Category: Students & Learning

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Bettering the Student Experience

Check out four ways that colleges are helping students have the best student experience possible.

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Is Flipped Learning Really that Effective? You Might Be Surprised

Find out from Getting Smart’s Dave Guymon whether flipped learning is really as effective as people think, and whether it deserves all the hype.

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5 Ways Pop Culture Can Enrich Higher Ed Classes

With all the pop culture that students see on a daily basis, why not incorporate it into your teaching process? Here are five ways to do it.

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Making Math 3D

With 3D printers, educators can help their students learn essential math skills at all levels. Find out the details behind these awesome, edtech-friendly innovations.

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A New Approach to the Academic Course Catalog

Less than 10% of employers say that college is preparing students for jobs. Apollo Education is hoping to change that with their Balloon project. Learn more from Kristen Hicks.

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North Arizona University Launches Online Competency-Based Degrees

At Northern Arizona University, competency-based learning is gaining traction as a viable online learning solution. Get the details on this innovative program.

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Project Breaker Brings Entrepreuner Spirit to Portland, OR

Learn about Concordia University’s experience with Project Breaker, the non-profit experiential learning program that uses real world challenges to build community-wide collaborations.

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LinkedIn In Class For Career Advancement

How can LinkedIn help your students make connections on campus and at work? See what Getting Smart has to say about LinkedIn’s University Pages.

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Will Open Textbooks Work at Your School?

65% of students have chosen not to purchase a required textbook because they couldn’t afford it. Hear from Jennifer Roland on how open textbooks could be the solution.

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Class Notes Marketplaces: From Buddy Business to Real Business

Class note and study guide marketplaces have exploded in the past decades. Kirsten Winkler outlines their progress here.

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