Sometimes all you need are a few good slides, synched to your voice and you can have student reactions change from huh? to aha! With some simple to use and very cheap software (which you can use a demo version for free in the course) you can easily create "slideshows" for students to watch again and again. Why not take what you're already likely doing (talking and using slides) and record them to deliver in your online, or on-ground course.
In a 1-week online course -- you'll be amazed at what you can create! Try it. Runs from 2/1-7 online.
Facebook is enhancing its relationship with the academic world. Today the company announced the creation of five fellowships to be awarded to doctoral students in the 2010-11 academic year. The research-focused awards also include tuition, fees, travel money, a $30,000 stipend and more!
When President Obama outlined his plans for the American Graduation Initiative, he emphasized the critical role of community colleges in educating and training students and adults for the jobs needed to keep the United States economically competitive.