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Connected Courses – Summer 2015

One strategic priority around online learning at VCU is online learning during summer sessions. As VCU President Rao has framed online learning as an issue of access and degree completion, we have put considerable resources towards working with departments and… Continue Reading →

Hiring a network

Yesterday, VCU, the institution for whom I work, announced the hiring of Tressie McMillan Cottom as an Assistant Professor of Sociology. This is a huge win for VCU and for our sociology program. I’ve come to know all of our tenure-track… Continue Reading →

Crowdsourcing: Computers as bicycles for our mind

      Richmond, Virginia has the distinct privilege of hosting  The World Road Cycling Championships in September of next year. This is a major international event, and Richmond is the first U.S. city to host it in over a decade…. Continue Reading →

This week in learning innovation – 10.19.14

[This is the 3rd in a series of weekly posts chronicling examples of learning innovation that come across my Web radar. All of the weekly posts are tagged as twili.] I had to scramble to find items to include this week…. Continue Reading →

This week in learning innovation – 10.12.14

[This is the 2nd in a series of weekly posts chronicling examples of learning innovation that come across my Web radar. All of the weekly posts are tagged as twili.]   Things are getting worse on the internet, not better, at… Continue Reading →

Introducing #VCUALTLab

Last week, the Provost at VCU formally announced something we’ve been planning for a few months. The announcement that went out to the VCU community by email was as follows: Dear Colleagues, Since 2000, VCU’s Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE)… Continue Reading →

Twitter strategy

For lots of reasons, it has been an interesting start to the new academic year. One particularly interesting development has been the number of high-level administrators at VCU who have joined Twitter in the last week or two.  Academic deans,… Continue Reading →

Assessment and online learning

Yesterday, Gardner Campbell, Tom Woodward and I had a tremendous opportunity to present our vision for online learning at VCU to the VCU Board of Visitors.  We had 1/2 hour (during their lunch!) to deliver a playful and informative learning… Continue Reading →

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