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UB event - Open Mic: What Am I Doing in Your Classroom? Students Tell Their Tech Stories

UB is sponsoring another event in the Digital Challenges series. Please share the information with your colleagues.Open Mic: What Am I Doing in Your Classroom? Students Tell Their Tech StoriesJoin us on April 1, 2015 for Open Mic: What Am I Doing in Your Classroom? Students Tell Their Tech Stories, a look at how students are integrating smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices into their educational lives. This event is part of the Digital Challenges Series, sponsored by the University at…See More
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ID Certificate Program Course 1: Helping Faculty with New Course Development at Virtual

March 31, 2015 to April 27, 2015
The Open SUNY COTE Instructional Design Competency Development Program kicks off on March 31st with: Course 1: Helping Faculty with New Course DevelopmentDate: March 31 - April 27, 2015Intended for: Experienced and Expert Online Instructional Designers, Online Faculty Developers, Librarians, and Multimedia Specialists/DevelopersOptional for: Exemplar Coach and Mentors: FacultyOverview: Participants discuss how to dispel the initial apprehensions for teaching online, strategies for planning…See More
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Michelle Miller replied to Alexandra M. Pickett's discussion Who are you?
"Greetings! I am a "friend of SUNY" who hails from Flagstaff, Arizona, where I direct NAU's First Year Learning Initiative and am a professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences. Alex P. graciously introduced me to the…"
Mar 12
Erin Maney replied to Alexandra M. Pickett's discussion Calls for Proposals/Papers
"Spring 2015 Internet Learning Journal Call for PapersInternet Learning Journal is a bi-annual, open access,  double-blind peer-reviewed academic publication sponsored by The Policy Studies Organization (PSO) and American Public…"
Mar 6
Alexandra M. Pickett replied to Alexandra M. Pickett's discussion Research Opportunities
"     Jeanne Myers, Erie Community College Usability in Online Course Design, Research Study http://jmyers63.wix.com/researchstudy The study will begin Feb. 2nd, 2015 and responses will be collected until Feb. 28, 2015  TOTAL…"
Mar 6
Alexandra M. Pickett replied to Alexandra M. Pickett's discussion Job Openings
"Team Leader for Digital Learning and ScholarshipDESCRIPTION. Case Western Reserve University seeks an energetic, creative and collaborative professional for the position of Team Leader for Digital learning and Scholarship.  This position will…"
Mar 4
Nicole Ferguson replied to Alexandra M. Pickett's discussion Who are you?
"Hi everyone, Thank you for having me here as a "friend of SUNY"! I am a SUNY at Buffalo graduate, both for my BA in English and my EdM in English education. I also worked at UB as an IT Help Desk consultant and supervisor and at a small…"
Feb 28
John Kane replied to Alexandra M. Pickett's discussion Who are you?
"I am an economics professor and Director of our teaching center at SUNY-Oswego. I was one of the first instructors at Oswego to offer an online course in 1996 (or 1997?), but had begun using online resources in the early days of gopher and ftp…"
Feb 24
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"Thanks everyone for attending today's session."
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Virtual Field Trips

Dr. Deborah Raines is a perinatal researcher, curriculum design consultant and educational technologist. In August 2013 she joined the faculty of the School of Nursing at the University at Buffalo: SUNY. Virtual field trips was an Award Winner: 2014 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award.Online technologies remove the barriers of location, cost and time from learning activities. A virtual field trip provides an opportunity for learners to experience people, places and things in different geographic…See More
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Virtual Field Trips

Dr. Deborah Raines is a perinatal researcher, curriculum design consultant and educational technologist. In August 2013 she joined the faculty of the School of Nursing at the University at Buffalo: SUNY. Virtual field trips was an Award Winner: 2014 Sloan-C Effective Practice Award.Online technologies remove the barriers of location, cost and time from learning activities. A virtual field trip provides an opportunity for learners to experience people, places and things in different geographic…See More
Feb 18
Shyam Sharma replied to Alexandra M. Pickett's discussion Who are you?
"My name is Shyam Sharma, and I teach writing and rhetoric at Stony Brook University. I am originally from Nepal, and I still use the powerful technology of the small b blackboard -- alongside the new, big B Blackboard (equally effectively). The…"
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Blended Learning

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Internal quality review process

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Research Opportunities

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Grant Opportunities

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10 Myths about online learning

Started by Alexandra M. Pickett in Online Teaching and Learning May 8, 2014. 0 Replies

Online Internships?

Started by Amy Valente in Online Instructional Design. Last reply by Amy Valente Aug 29, 2013. 2 Replies

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Punished by innovation: The need for better focus on IMPLEMENTATION of educational technologies

Posted by Mark K. Warford, Ph.D. on October 13, 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Nearly  two decades ago, educational innovation researcher, Gene Hall (1995), warned of a growing "development-implementation balance". The pace of innovation in educational technologies, on top of the increased accreditation and accountability demands placed on P-12 teachers and higher ed. instructors, suggests a need to slow down and think through the consequences of adoption decisions.

While it has been rightly criticized as a theoretical framework that is prone to determinism,…

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Welcome!

Posted by Women mental health on October 26, 2013 at 5:03pm 0 Comments

Welcome! My name is Valentina Capponi, I'm a psychiatrist in Chile and I am doing a research trainee program in women mental health at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston MA.

My interest is to build a system of communication between specialists from different countries working in this area. The objective is to create a partnership between hospitals that have a service specialized in women's mental health with training programs in this area, and other countries where this is still…

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Who's on the other end?

Posted by John Thompson on November 25, 2010 at 10:25am 1 Comment

Once people hear I teach online, I've had a few ask me how I know it's the real student actually taking the online course (assignments, discussions...). What are the latest thoughts on maintaining academic integrity/honesty in making sure online students have not hired someone to take the course for them? There was a recent Chronicle of Higher Education piece that raised some concerns.

Pulling back and looking at learning theories

Posted by Robert Piorkowski on October 21, 2010 at 10:34am 0 Comments



As a K12 teacher in my formative years, I remember taking education courses while I was teaching high school French to complete my masters. These were required for NYS certification as well as tenure. Like most young teachers, my first years in the classroom were filled with daily, "urgent" needs to have lessons and materials prepared for my students. When I would go to my… Continue

Research on authenticity of student work

Posted by Dan Feinberg on September 30, 2010 at 4:09pm 2 Comments

Online faculty (and the public at large) frequently have questions about how to maintain academic integrity in online classes. While research shows that people assume more cheating is happening online, there is no conclusive evidence that there is any difference in the amount of cheating that actually occurs...I thought this was an interesting paper on the subject: Assessment Design and Cheating Risk in Online Instruction (… Continue

Thanks for joining the community to help me test the site!

Posted by Alexandra M. Pickett on August 21, 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments

Hi! During this limited release of this site, i am looking for feedback, comments, suggestions, edits, clarifications that i need to make, broken links you may find... anything that will help improve the navigation and usefulness of the site.

I really appreciate your help.

Thanks.

Alex : )

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