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Have you ever heard students complaining about having to travel off their main campus for just one class? A large percentage of our students have a similar gripe which is why RU decided to create the Synchronous Lecture Halls. ¬†Currently there are two of these learning spaces on the New Brunswick campus, located in the […]

Two students enroll in the same program, at the same university. Student A completes all of her coursework. Student B also completes all of her coursework, but also maintains a leadership position in a student organization, works in a research lab, and completes an internship. And yet, at the end of their final semester, both […]

Recently my colleague Mary Labrada and I presented a session on Universal Design for Learning (UDL) at the RU Online Learing Conference. The goal of our presentation was to give the attendees guidance on how they could immediately incorporate UDL strategies in their courses. The easiest way to incorporate UDL best practices is at the […]

For the last 14 years, the New Media Consortium has issued an annual Horizon Report, detailing six key trends, six significant challenges, and six technologies that it predicts will soon impact colleges and universities. Over the past few years we have witnessed the vast impact that technology has had in Higher Education which is why […]

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In November, the Video Production team produced a campaign video for Giving Day for the leadership programs run by the Institute for Women's Leadership.