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Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Convergence of Gaming and LearningLocked

Higher Education Should Pivot to a Game-Based Instruction Model
From Volume 48 Number 2 | January–March 2020
It’s time for the virtual gaming principles of enjoyment, autonomy, leadership, and curiosity to be designed into the higher education classroom experience. That’s because students, with their technological nativism, will soon be demanding the enhancement in order to be workforce and life ready.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Challenging “If You Build It, They Will Come”Locked

Success of Active Learning Is About More Than the Space
From Volume 48 Number 2 | January–March 2020
Active learning spaces can be catalysts for improved teaching and learning. Yet the key to planning for and effectively implementing them on campus is faculty who are willing to change, accept, and evolve their instructional delivery.
Conference Presentations


Saving Lives Through Healthcare Simulation
Published 2020
SCUP 2020 Southern Regional Conference. The University of South Florida’s (USF) Center for Advanced Medical Learning & Simulation (CAMLS) is a world-class facility dedicated to simulation-based healthcare education, training, and developing innovative solutions that improve patient outcomes and reduce preventable medical errors.
Conference Presentations

Curriculum Redesign

Evolving Practices for Virtual and Physical Learning
Published 2020
SCUP 2020 Pacific Regional Conference. This session will explore how institutions can move away from “crisis teaching” and towards a mindfully-redesigned and thoughtfully-delivered curriculum spanning a range of models, from virtual to hybrid to in-person learning.
Webinar Recordings

Coffee Chat: Speculating Higher Education Priorities & Trends Post Pandemic

Published 2020
Recorded April 29. From Ayers Saint Gross, Jessica Leonard, Associate Principal, and Laura Hall, Associate, moderated this Coffee Chat on how will the COVID-19 pandemic might impact higher education.
Example Plans

Remote Teaching Resources for Business Continuity

Supporting Document
Published: 2020
A growing collection of links to teaching continuity resources posted on US institution websites.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Middle Skills EducationLocked

Planners Are Reimagining Ways to Meld Instruction and Industry
From Volume 47 Number 4 | July–September 2019
Many jobs of the future will require more than a high school diploma but less than a four-year degree. How should we prepare the next generation of employees?
Planning for Higher Education Journal

A Co-Curricular Community Service-Learning ProgramLocked

The Impact on Teacher Candidates and Indigenous Populations
From Volume 47 Number 3 | April–June 2019
Real-life experience through community service-learning assisted teacher candidates in developing specific skills, knowledge, and the cultural competency to meet the needs of diverse students in elementary and secondary classrooms.
Conference Presentations


What Does the Literature Say?
Published 2019
An overview of how we learn and how various forces impact the learning experience.
Planning for Higher Education Journal

Lessons Learned from Strategic Planning for Improved Teaching and Learning in Developing EconomiesLocked

From Volume 45 Number 4 | July–September 2017
U.S. institutions have much to learn from the major transformations of teaching and learning achieved by higher education institutions in developing economies faced with limited funding and inhospitable environments.
Conference Presentations

Making an IMPACT!

Advancing Student-Centered Learning at Purdue University
Published 2014
Discussion will focus on the changing expectations for librarians, especially as instructional partners, the redesigning of library learning spaces to support instructional innovation, and elements necessary for developing a faculty learning community focused on enhancing student-centered learning.
Planning for Higher Education Journal


A Multiyear, Inter-institutional Collaboration with Community Partners
From Volume 41 Number 3 | March–May 2013
Community members and partner organizations affirmed that the role of a higher education institution was indispensable in developing such an innovative approach.
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