Monthly Archives: August 2011

Khan Academy

By Lillian Williams Wealthy parents in the New York City area pay hundreds of dollars per week for private tutors to coach their children, according to a recent story in the New York Times. These children attend some of the most exclusive private … Continue reading

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Strategies of Good Teachers

By Lillian Williams This week the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) is meeting in St. Louis, Mo.  And, as you can imagine, a key topic is teaching in the digital age. One premise, of course, is … Continue reading

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Building A Course in Moodle

By Lillian Williams Columbia College Chicago offered an excellent online course, Build Your Course in Moodle, during the summer of 2011.  The course was offered through the college’s Center for Instructional Technology.  As a faculty member, I participated in this six-week class which introduced me to an … Continue reading

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