Art Daily: The Student Work Collection database showcases nearly a century of architecture pedagogy. “The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art launches its online Student Work Collection database, which represents over eight decades of The Cooper Union’s experimental, influential approach to architectural education.”
Ditch That Textbook: Choice stories in Google Slides: How to + ideas for class. “Choice stories let students make choices and decisions. Plus, they show what they know by creating!”
Cornell Chronicle: Cornell launches online course on inclusive teaching. “An online course on inclusive teaching, created and piloted last year at Cornell, will be available to all educators in November as a massive open online course (MOOC).”
PR Newswire: Macmillan Learning Launches a Search Engine Designed for Supplemental OER (PRESS RELEASE). “Macmillan Learning announced the availability of Intellus Search, a new search engine designed to make it simpler for instructors to discover free and relevant supplemental materials. While nearly three quarters of professors require textbooks for their courses, a recent study from the Babson Group found many also require supplemental materials like articles/case studies (47%) and videos (28%). Intellus Search offers hundreds of educator-selected OER (Open Educational Resources) per course.”
Shake Up Learning: 10 Google Classroom Tips You Didn’t Know – SULS029. “In this blog post and podcast episode, you will learn insider Google Classroom tips that most teachers don’t know, as well as, a closer look at important Google Classroom updates to help you make the most of this robust tool!” You can get a lot from the blog post — you don’t have to listen to the podcast.
New York Times: When the A.I. Professor Leaves, Students Suffer, Study Says. “For years, big tech companies have used huge salaries, bonuses and stock packages to lure artificial intelligence experts out of academia. Now, a study released on Friday says that migration has hurt the post-college prospects of students.”
Ubergizmo: Google’s ‘Assignments’ Will Help Students Check For Plagiarism. “….with the announcement of its new education platform ‘Assignments’, Google will be offering students and educators an originality report tool that will help them check their assignments to see if there might be sections that might be plagiarized or not cited properly.”