Category: ELI

  • Are High Impact Practices Available Online?

    I am still wrestling with my unease with MOOCs and I think I’ve finally figured out why: High impact educational practices, as we understand them today, are unlikely at best and impossible at worst in MOOCs and other similar online environments. First, it’s helpful to understand that “high impact practice” (HIP) is a term of…

  • ELI 2010: Liveblogging Palfrey’s Keynote

    I love Palfrey’s book and I’m taking notes anyway so might as well share them… John Palfrey, author of Born Digital. Today’s USA Today: breathless article about youths’ use of technology Wrote BD to “bust myths” and combay fears (“this can’t be good”) Not all young people use technology in the same way; carefully defined…