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Sharing: April 2015 CDL Conference, SUNY Empire Keynote Presentation by Barbara Oakley on "Learning to Learn"

Posted by Linda Lawrence on November 13, 2015 at 10:30am 0 Comments

In April 2015, Empire State College hosted the 8th Annual CDL Conference in Saratoga Springs.  Below is a video of our Keynote Speaker, Dr. Barbara Oakley and her presentation on "Learning to Learn." 

View Video:  Learning to…

Continue Seeking Peer Reviewers

Posted by Arthur L. Finkle on June 9, 2015 at 10:32am 0 Comments is a gateway for educational materials appearing on the web. Created by the University of California, it over 20 Editorial boards, each with a group of Peer Reviewers that are the essence of MERLOT materials.  As a Peer reviewer, you participate in the peer review process (described below).  Each board has an Editor that triages each material in their discipline and assigns it to a reviewer in that discipline.  This section describes both the  …


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,…



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…


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.


Alex : )


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