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Shaping the Futures of Learning in the Digital Age

ShapingEDU (founded by the University Technology Office) has partnered with Mary Lou Fulton Teacher's College to produce two issues of their open access journal: 

Shaping the Future of Learning in the Digital Age, Issue # 2

"This final installment of the ShapingEDU special issue was inspired by the concept of a “sibling” body of work to compliment the first publication installment. The themes of both bodies of work overlap in their calls to action, yet each article stands solidly on their own. Educators, learning designers, and education leaders have felt the responsibility of helping to usher in the right solutions that will spur student engagement, inclusion and success. Eleven articles unpack the various intertwined journeys we must embark on together to bolster digital equity and inclusion, to recognize all forms of learning and to spur an even more harmonious connections between our institutions and the workforce of the future.(Adams Becker, Leahy, 2021).

 

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This installment includes:

Foreword: The Final Installment
Samantha Adams Becker, Sean M. Leahy

Designing Learning Experiences for the Future of Learning in the Digital Age: A Proposed Framework
Derek Thurber

Inclusive Access for All
Marcia Dority Baker, Jaci Lindburg

Inclusive Campus Environments: An Untapped resource for Fostering Learner Success
Susan Whitmer

Helping STEM Students Thrive: Adult Learning Pathways
Patrice Torcivia Prusko

The Digitization of White Women's Tears
Niki Messmore

Innovatively Preparing the Teacher Workforce: Virtual Learning Environments
Anni Reinking

Self-Mapped Learning Pathways: Theoretical Underpinnings and Practical Course Design for Individualized Learning
Matt Crosslin

A Collective Case-Study on Navigating Faculty Bilingualism, with reflections on the Research Experience
Laura Geringer

Catalyzing a Culture of Care and Innovation Through Perscriptive and Impact Analytics To Create Full-Cycle Learning
David Kil, Angela Baldasare, Mark Milliron

Thinking Backward: A Knowledge Network for the Next Century
Tom Haymes

The Castle and The Paths: A Story with Two Endings
A. Michael Berman

Shaping the Future of Learning in the Digital Age, Issue #1

"Over the coming months, we will be releasing the special issue articles in installments that capture specific calls to action for shaping the future of learning in the digital age. This first installment underscores the vitality of humanizing learning, no matter what form it takes. Making learners feel welcome, embracing inclusive practices and leading with authenticity are core to helping learners thrive. It is in this same spirit that we welcome you, special issue readers, to dream big with us." (Adams Becker, Leahy, Flintoff, & Scrag, 2020).

 

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This installment includes:

Introduction: Shaping the Futures of Learning in the Digital Age
Samantha Adams Becker, Sean M. Leahy, Kim Flintoff, M.Ed MACEL, Ben Scragg, MA, MBA

Humanizing Online Teaching to Equitize Higher Education
Michelle Pacansky-Brock, Michael Smedshammer, Kim Vincent-Layton

The STAC Model: Rethinking the Basic Functionality of Informal Learning Spaces
Tom Haymes

The Value of Imperfect Videos
Karen Costa

Using Certificates to Engage Faculty in Professional Development
Heather McCullough, Kim Buch

Spatial Computing: Creating the Future of Learning
Emory Craig, Maya Georgieva