Peer review badge Organizing Class Meeting Launchpads for Student Access

Description Learners in synchronous course meetings benefit from accessing course materials for task-related use during a live session with ease (Falloon, 2011; Park & Bonk, 2007). Class Meeting Launchpads offer students a predictable structure and platform from which to access content and applications. For some platforms, such as Google Docs, they also offer additional options …

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Peer review badge Personalized Learning Design with Canvas MasteryPaths

Description Background Learning content is often presented to students in a variety of ways throughout an online or blended course, but this doesn’t necessarily always translate into them doing equally well on their assignments and assessments (Kizilcec & Halawa, 2015). For example, some students may skip a required reading, but watch a video, or may …

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Peer review badge Using 360′ Videos to Provide Cultural Immersion in Virtual Study Abroad Courses

Description Study abroad experiences are known to benefit students in numerous ways, including personal development (Luo & Jamieson-Drake, 2015), cultural appreciation (Holtbrugge & Engelhard, 2016) and professional growth (Kronholz & Osborn, 2016).  Citing 2020 as a “turning point around which education abroad was transformed,” leaders in the field recognized the need to pioneer new  options, …

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