Monthly Archives: July 2013

Evidence-Based Instruction: Prevent Cognitive Overload From Interfering with Learning

  Working memory is a well-known limitation for learners.  A rule of thumb, based on numerous research studies is that somewhere between five and eight elements can be held simultaneously in working memory to be manipulated and processed together.  Working memory … Continue reading

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Training Calendar for August and September

Check out our newly scheduled faculty development sessions for August and September here!  We’ve added quick 15-minute “lightning” sessions on key topics, sessions on Qualtrics and Turnitin, and a “Beyond the Basics” series highlighting some advanced features of ECLearn.  (We … Continue reading

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Evidence-Based Instruction: Laptops in the Classroom

Not many technology-related topics elicit as much passion from faculty as laptops in the classroom.  Opinions range from outraged rejection to enthusiastic acceptance.  But what does research show about the effect of laptop use on teaching and learning? The University … Continue reading

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