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SoftChalk Pilot takes off at 2 Penn State campuses

Posted December 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

At Penn State New Kensington and Fayette, faculty have been working to streamline the digital education process by designing online courses that have been converted from resident courses. This new program is all thanks to a SoftChalk pilot funded through the Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence.  Five faculty members from Fayette and New Kensington are heading the pilot after submitting a proposal to Schreyer detailing the courses they wanted to convert to their online curriculum. 

Learn more about how the plan to implement their new online courses on Penn State’s Teaching & Learning with Technology blog. 

SoftChalk pilot takes off at Fayette and New Kensington campuses
By Emma Nellie Stuck 

Softchalk pilot enables faculty to create interactive e-learning content
By Jamie Oberdick 

If at first you don’t have the best solution, then try another one

Posted November 12, 2014 in Client Stories | Leave a comment

At Ohio State University, they are not afraid to try a variety of learning tools before choosing the right one for their faculty. Christine Barker, intern at the Ohio State University College of Nursing, was given the task of reviewing two similar eLearning solutions. Learn more about her decision to use SoftChalk as her content… Read More >

Chalkies Make Waves at the first ever SoftChalk User’s Conference

Posted October 09, 2014 in Guest Post | Leave a comment

On October 1-2, 2014, SoftChalk hosted its first ever user’s conference in Baltimore, Maryland, in conjunction with the 6th Annual Quality Matter’s conference. Centrally located near Baltimore Harbor, the conference drew in a diverse crowd of Chalkies, both local and from across the country. The event attracted SoftChalk user’s old and new, representing nearly 140… Read More >

SoftChalk Cloud honored with 2nd place win in the 2014 IMS Global Connected Learning App Challenge

Posted June 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Last fall, IMS Global Learning Consortium hosted its inaugural Connected Learning App Challenge. This challenge was established to recognize applications that support digital innovation using open technology standards that enable connected learning. Challenge entries were evaluated on creativity, ease of Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) integration and on their potential for enabling connected learning both online… Read More >

Storytelling for Learning: Digital Case Studies

Posted June 05, 2014 in Guest Post | Leave a comment

by Joni Tornwall When you are ill or injured and need healthcare services, what do you want the nurses who provide care for you to know?  Of course, you want them to have a lot of medical knowledge, but that’s not enough. What really matters to you is how they apply that knowledge to your… Read More >