Posted May 1, 2020 by Tamara Leary

Teaching and learning in digital spaces are not new phenomena. The expertise in the development and delivery of course content – be it academic or not, continues to evolve. Understanding the needs and experiences of digital learners has long been and continues to be a topic of significant research interest.  Content on how to teach or how to learn in an online environment has always been plentiful, whether it is offered in print or digitally, with cost or for free.

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Posted February 24, 2020 by Ken Jeffery
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How People Learn is Fascinating!

I have always found it fascinating to think about how people learn. Many years ago, I taught school-aged youth how to race sailboats. If you are familiar with the expression ‘herding cats’, that’s what it sometimes felt like to teach sailing. This was my first experience teaching, and I was soon struck by the notion that just because I can ‘teach’ something, it doesn’t mean that the learner will ‘learn’ it.

Posted January 31, 2020 by Tamara Leary

New Year, New Decade

Not only a new year but a new decade!  In addition to the annual year reflection that hits me every December 31st this year I pondered about the last ten years. Where was I in 2010 and what was I doing? Memories came flooding back. Some memories brought laughter and comfort and others brought sadness and regret

Posted October 16, 2019 by Frederic Fovet
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Frederic Fovet, Associate Professor in the School of Education and Technology, attended the Indian National Conference on Inclusion in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, on September 23rd-26th.  He was presenting a paper on the organizational challenges of scaling up Universal Design for Learning initiatives within the K-12 sector.  It is the second time Fovet has attended the National Conference on Inclusion in India though it is the first