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What Works in Blended Learning

Researchers dig into the literature for clues into what digital learning approaches and practices produce the most student learning gains — and which don’t.

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Building Real Community Online with Free Apps

Giving students “voice, choice and connectivity” will help them gain a sense of belonging in a group even when they’re states and countries apart.

Instructional Design

New Directions in Instructional Design: Keeping Pace in a Time of Rapid Change

Instructional designers span a wide range of skills, duties, and titles, and although the field goes back generations, the infusion of technology has resulted in fundamental changes in instructional designer responsibilities, the tools available, and the models used.

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Students Who Don’t Participate in Class Discussions: They Are Not All Introverts

Students benefit from working in groups and actively participating in class sessions. Given these benefits, there remains a major challenge in all of this: getting all students to participate in class discussions.

Adaptive Learning

7 Things You Should Know About Adaptive Learning

Adaptive learning systems can support changes in the role of faculty, enable innovative teaching practices, and incorporate a variety of content formats to support students according to their learning needs.


Active Engagement: The New Currency for 21st Century Learners

Educators have the opportunity to improve the student experience by incorporating contemporary culture and real life experiences into the core curriculum.

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Simon Sinek on Millennials in the Workplace

An excerpt of Simon Sinek interview on an episode of Inside Quest.