Tag Archives: Instructional Technology

New publication by Lisa Halverson

Lisa Halverson continues to rack up impressive academic publications.  Here is the link to her latest: http://authors.elsevier.com/a/1Rlvl1Hucd2hfB. Curtis Henrie, Lisa Halverson, & Charles Graham, “Measuring Student Engagement in Technology-Mediated Learning: A Review” Computers & Education 90/1, pp. 36-53.  

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Got Skills? Why Online Competency-Based Education Is the Disruptive Innovation for Higher Education

What is the future of Higher Education?  Prescient insights from Michelle Wiese of the Clayton Christensen Institute.  “Got Skills? Why Online Competency-Based Education Is the Disruptive Innovation for Higher Education.“

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Teaching the Bible with Google Earth and Other Visualization Tools. SBL Presentation

At the Society of Biblical Literature annual conference, I’m presenting on “Teaching the Bible with Google Earth and Other Visualization Tools.” “Humans are visual learners. Texts alone cannot provide the full context for engaging the Bible. Therefore, emerging visualization tools, … Continue reading

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Book on Blended Learning in Biblical Studies

Back in 2009 I published a book entitled  “Distance Education Innovations and New Learning Environments: Combining Traditional Teaching Methods and Emerging Technologies.”  I explored strategies and best practices for designing Biblical Studies courses using blended learning methodologies.  Though I predicted … Continue reading

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Instructional Complexity and the Science to Constrain It

“School-researcher partnerships and large in vivo experiments help focus on useful, effective, instruction” http://www.sciencemag.org/content/342/6161/935.full.pdf?sid=e546fd9f-1fa6-40cc-9e17-f6ad8ead5c3c

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The Role of Profit in the Business of Education

Tom Segal makes a rational case for for-profit in the business of education.  This is a must read for anyone who has an opinion on the role of for-profits in education.  “Incentivizing Innovation in Education; or A Role For For … Continue reading

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Doctoral Qualifying Exams: Part 7 – Instructional Technology Reading List

The Instructional Technology reading list was not quite as long as the Religious Studies reading list (144 items compared to 194 items).  And, I read this list over the course of several years in my Instructional Technology program before the … Continue reading

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