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.
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 […]
Lumen Awards Certificates in Effective Teaching with Courseware to First Cohort of Lumen Circles Success Accelerator Fellows
Julie Curtis, VP Lumen Circles
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
Lumen to launch Lumen Circles, a facilitated, peer-based professional development platform and services solution for higher education
Careful Attention to Learning Design Shapes New OER-based College Algebra Corequisite Course from Lumen Learning
Course materials meet students where they are, providing built-in review and remediation designed to increase student confidence and success in math
By David Wiley, Chief Academic Officer
In 2014, Lumen was selected as a winner of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Next Generation Courseware Challenge competition. This funding gave us time and space to think about what the characteristics and design of “next generation courseware” might look like. The result of this process, our Waymaker […]
This extensive, multi-institution study provides evidence that students in OER courses perform as well as or better than students in courses using commercial textbooks with regard to withdrawal rates, passing with a C or better, and course grade.