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Expanding our Online Learning Toolkit with WordPress

In most post-secondary institutions online courses are developed and delivered through a Learning Management System (LMS). It seems as though this has always been the way. And even though times have changed, technology has changed and even approaches to online teaching and learning have changed the LMS stays more or less the same. Over the last several years in our institution we have seen a shift in what learners are expecting and what the sectors provide courses for want to […]

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Rethinking the use of learning resources – Engaging Practitioners in the Field

Students come from diverse backgrounds, with different attitudes towards teaching and learning, expectations of their learning, work and life experiences. Recent scholarship has begun to emphasize the importance of knowledge around learning (metacognition) and study skills so that now educators are compelled to give this kind of experience attention in addition to teaching “the content”. For teaching and learning to be truly transformational and bring about change, students must be actively engaged in their learning and connect that learning to […]

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