Education Futures

Education Futures

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Education Futures Podcast 34: Dr. Karen Ferguson, Salem University
December 13, 2021

We talk a lot about grit in higher education. Grit only goes so far if youve never experienced success and grit only goes so far if you have no idea what to do next. What this partnership does is it teaches them what to do next. It gives them confidence

A Discussion with TEL's Director of Curriculum, Brooke Heard
October 11, 2021

Careers often take a winding path. TEL's Director of Curriculum knows this first-hand. Brooke Heard took the helm of TELs Curriculum department earlier this year and is helping the non-profit organization find options that meet students where they a

A Discussion With Dr. DeWayne Frazier from Iowa Wesleyan University
September 20, 2021

Being poor should not be a barrier to education.Dr. DeWayne Frazier grew up in rural Appalachia. He was the first in his family to graduate from high school, much less go to college. Even before becoming a higher education administrator, he understood th

A Discussion with Dr. Dalene Fisher of Oklahoma Wesleyan University
September 06, 2021

This is directly from [OKWU President] Dr. Dunn: 'Educating the head, but also the heart, the hands, and the habits.' So this is the thought of educating the whole person. That can't just be something that is done outside of the classroom,

A Discussion with Dr. John Morrison of TEL Education
August 09, 2021

"That's exactly where I see asynchronous learning going. It's not necessarily capital A asynchronous. It's maybe lowercase a [asynchronous] with some support from the institution where the student enrolled."Dr. John Morrison is TE

A Discussion with Don Kassner of MonitorEdu
July 20, 2021

Our goal really from the beginning was to administer the test, to make sure it is a fair test and that all students were operating under the same ruleset. It wasn't about catching cheaters. People have this idea that people online cheat more than th

A Discussion with Sada Knowles of Oklahoma Christian University
March 23, 2021

"We have some people that come to us that maybe they tried college 20 years ago, and life happened, or it didn't go well, or they made some bad decisions, whatever it is, but just respecting them for coming now and knowing that they bring streng

TEL's Student Learning Dashboard
March 05, 2021

"On top of this learning that you are doing about content that you are also learning this layer about being a better learner, being connected, gathering tools that you will use for the rest of your life."In this second podcast conversation with

A Discussion with Dr. Cat Jackson of TEL Education
January 19, 2021

"That's where backward design is really valuable because it's not starting with, 'What textbook are we going to read?' or 'What assignments are we going to do?' It really starts with what do we want the students to be ab

A Discussion with Stacy Zemke of TEL Education
January 05, 2021

"The whole idea of the dashboard is to make all of those invisible things visible. To give them a place where they can see, 'Oh, okay, I took these classes and these classes are tied to these skills. And hey, I'm making progress on learning