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Module Overviews – Tips

Why Module Overviews? As we continue to update all of the online and hybrid/blended courses, we have paid special attention to the module overviews in Read More…

Course Review & Instructional Design

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Using the Course Review Checklist and instructional design support will improve your course design, usability as well as student engagement and success.

OERs, OARs, OATs and “The Rule of Capture”

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Educators worldwide are developing a vast pool of educational resources on the Internet, open and free for all to use.

Tools for the Digital Age – Google for Educators

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Several GSC faculty and staff attended the Tools for the Digital Age seminar on September 23, 2014 at UNH Manchester, presented by the World Affairs Read More…

Faculty Spotlight: Julie Moser, MA, CAGS

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Julie Moser has been teaching at Granite State College for over a year and teaching online for four years.

Meta is Beta© by Lisa M. Lee, MEd.

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In exploring the use of metacognition at the post-secondary level, Lisa Lee (GSC faculty) adapted the 5 steps to metacognition to include critical inquiry questions Read More…

USNH Academic Technology Institute ~ 2014

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During the last week of May approximately 40 faculty from the four USNH institutions (GSC, KSC, PSU, UNH) gathered in Durham, NH to participate in Read More…

Constructivism in the discipline of history

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We all must be self-directed learners, able to identify the new knowledge we need and how to go about creating or acquiring it, in order Read More…

Thinking RED: a Guide to Critical Thinking

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Students are overwhelmingly embracing Granite State College’s new “RED” model to think more critically and transfer the learning they acquire to everyday applications in the Read More…

Mary Ford presents at “The Habit of Mind Summit”

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Mary Ford, Dean of Education, Granite State College presented “One IHE’s Plans for Infusing the The Habit of Mind” at The Habit of MindSummit.

GSC Faculty Engaging Students with Rich Media, Winter 2014

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This Fall 2013 term began a dedicated effort to work with GSC online instructors to integrate rich media into courses in collaboration with GSC’s Rich Read More…

Preparing to Teach Online: One Size Does Not Fit All

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Reta Chaffee presents at the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Spring Focus Session: Faculty Engagement and Development, Effective and Innovative Practice.

Takeaways on “Principles of Cognitive Science in Student Learning”

The area for greatest potential in learning is the region of proximal learning, i.e. things that students have almost grasped, almost learned, concepts that feel Read More…

GSC Faculty Engaging Students with Rich Media, Fall 2013

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This Fall 2013 term began a dedicated effort to work with GSC online instructors to integrate rich media into courses in collaboration with GSC’s Rich Read More…

GSC Faculty Engaging Students with Rich Media, Fall 2013 Preview

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This Fall 2013 term began a dedicated effort to work with GSC online instructors to integrate rich media into courses in collaboration with GSC’s Rich Read More…

Dr. José Bowen – “Teaching Naked” at Keene State College

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Dr. Jose Bowen, musician, author and scholar, presented his workshop, Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning, at Read More…

Instructor presence in online learning – is not optional, it is essential.

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When an instructor facilitates connectedness combined with their presence in an online class, one can expect positive results.

The Flipped Classroom: Experiments and Experiences

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I’ve been teaching our undergraduate introductory statistics class here at GSC in the online format since Summer 2012, but this term I was offered a Read More…

Teaching Misinformation: Keep a professional distance

From Gallup’s extensive data base emerges a number of interesting trends and themes, some of them contradict common assumptions and “conventional wisdom” held by many Read More…

GSC Student Team Ranks #1 in Glo-Bus Simulation Game

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Last week, Dr. Mike Russell, Senior Lecturer in Business Management, received some good news from Glo-Bus, an online business management simulation game. One of the Read More…

Immersive Education Summit 2012

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Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Immersive Education Summit on the campus of Boston College, in Newton, MA. I admit to being Read More…

Open Educational Resources by Kevin Scully

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The options for obtaining textbooks have exploded. The landscape is being changed by students and faculty seeking ways not to break the bank on textbook Read More…