ISKME Blogs

How can a relationship with industry impact what’s taught in the classroom? How can students emerge from community college prepared for the workforce? How can students jumpstart a career path...
Carol Hedgspeth, Ph.D.    
Recently, there have been lively discussions among administrators and instructors on community college campuses about acceleration in developmental education courses. As a former post-secondary...
This blog post is also available on Completion Matters.  In financially tough times, is innovation in education possible? A May 10-12 meeting of the Communities Learning in Partnership (CLIP)...
Lisa McLaughlin    
Originally published on the College Open Textbooks Blog: ISKME’s work in OER since 2005 has focused on identifying key opportunities for deepening the impact of OER adoption and use through research...
Rudy Rubio    
I recently started coding the BIF participant survey data using my typical method. I imported the data into excel, looked for patterns in the open responses, and developed categories based on...
Rudy Rubio    
When your search engine rankings decline how do you figure out why? Below is a set of questions that can help you to troubleshoot whether the drop in rankings was due to a change in a search engine...
Rudy Rubio    December 12, 2010
As you enter the Big Ideas Fest 2010 through the main hallway you’re greeted by nine metal boards on wooden pedestals covered in colored paper and magnets. These are the Big Idea Fest’s Share-out...
Cynthia Jimes, Ph.D.    December 01, 2010
The Open Education Models session at Wise 2010 had speakers from MIT, the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), and the Indira Gandhi National Open University. Much of the usual information was presented...
Clare Middleton-Detzner    
The traditional path for achieving success in the workforce is that as income increases with level of education attained. Students who complete high school and go on to complete a college degree will...
I’m the only ISKME-ite not attending the Big Ideas Fest, but I’m certainly there in spirit. I’m at the WISE Summit in Doha, Qatar. The WISE Summit is an annual event created by the Qatar Foundation...