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Workteam Resources

The following resources are provided for the New REALITY Project workteams (separated by topic heading).  Workteams, please use the resources that are compiled here to assist you in this project.  This is a dynamic web page, so please expect to see new links and other resources added as they are found.



Resources

PLAs and Comptency Based Online Learning Tuition
Flipped Classrooms Integrating Technology Into the Classroom Non Cognitive Skills
Experiential Learning Course Redesign Math Emporium Models






PLAs and Competency Based

http://www.cael.org/pdfs/2012_CompetencyBasedPrograms

http://www.ed.gov/oii-news/competency-based-learning-or-personalized-learning

http://www.cael.org/pla.htm

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cael/college-degrees-could-cos_b_3141988.html

http://newamerica.net/publications/policy/cracking_the_credit_hour

Parry, Marc. S.  2013.  Competency-Based Education Advances with U.S. Approval of Program.  The Chronicle of Higher Education.  April 18, 2013. http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/author/mparry

William S. Learned and Ben D. Wood, The Student and His Knowledge: Summary of Results and Conclusions; a Report to the Carnegie Foundation on the Results of the High School and College Examinations of 1928, 1930, and 1932 (New York: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 1938).

Arum, Richard and Josipa Roksa, Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011).

U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics, “The Condition of Education 2012”

2012: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012045.pdf

House Committee on Education and Labor, “The Department of Education Inspector General’s Review of Standards for Program Length in Higher Education,” Hearing, June 17, 2010:  http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CHRG-111hhrg56835/html/CHRG-111hhrg56835.htm

Doug Lederman, “Credit Hour (Still) Rules,” Inside Higher Ed, April 30, 2012: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/04/30/wgu-example-shows-chilly-policyclimate-competency-basededucation#ixzz20qAusig3

Scott, Wanda. “Letter to Dr. Sylvia Manning,” U.S.Department of Education, May 24, 2010: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/oig/aireports/x13j0003.pdf

Higher Education Opportunity Act, Public Law 110–315,

GPO, August 14, 2008: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/PLAW-110publ315/pdf/PLAW-110publ315.pdf

http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2013/08/08/competency-based-education-puts-efficiency-learning-essay

http://chronicle.com/article/Competency-Based-Education/141871/

Online Learning

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jordanshapiro/2013/09/11/grab-a-share-of-educations-6-trillion-marketplace/

http://www.edudemic.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Busting-Myths-Infographic-Final.jpg

 

Tuition

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/08/26/introducing-the-tuition-is-too-damn-high/

Flipped Classrooms

http://thejournal.com/articles/2013/09/03/national-flipped-day-encourages-flipping-classrooms-with-free-lessons.aspx

http://chronicle.com/article/Inside-the-Flipped-Classroom/141891/

Integrating Technology into the Classroom

http://gettingsmart.com/2012/12/5-ways-to-use-google-docs-in-the-classroom/

http://www.edudemic.com/a-teachers-guide-to-social-media/

http://whitepapers.blackboard.com/2013trends

http://learningthroughdigitalmedia.net/teaching-and-learning-with-video-annotations

Non-Cognitive Skills

Experiential Learning

http://video.pbs.org/video/2365050209/

Course Redesign

http://www.changemag.org/Archives/Back%20Issues/2013/July-August%202013/improving_full.html

http://www.thencat.org/index.html

http://www.thencat.org/Rec_Reading.htm

http://www.pearsonlearningsolutions.com/blog/channels/college-career-readiness/ask-the-experts-course-redesign-to-boost-achievement-and-lower-costs-part-4/

http://www.pearsonlearningsolutions.com/blog/channels/college-career-readiness/ask-the-experts-course-redesign-to-boost-achievement-and-lower-costs-part-3/

http://www.pearsonlearningsolutions.com/blog/channels/college-career-readiness/ask-the-experts-course-redesign-to-boost-achievement-and-lower-costs-part-2/

http://www.pearsonlearningsolutions.com/blog/channels/college-career-readiness/ask-the-experts-course-redesign-to-boost-achievement-and-lower-costs-part-1/

http://chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Adapt-Slowly-to/141881/

Efficiency Programming

http://chronicle.com/article/The-New-Lifelong-Nonlinear/141867/

http://chronicle.com/article/Academic-Calendars-Enter-a/141895/

Math Emporium Models

http://www.thencat.org/PlanRes/R2R_Model_Emp.htm

http://www.changemag.org/Archives/Back%20Issues/2011/May-June%202011/math-emporium-full.html

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