Keep the Learning Going

As more colleges and universities adopt or expand their online learning capabilities, faculty are catching up—but slowly. According to a survey conducted last year by Inside Higher Education, three-quarters of instructors who taught online think it made them better teachers—largely because teaching online gets people thinking about pedagogy in new ways. Still, a significant percentage … Continue reading Keep the Learning Going

Philadelphia Flower Show

Longwood Garden's 1957 Plant Collecting Expedition “Never before has any American had the opportunity of doing this sort of project on this scale for the Mediterranean region.”  --Frederick G. Meyer, trip leader In 1957, Frederick Meyer and his wife Jean boarded a steamer bound for France, rented a tiny Renault in Paris, and set out … Continue reading Philadelphia Flower Show

Plagiarism Checking Directly from the Discussion Board

Harmonize offers built-in access to industry-leading similarity-checkers Harmonize is a great platform for encouraging dynamic discussion online. Because it uses the social media metaphors that students prefer across the devices they’re most likely to be using, Harmonize is helping instructors create vibrant online interactions—right from the LMS.  We’re pretty thrilled to offer a discussion platform … Continue reading Plagiarism Checking Directly from the Discussion Board