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UNCG Develops Online History of Rock Course

June 17, 2014 by Kelly Paul |

UNCG Musicology Professor Kailan Rubinoff and UNCG's Division of Continual Learning (DCL) are developing MUS 329: History of Rock, an online course, for Fall 2014.

In MUS 329, students will consider rock music's connection to historical, political and social contexts. "Music will be the lens

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A 30-Year Dialogue That Inspired a New Online Course

November 27, 2013 by Kelly Paul |
UNCG Emeritus Professor Bob Miller and Dean Emeritus John Young, co-creators of UNCG's new MLS 630 online course Revolutions in Scientific Thought, aren't quite like longterm comedy duo Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding, but they're close.
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The digital assignment: 4 tips to make online courses more engaging

July 11, 2012 by Brook Corwin |

“I hate being educated, but I love to learn.” Joichi Ito, Director of MIT’s Media Lab, had plenty of memorable statements from his keynote during last month’s New Media Consortium Summer Conference. But that quote was the one that seemed to resonate the most among conference attendees tweeting

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Teaching Online Is All About Communication

November 16, 2011 by Beth Boyett |

Despite the proliferation of online college degree programs and courses, there are very few teacher education programs or accreditation standards that specifically address the role of the online teacher and how that role differs from teaching in a face-to-face classroom.

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Your questions about online learning, answered at SXSW

Is online learning a joke? What does storytelling have to do with education? And how the @#&* do you teach music online?
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3 tips for turning class lectures into educational videos

August 18, 2011 by Brook Corwin |

Seated in class, students are a captive audience. Lectures can last the entire class period, travel down any number of tangents, and go without visual aids. You might put students to sleep, but they aren't leaving the room.

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