Usability Testing in Online Course Design

Every instructor who has designed his or her own course and taught it has actually conducted two rounds of informal usability tests. For the first round, you were the user, and in the second, your students … View More

A Misleading Portrayal of Higher Education

A recent Pew Research Center study found that 57% of Americans surveyed felt that higher education does not provide a comparable value for the cost. In addition, 75% of those surveyed believed that, for … View More

10 Telling Facts About Tenure

Considering tenure's often ambiguous nature, it probably comes as no shock to anyone that it comes neatly packaged along with a right fair amount of controversy. View More

Creating an Innovative Multimedia Resume

First thing first – Reader beware, there are risks involved in this undertaking, so proceed at your own peril. But there is also the possibility of great reward! Let’s be clear, I am not advocating … View More