Posts Tagged ‘learning assessment’

Feedback and Technology for Learning

October 24, 2016

One of the most valuable contributions anyone can make to another person’s learning is constructive feedback. Feedback on performance, when effective, is widely considered to be integral to learning. People learn faster and more deeply when they know the strengths and weaknesses of their performances and, most importantly, actions to take to improve future performances. […]

More Visible and Collective Attention to Essential Learning Outcomes by Regional Accreditors

August 8, 2016

In a statement submitted to the Senate HELP Committee in response to its call for comments, AAC&U President Carol Geary Schneider urged members of the committee as it considers possible changes to accreditation to “prioritize first and foremost the goal of ensuring that all college students participate in high-quality programs that are well-designed to advance […]

Growth Mindset…Meet Ed-Tech…You two should be very happy together!

July 21, 2016

Ever since Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck’s Mindset: The New Psychology of Success came out in 2006, terms like fixed and growth mindsets are now buzzwords in education. However, according to Dweck, parents and teachers often misuse growth mindset research, failing to instill the mentality most conducive to students’ success. Based on decades of research […]

Introducing the Future of Learning Engagement… Via LiveText

April 7, 2016

A Message from the Desk of the LiveText President I hope this message finds you well. I am pleased to be able to share the following exciting news with you! On April 7, LiveText officially launched its new learning engagement platform called Via™ at the 2016 Western Association of Schools & Colleges Academic Resource Conference. Via is […]

Event in Review: LiveText at AACTE

February 29, 2016

LiveText is proud to have been a premier sponsor at this year’s AACTE Annual Meeting in Las Vegas February 23-25. The conference theme, “Meeting the Demands of Professional Practice: Tough Questions, Tough Choices,” reflects the many challenges facing today’s Educator Preparation Providers and educators at all levels. The conference strands of Professionalism, Engagement, Programs and Practices, and Assessment stressed […]

LiveText Announcement: Company Unveils First Part of Branding Refresh

July 13, 2015

LiveText Inc. Announces Bold Branding Refresh Chicago, IL – July 10, 2015 – Starting with its newly designed corporate website, LiveText is pleased to unveil its updated branding, including a refreshed visual identity and tone to reflect the company’s 18 years as a pioneer of applied technologies and assessment innovations for higher education.  Each aspect has […]

Anything you can do…maybe, I can do better

July 1, 2015

It’s not a competition. I get it. And just to be clear, this post’s title reference to the Irving Berlin’s song from Annie Get Your Gun wasn’t intended to mean such. It actually mean’s just what it says…If I see that you are doing it, then maybe I take a second to reflect on how I […]

‘I never learned that in school!’

June 26, 2015

A phrase often repeated by the new graduate…and perhaps I may have muttered it here or there a couple of times myself…why didn’t I learn that in school? or I never learned that in school! In fact, I just heard it a few weeks ago. After her first year in her first full-time position out of […]