our students learn differently because of the integration of technology in their lives. She presents a new learning theory, the social-connectedness and cognitive-connectedness schemata (SCCS) theory, that integrates key elements […]

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Monthly Article Series – Beyond Boyer: SoTL in the context of interesting scholarly things

This article is part of our Monthly Article Series. In this article, Bruce Henderson from Western Carolina University discusses the need for, and merit of, scholarship outside of typical disciplinary scholarship. You can access the article here. Henderson, B. B. (2009). Beyond Boyer: SoTL in the context of interesting scholarly things. Insight…A Journal of Scholarly […]

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New Faculty Resource Guide for Online Teaching

The past few years have seen significant growth in the development of online learning in both K-12 and higher education settings. With an estimated four million college students taking at least one online course this year, and forty-four states (including Virginia) now having significant online programs in their K-12 systems, many university faculty are beginning […]

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