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Are Discussion Forums in Online Classes Effective?

Are discussion forums in online classes effective or beneficial? As with any tool that could be deployed during a course, the answer is not as…

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Do Learning Management Systems Limit Creativity?

Do Learning Management Systems (LMS) limit creativity? That’s a tough and opinion-based question to answer. However, to fully answer this question, and to understand what…

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Leadership, Learning, and Critical Reflection

Learning is essential to leadership (Brown & Posner, 2001). Catch-phrases such as “Leadership is Learning,” “The Best Leaders Are Constant Learners,” and “A Sign of…

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Do Instructional Design Methods Result in Rigidity?

Do instructional design methods make teaching and learning too rigid? That is actually a challenging question to answer simply. Let me say that it really…

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Racism, Democracy, and the Failure of Education

I contend that the only way we can all unify is to face some uncomfortable truths. We need to look at ourselves in the mirror…

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Breaking Down Ethical Reasoning

I think it’s important to be able to articulate the importance and implication of ethical reasoning for today’s leaders. Specifically, ethical reasoning is critical in…

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A Leadership Lesson About Change in Higher Education

In her paper titled Change in Higher Education: Not Enough, or Too Much?, Adrianna Kezar explores the many different elements that both encourage and impede…

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Leadership Lessons from the Mouths of Leaders

Leadership is not always the easiest thing to define. Perhaps it is a good thing to take some leadership lessons from the mouths of real…

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Leadership Training

In this installment, we need to address Leadership Training. The question provided is often “so how would you do it“, in regard to my organization….