Choosing Flexible Courseware Aligned to Your Learning Objectives

Our iLumenation series explores relevant topics and challenges that faculty across higher education institutions are facing today. In this final post, we take an in-depth look at and share tips on how to identify course materials that support and improve learning. 

A recent survey of 4,000 instructors by […]

Forging Fellowships of Effective Educators

Lumen Awards Certificates in Effective Teaching Practice to Fall 2020 Lumen Circles Faculty Fellows

Last June Lumen Learning purchased the higher education assets of Faculty Guild, an organization that facilitated virtual communities of practice to help faculty hone their expertise as effective teachers.

We took this step because it moves […]

A Round of Applause for Effective Teaching

Lumen Awards Certificates in Effective Teaching with Courseware to First Cohort of Lumen Circles Success Accelerator Fellows

Julie Curtis, VP Lumen Circles

When we launched Lumen Circles’ Success Accelerator program in August, we understood it’s a bit of a different animal. Success Accelerator is a professional development program […]

Supporting Adjuncts, Supporting Students: Creating Stronger Outcomes For Learning

Adjunct faculty play an important role in higher education. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 46% of all post-secondary instructors are part-time, non-tenured faculty.* At nearly half of the total instructors, institutions increasingly must consider effective ways to support and develop their adjunct faculty. Investing in support for adjunct faculty means better learning […]

News: Lumen Learning Announces New Solution to Improve Teaching Effectiveness and Bolster Student Success in Higher Education

Lumen Circles professional development platform and services focus on timely capabilities such as online teaching; active learning; open pedagogy; evidence-based teaching; and diversity, equity, and inclusion

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 16, 2020) – Education innovator Lumen Learning announced plans to expand its work beyond open educational resources (OER) […]

News: Lumen Learning Acquires Faculty Guild’s Higher Education Assets

Lumen to launch Lumen Circles, a facilitated, peer-based professional development platform and services solution for higher education 

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 16, 2020) – Lumen Learning announced it has acquired the intellectual property and higher education assets of Faculty Guild, a coaching service created in 2017 by education […]

Teaching Online: Recommended Resources

The Lumen Team is expert in many things, including effective teaching and learning using open educational resources. Yet as institutions, faculty and students face tremendous uncertainty around the impact of COVID-19, it’s worthwhile to seek advice from experts from across the educational community to help with the challenges and transitions ahead.

In response to many of […]

CEO Message: Lumen Stands Ready to Help

By Kim Thanos, CEO

It’s painful to see the havoc COVID-19 is wreaking in communities globally. Working day in and day out in higher education, this week it is dizzying to see the pace at which the virus is disrupting life for faculty, students, and educational institutions. 

Amid all this disruption and uncertainty, […]

FACULTY WORKSHOP & TRAINING PROGRAM*

Use this play to:

Identify, develop and deliver hands-on, workshop-style training to build effective OER teaching and learning techniques.

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STUDENT PANEL*

Use this play to:

Invite a panel of students who have used OER to speak publicly about how using open educational resources makes a difference for them financially and academically.

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