ISKME Blogs

Carol Hedgspeth, Ph.D.    
Overheard at 2011 STEMTECH 2011: “Technology doesn’t have to be scary - just innovative enough to make a change in how learners learn.” At the League for Innovation’s 2011 STEMTech Conference in...
Applications Now Being Accepted for ISKME's OER Fellowship Program As we begin our third year of the OER Fellowship Program, I reflect on all of the inspiring collaborations that have taken place...
Carol Hedgspeth, Ph.D.    
The Institute for Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME) recently conducted a survey to look see how Developmental Education Initiative (DEI) projects want to share and collaborate. Specifically,...
Letha Goger, MA, MLIS    August 23, 2011
Seven Tips for Using OER in Your Classroom Open Education Resources (OER), like those in OER Commons, are part of a worldwide movement that is making educational content openly available to all. OER...
How can a relationship with industry impact what’s taught in the classroom? How can students emerge from community college prepared for the workforce? How can students jumpstart a career path...
Carol Hedgspeth, Ph.D.    
Recently, there have been lively discussions among administrators and instructors on community college campuses about acceleration in developmental education courses. As a former post-secondary...
This blog post is also available on Completion Matters.  In financially tough times, is innovation in education possible? A May 10-12 meeting of the Communities Learning in Partnership (CLIP)...
Lisa McLaughlin    
Originally published on the College Open Textbooks Blog: ISKME’s work in OER since 2005 has focused on identifying key opportunities for deepening the impact of OER adoption and use through research...
Rudy Rubio    
I recently started coding the BIF participant survey data using my typical method. I imported the data into excel, looked for patterns in the open responses, and developed categories based on...
Rudy Rubio    
When your search engine rankings decline how do you figure out why? Below is a set of questions that can help you to troubleshoot whether the drop in rankings was due to a change in a search engine...