Monthly Archives: March 2015

The Research Digest, April 2015, Issue Number 46

The Research Digest highlights new research in learning and teaching. This month, we are highlighting recent work on the benefits of open access textbooks and courseware. This issue was developed in conjunction with April’s issue of Best Practices on The … Continue reading

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From the desk of the LTO Director

I was first asked by the LTO staff to write a blog entry in August 2014. I make it a general rule to keep my mouth shut and keyboard closed when I have nothing constructive to add. Now, at the … Continue reading

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Instructional Skills Workshop for Faculty and Instructors (Winter 2015)

On February 27, March 6, & 13, 2015, the LTO facilitated an Instructional Skills Workshop (ISW) for faculty and instructors. We had a wonderful group, and we were able to exchange many ideas and best¬†practices¬†related to teaching and learning. Facilitators: … Continue reading

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How to Overcome Challenges in Instructional Design Projects

It is vital to the success of any project that the project manager organizes the resources available to him/her, including the management of the project team (Portny, Mantel, Meredith, Shafer, & Sutton, 2008). To help organize the team and in … Continue reading

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