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Distance Learning Institute

A springboard for engaging students

The Platform for Excellence in Teaching and Learning is a concerted effort to elevate the art of teaching at UM so that it becomes as critical as faculty research.


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UM expands online class offerings

The University of Miami, along with the Division of Continuing & International Education, now offers nearly 100 online undergraduate classes from multiple UM schools and colleges.

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We Brought H5P To BbWorld 2019

Innovative, engaging, revolutionary. BbWorld 2019 brought education professionals from around the world together to explore the latest in educational technology and theory, and allowed us to introduce H5P and the University of Miami to them all.

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Discussing Best Practices in Instructional Design at the 2019 HKAECT

My time presenting to, and learning from, the minds at the 2019 Hong Kong Association for Educational Communications and Technology (HKAECT) conference on the topic of shaping the future of education, communication, and technology.

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Culturally Responsive Teaching in Online Classrooms

My recent talk at the Champions of Learning Conference centered on culturally responsive online practices. So what is culturally responsive teaching?

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Open-ended Problem Learning

Often referred to as problem-based learning, this narrative technique is a student-centred approach that either groups or individuals can perform. The focus of the instruction requires learners to solve an open-ended problem using what they already know, as well as their newly-acquired knowledge, about a new topic.

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