• Viktor Frankl and the Search for Meaning

     If you're feeling stressed or anxious, consider the work of Viktor Frankl, who taught us that finding meaning in life is our most important quest: Viktor Frankl: Doctor prescribed the meaning of life - Big ...
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  • Podcast: Pedagogue

    Today I'd like to highlight Shane A. Wood's podcast: Pedagogue.    Pedagogue is a podcast about teachers talking writing, dedicated to building a supportive community, committed to facilitating convers...
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  • Pedagogue Podcast: Advice to First-Time Teachers

    August Greetings! I’m writing to let you know about Pedagogue, a podcast project hosted by Shane Wood. Shane’s project is to create short episodes exploring a single topic about composition teaching or res...
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  • Customize Your LaunchPad with Curriculum Solutions

    Interested in incorporating LaunchPad into your curriculum but want to customize it to meet your needs? Macmillan Learning Curriculum Solutions is here to help. Our dedicated custom team will tailor your chosen Launch...
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  • Celebrating Women's Equality Day! (8.26.19)

    On behalf of the Diversity & Inclusion Council at Macmillan Learning, we invite you to celebrate Women’s Equality Day this Monday, August 26th!   After nationwide women’s rights marches in the 19...
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  • A Grace Period Update

    Recently, several colleagues have asked me about my grace period, which is part of my late policy on student work. Their interest encouraged me to write an update on how it’s been working. I began using a grace ...
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  • BLOG: Strategies for Improving the Impact of First-Year Student Data

    With average attrition costs at nearly $10 million per institution, improving student retention rates, especially from the first to second year, can have a significant impact on institutional budgets and resource allo...
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  • Recommended Student Learning Outcomes for Intro Psych

    The American Psychological Association’s Board of Educational Affairs, at the behest of the Committee on Associate and Baccalaureate Education, convened a working group under the title Introductory Psychology In...
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  • A final course review: The top ten list

    Several years ago, back when I was still giving in-class exams, I was convinced by Roddy Roediger to give a comprehensive final exam. By asking students to review the course material one more time by studying for the ...
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  • BLOG | Beyond the Hype of Big Data in Education

    Last week, our Learning Science and Insights team released a whitepaper, "Beyond the Hype of Big Data in Education". In it, our team of learning designer researchers and data scientists outline how data can be used re...
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  • BLOG | With CARE and Consideration: Why Being a Good Partner Matters

    The expansion of open educational resources (OER) in higher education has led to a rush of commercial companies looking to provide OER-related services. Many if not most of these companies have brought products to mar...
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  • BLOG | OER in the News

    It’s an exciting time to be exploring Open Educational Resources (OER), and we wanted to share some great articles that recently caught our eye:   The Impact of Open Educational Resources on Various Student...
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  • BLOG | NEW OER Content in Intellus Learning

    We update and augment our Intellus Learning content library every month to make it the most current and comprehensive OER catalog possible. Here are some of the most recent additions to our platform:   2012 Book ...
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  • BLOG | Student Success as more than Academic Achievement

    Nearly 1/3 of all undergraduate students leave college after their first year. From the cost of education to personal constraints at home, students face additional pressures that weigh on their ability to complete col...
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  • BLOG | New Platform Enables Faculty and Instructional Designers to Discover and Use Affordable, High-Quality Content   David Kim October 14, 2015

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 14, 2015 New Platform Enables Faculty and Instructional Designers to Discover and Use Affordable, High-Quality Content Powerful curation tools catalog institutional resources, inclu...
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  • BLOG | Content Analytics Platform Now Helps Faculty Evaluate And Optimize Course Content

    New features provide real-time insight into how students engage with course content to inform instructional design and link content to outcomes LOS ALTOS, CALIF. (June 30, 2016) — Intellus Learning announced tod...
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  • BLOG | Macmillan Learning Acquires Intellus Learning, an Educational Platform as a Service Company for Higher Education

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK (PRWEB) JANUARY 17, 2017 Macmillan Learning today announced the acquisition of Intellus Learning, an educational platform as a service company that gathers information across institutions to he...
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  • BLOG | How Machine Learning Is Easing OER Pain Points

    Algorithms can help faculty discover and select open educational resources for a course, map the concepts covered in a particular text, generate assessment questions and more. By David Raths 10/04/17 The basic ...
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  • BLOG | OER Hot Topics for Librarians

    Early this year, the Association of College and Research Libraries compiled their top 5 articles about open educational resources (OER). The topics of these five posts focus on how libraries can participate in the int...
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  • BLOG | New Partnership Between EBSCO Information Services and Intellus Learning Enables Institutions to Launch and Sustain Affordability Initiatives

    ~Collaboration Will Aggregate and Assemble Relevant Open Education Resources and Institution’s Library Materials to Improve the Teaching and Learning Experience ~ The collaboration with Intellus Learning all...
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