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Flashcards for spaced repetition in online learning
Dec 23, 2019

The use of flashcards for learning is not a new idea.

AsULearn, Learning Technologies, Online Teaching

Prioritizing Faculty in Online Education
Dec 13, 2019

Although professors are stakeholders in online education, their roles in online learning and the benefits they stand to gain are rarely discussed, writes Dr. Joshua Kim.

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Experimenting with Video Tools in the Online Classroom
Nov 25, 2019

 As more teachers seek ways to communicate effectively in an online classroom, it seemed appropriate to share a blog post of Dr. Sandie Gravett.

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Coming Attractions: The Dashboard
Apr 9, 2019

When we upgrade AsULearn in mid-May one of the areas I think will be a huge improvement for both our faculty and student is the dashboard.

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2019 Tech4Teach Fair
Feb 14, 2019

The annual Tech4Teach fair brings together faculty, staff, and graduate students together to collaborate and learn about the

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AsULearn - Student Survey Results
Jan 28, 2019

This past fall semester we worked with our Learning Management System (LMS) Advisory Group to develop an AsULearn feedback survey.  Over 1900

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Teaching with, but before, Technology
Jan 22, 2019

Technology has become a part of everyday life for most people in some form or fashion, and the education industry is no exception.

AsULearn, Learning Technologies
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What we’re working on in 2019: Mobile AsULearn
Jan 18, 2019

In an effort to meet the evolving needs of our students, our Learning Technology Services department is piloting the use of a mobile app for use...

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Professional Development opportunities for online teaching
Jan 8, 2019

The Center for Academic Excellence is pleased to offer the following professional development opportunities for our Appalachian faculty.

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Learning from mistakes
Oct 29, 2018

He who never made a mistake, never made a discovery. - Scottish author Samuel Smiles

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Five Technology Tools To Consider Using in Your Course This Spring
Oct 24, 2018

Typically I avoid focusing on learning technology tools.

Nudges and Motivation
Oct 9, 2018

On the topic of motivation, and lack thereof, it is a mystery what may be going on in people's lives. 

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Announcing - Open Classroom Initiative (OCI)
Oct 5, 2018

Announcing - Open Classroom Initiative (OCI) .  Open Classroom Initiative is a week-long event duri