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A College Designed for Adults

Thu, 2018-02-15 12:22
At College Unbound, a new institution in Rhode Island, the curriculum and services reflect the life and work experiences of older students. “We’ve tried to become what they needed,” says Adam Bush, its provost.

The Chronicle Report: Making Way for Innovation

Thu, 2018-02-15 08:52

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Minutes February 12, 2018

Tue, 2018-02-13 09:21
Unapproved Minutes Start : 3:06 Attendance: Rachael Inake, Dalybeth Reasoner, Michelle Igarashi, Amy Amper, Warren Kawano, Anane Marie Paikai, Christy Takamure, Matthew Egami, Greg Walker (online) Approval of minutes from January 22, 2018 meeting. Approved (Unanimous) DE Committee Membership New… Read more ›

Agenda February 12, 2018

Mon, 2018-02-12 13:57
Approval of minutes from January 22, 2018 meeting DE Committee Membership New member Arts & Humanities Representative APT Definition of Unit Final Approval – DE Interview Questions IOTA Award Update DE Liaison Program Updates: DE Federal Regulations Training DE Faculty… Read more ›

Southern New Hampshire U. Apologizes for Professor Who Said Australia Is ‘Not a Country’

Fri, 2018-02-09 09:22
The university acknowledged that an online student had failed an assignment because her instructor insisted Australia was only a continent.

Leeward CC Innovative Online Teaching Award

Wed, 2018-02-07 17:46
Purpose

The “Leeward CC Innovative Online Teaching Award” seeks to recognize a Leeward Community College faculty or lecturer who teaches an online course that recognizes innovation and excellence in technology-supported teaching, academic collaboration, and student engagement.

Eligibility

Any faculty or lecturer who teaches an online course at Leeward CC (no hybrid courses, please). (A faculty or lecturer who previously applied may re-apply provided he/she has not been chosen as a recipient of this award within the last five (5) years.)

Award Information
  • Application form
  • Evaluation rubric
  • Evaluation process
  • The value of the award is $500.00
  • After the applications get processed, the applicants will be asked to schedule a date/time to record a 15-minute (maximum) showcase video of their course by demonstrating and verbally describing how their course meets or exceeds the criteria described in the Leeward CC Innovative Online Teaching Award Rubric.
  • The award committee may require access to the applicants’ courses as part of the selection process.
  • The winner and selected finalists will be showcased on the Innovative Online Teaching Award website following presentation of the award.
2017 Award Winner

Past Innovation Award Recipients 2016 – Warren Kawano BUSN 158 Business Division 2015 – Christina Keaulana ED 285 Associate of Arts in Teaching, Social Sciences 2014 – Jeff Judd ED 290 Associate of Arts in Teaching, Social Sciences 2013 – Michael Cawdery ED 285 Associate of Arts in Teaching, Social Sciences 2012 – Helmut Kae MICR 130 Microbiology, Math and Sciences 2011 – Lani Uyeno ENG 211 English, Language Arts 2010 – Pat Hurley LING102 English, Language Arts 2009 – Brent Hirata ED 279 Associate of Arts in Teaching, Social Sciences 2017 Online Courses 2016 Online Courses 2015 Online Courses 2014 Online Courses 2013 Online Courses 2012 Online Courses 2011 Online Courses 2010 Online Courses

Most Americans Think AI Will Improve Lives and Eliminate Jobs — Just Not Theirs

Tue, 2018-01-30 19:01
Three-quarters of respondents to a new poll think artificial intelligence will have a positive impact on their lives and work. Only 23 percent think it will endanger their jobs.

APPLY NOW! The Leeward CC Innovative Online Teaching Award $500

Fri, 2018-01-26 10:44
Purpose

The “Leeward CC Innovative Online Teaching Award” seeks to recognize a Leeward Community College faculty or lecturer who teaches an online course that recognizes innovation and excellence in technology-supported teaching, academic collaboration, and student engagement.

Eligibility

Any faculty or lecturer who teaches an online course at Leeward CC (no hybrid courses, please). (A faculty or lecturer who previously applied may re-apply provided he/she has not been chosen as a recipient of this award within the last five (5) years.)

Award Information
  • Application form
  • Evaluation rubric
  • Evaluation process
  • The value of the award is $500.00
  • After the applications get processed, the applicants will be asked to schedule a date/time to record a 15-minute (maximum) showcase video of their course by demonstrating and verbally describing how their course meets or exceeds the criteria described in the Leeward CC Innovative Online Teaching Award Rubric.
  • The award committee may require access to the applicants’ courses as part of the selection process.
  • The winner and selected finalists will be showcased on the Innovative Online Teaching Award website following presentation of the award.
2017 Award Winner

Past Innovation Award Recipients 2016 – Warren Kawano BUSN 158 Business Division 2015 – Christina Keaulana ED 285 Associate of Arts in Teaching, Social Sciences 2014 – Jeff Judd ED 290 Associate of Arts in Teaching, Social Sciences 2013 – Michael Cawdery ED 285 Associate of Arts in Teaching, Social Sciences 2012 – Helmut Kae MICR 130 Microbiology, Math and Sciences 2011 – Lani Uyeno ENG 211 English, Language Arts 2010 – Pat Hurley LING102 English, Language Arts 2009 – Brent Hirata ED 279 Associate of Arts in Teaching, Social Sciences 2017 Online Courses 2016 Online Courses 2015 Online Courses 2014 Online Courses 2013 Online Courses 2012 Online Courses 2011 Online Courses 2010 Online Courses

Unapproved Minutes January 22, 2018

Wed, 2018-01-24 11:45
Meeting called to order at 3:01PM. Attendees : Warren Kawano, Michelle Igarashi, Rachael Inake, Brent Hirata, Annemarie Paikai, Amy Amper Absent: Dalybeth Reasoner, Daniela Dutra Elliott, Karim Khan, Christy Takamure 1.Approval of minutes from December 11, 2017 Unanimous Approved minutes… Read more ›

How Twitter Hooks Up Students With Ghostwriters

Fri, 2018-01-19 14:14
It used to be that students had to track down hired pens by themselves. But these days they can unintentionally summon legions of eager writers by merely venting frustration on Twitter.

Colleges Are Key Players in Cities’ Bids to Host Amazon’s 2nd Headquarters

Thu, 2018-01-18 14:21
With the online retail giant’s having reduced the number of bidders this week from more than 200 to just 20, the competition is heating up. Experts say the proximity of Amazon and local universities will be mutually beneficial.

What’s New in Laulima 11.4?

Wed, 2018-01-17 18:12
Laulima got an upgrade over the winter break! Check out what’s new here and/or watch the recording of the info webinar hosted by our Instructional Designer friends at Kapiolani CC.

Agenda January 22, 2018

Wed, 2018-01-17 15:36
Approval of minutes from December 11, 2018 DE Committee Membership DE Interview Questions Feedback Examples for questions 8, 10, 11 IOTA Award Dates and Committee DE Liaison Program Updates: DE Federal Regulations Training DE Faculty Survey (Will send out mid-Spring… Read more ›

2 New Threats Highlight Human-Factor Gaps in Cybersecurity Research

Fri, 2018-01-12 07:21
To address vulnerabilities like Meltdown and Spectre, computer scientists must consider the work of social scientists. But, argues one expert, they tend to give it short shrift.

Laulima Updated to Sakai 11.4

Wed, 2018-01-03 14:16

Below is a list of some of the changes on the Laulima system after upgrading from Sakai 10.7 to 11.4.
User Interface/Layout:
Some interface elements have changed in Sakai 11.

  1. Sakai 11 no longer uses iframes, this is the direction the web is going, though now some content will not be embeddable and will have to open in a new tab/window
    1. Because there are no iframes the blue double arrows to reset the middle portion of the page no longer exists.
  2. My Workspace tab is now called Home
  3. The More Sites tab is now Sites
  4. The Log Out link is now found after clicking your account name in the upper right
  5. There is a “bread crumb” navigation bar under the tab cluster
  6. For instructors, when a site is unpublished (not visible to students), It will be indicated by a yellow banner, along with a link to publish the site, below the “bread crumb” navigation bar
  7. The Home tool is now called Overview by default
  8. When you are an instructor in a site, changing to a simulated student view (and back) is now located on the left, above the list of tools, under “View Site As”
  9. The profile image now appears next to your name in the upper left corner of the Laulima window.

Announcements Tool

  • Instructors can reorder via drag and drop (then Update) by clicking the Reorder button

Assignments Tool

  • Grading page allows you to “Navigate between students with submissions only”
  • New feature allows instructors to select multiple students to allow resubmissions
  • Resubmission settings for individual students now apply even after the Accept Until date has past

Gradebook Classic Tool

  • Gradebook is now named Gradebook Classic
  • Issue: When there are categories being used in the Gradebook Classic tool, an error is generated in the “All Grades” view. We are working to resolve this as soon as possible.

Site Info

  • “Edit Tools” is now called “Manage Tools”
  • “Page Order” is now called “Tool Order”

Lessons Tool

  • New type of content to add available: checklist
  • New column options

Resources

  • There is no longer a separate “Add” drop down, those functions are incorporated into the Actions drop down
  • There is now a Trash function for instructors, you can visit that area to restore (or fully remove a file) a file that you move to trash. Files will be available for restore for 30 days before being deleted (files will only be stored starting from the date of the upgrade)

Repeal of Net-Neutrality Rules Disappoints Higher-Ed Associations

Thu, 2017-12-14 13:28
The Federal Communications Commission’s decision to allow internet-service providers to favor some types of online traffic over others could hurt research and instruction, college groups say.

Unapproved Minutes December 11, 2017

Mon, 2017-12-11 12:26
Meeting called to order at 0:00PM. Attendees: (Warren Kawano, Amy Amper, Dalybeth Reasoner, Daniela Dutra Elliott, Karim Khan, Michelle Igarashi, Rachael Inake, Brent Hirata, Christy Takamure) Approval of minutes from November 20, 2017 Motion maker: Second: DE Federal Requirements Training… Read more ›

Agenda December 11, 2017

Mon, 2017-12-11 12:10
Approval of minutes from Noember 20, 2017 DE Federal Requirements Training Review of progress Online option for identified instructors Faculty survey Comments from Della and Donna Schedule implementation DE Interview Questions Feedback Revision of questions

An MIT Dean Planned a University With No Classrooms. Here’s Where It Stands.

Sun, 2017-12-10 11:28
It’s got a founding team, start-up funds, a name, and now a website, with an application portal.

Unapproved Minutes – November 20, 2017

Mon, 2017-11-20 16:02
Meeting called to order at 3:05PM. Attendees: Attendees: Warren Kawano, Amy Amper, Daniela Dutra Elliott, Michelle Igarashi, Rachael Inake, Christy Takamure Approval of minutes from October 16, 2017 Motion maker: Michelle I. Second: Christy T. DE Federal Requirements Training Review… Read more ›

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