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Appalachian State University Technology Data

Student & Faculty Data - ECAR (EDUCAUSE)

Assessment & Grading

Dubey, P. & Geanakoplos, J. (2010). Grading exams: 100, 99, 98,...or A, B, C? Games & Economic Behavior 69, 72-94

Figlio, D. & Lucas, M. (2004). Do high grading standards affect student performance? Journal of Public Economics 88, 1815-1834

Grant, A. (2016, September, 10). Why we should stop grading students on a curve. New York Times - Sunday Review.

Grant, D. (2007). Grades as informationEconomics of Education Review 26, 201-214

Slavov, S. (2013, December 26). How to fix college grade inflationUS News & World Report.

Brain, Intellect & Memory

Doolittle, P. (2013). How your working memory makes sense of the worldTed Talks. Retrieved from

Flynn, J. (2013). Why our IQ levels are higher than our grandparentsTed Talks. Retrieved from

Schreiner, M., Rothenberger, C. & Shaltz, A. (2013). Unsing brain research to drive college teaching: Innovations in universal course design. Journal on Excellence in College Teaching24(3), 29-50

Creativity & Innovation

Gilbert, E. (2012). Your elusive creative geniusTed Talks. Retrieved from

Limb, C. (2010). Your brain on improvTed Talks. Retrieved from

Robinson, K. (2006). How schools kill creativityTed Talks. Retrieved from

Employer Expectations

Hart Research Associates. (2015 & 2013) - Association of American College & Universities - Employer

NACE. (2017). Career readiness competencies: Employer survey results. National Association for Colleges & Employers

Learning & Education

Bunker, R. (2011). Learning from a barefoot movementTed Talks. Retrieved from

Duckworth, A. (2013). The key to success? GritTed Talks. Retrieved from 

Firestein, S. (2013). Pursuit of ignoranceTed Talks. Retrieved from

Havergal, C. (September, 29, 2016). Teaching students facts 'no longer critical' in internet age. World Academic Summit - Times Higher Education.

Matthews, D. (2017). VR: A new dimesion in learning? Times Higher Education. Retrieved from

Meyer, J., Land, R. & Bailli, C. (E.d.s). (2010, January 5). Threshold Concepts & Transformational Learning. Sense Publishers: Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Mitra, S. (n.d.) Hole in the Wall Education Project. Retrieved from

Mueller, P. & Oppemheimer, D. (2014). The pen is mightier than the keyboard: Advanyages of longhand over laptop note taking. Psychological Science, 1-10. doi: 10.1177/0956797614524581

Pascarella, E. & Blaich, C. (2013, March/April). Lessons from the Wabash National Study of Liberal Arts EducationChange

Robinson, K. (2013). How to escape education's death valleyTed Talks. Retrieved from

Robinson, K. (2010). Changing education paradigmsTed Talks. Retrieved from

Scott, S., McGuire, J. & Shaw, S. (2003). Universal Design for Instruction: A new paradigm for adult instruction in postsecondary education. Remedial & Special Education, 24(6), 369-379

Udell, J. (April, 24, 2017). Teaching students to marshal evidence & evaluate claims. Why IT Matters to Higher Education. EDUCAUSE review

Online/Blended Learning

Dimeo, J. (May 24, 2017). Different & the same. Inside Higher Ed

External Partnerships & Advocacy. (n.d.). Guide to teaching online coursesNational Education Association, Washington, DC

Norman, M. (June 26, 2017). Synchronous online classes: 10 tips for engaging students. Faculty Focus, Magna Publications

Rottmann, A. & Rabidoux, S. (June 14, 2017). 5 easy steps for creating an engaging online course. Inside Higher Ed


Darling, K. (April, 24, 2017). The trouble with robots (video). Why IT Matters to Higher Education. EDUCAUSE review

Elmes, J. (February, 16, 2017). Six significant challenges for technology in higher education in 2017. Times Higher Education

Fabris, C. (February, 25, 2015). As high-tech teaching catches on, students with disabilities can be left behind. Chronicle of Higher Education.

Huth, A., Heer, W. Griffiths, T., Theunissen, F., & Gallant, J. (2016) Natural speech reveals the semantic maps that tile human cerebral cortexNature 532, 453-458

Khan, S. (2011). Let's use video to reinvent educationTed Talks. Retrieved from 

Schmid, R., et al. (2014). The effects of technology use in postsecondary education: A meta-analysis of classroom applicationsComputers & Education, 72, 271-291

Smith, A. (March, 15, 2015). The digital skills divide. Inside Higher Ed.

Higher Education - General

Chronicle of Higher Education. (March 12, 2015). The trends report: 10 key shifts in higher education

Havergal, C. (September 29, 2016). Death of the university greatly exaggerated, says Michael Crow. World Academic Summit - Times Higher Education.

Kim, J. (November 30, 2016). Librarians on the teaching team: An essential partnership. Inside Higher Ed.

Lippincott, J. (February 26, 2015). The future for teaching & learning: Librarians' deepening involvement in pedagogy & curriculum. American Libraries.

Lippincott, J., Duckett, K. & Vedantham, A. (October, 2014). Libraries as enablers of pedagogical & curricular change. EDUCAUSE Review Online

Snyder, C., Logue, S., Preece, B. (n.d.). Expanding the role of the library in teaching & learning: Distance learning initiatives. Association of College & Research Libraries, Retrieved from