Archive for the IOP Grants Category

College of the Sequoias – Creating an OER Podcast

When the pandemic hit, it raised multiple questions for our institution’s faculty. One of the biggest involved community-building: how do we make sure our students can engage in the same types of conversations they did in the face-to-face classroom? How do we make sure that, even lacking

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The Chaffey College Instructional Revolution

New World of Work (NWOW) offers a great introduction for students to become aware of 21st-century competencies, digital badging, and the ability to earn badges in courses. The NWOW framework also provides recognition for achievement in skill development through digital micro-credentialing through the Concentric Sky Badgr platform.

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Preparing Students for the Workplace of Tomorrow

Higher education is often viewed as an “ivory tower” – disconnected from the rest of the world, impractical, and concerned with satisfying its own needs and the egos of those who work in the academic world. Bakersfield College is no ivory tower.  In my 22 years of

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