AJ OConnell

AJ OConnell

Ed tech content writer, journalist

A.J. writes about edtech and sales for B2B companies. A journalist with more than 15 years of experience, she still pitches and publishes regularly.

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How Well Designed Courseware Empowers Faculty in New and Surprising Ways

Instructors who have taught online understand that, like a text, a whiteboard, or a gradebook, courseware, when it is based on sound learning science, can be is a tool that helps instructors do what they do best — teach.

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How Faculty And Instructional Designers Can Work Together To ...

How Faculty And Instructional Designers Can Work To...

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How Personalized Learning Can Help Close the Attainment Gap ...

How Personalized Learning Can Help Close the Attain...

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The Role of Instructional Design in Closing the Achievement Gap ...

The Role of Instructional Design in Closing the Ach...

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How Connecting Student Services to Online Learning Can Close the ...

How Connecting Student Services to Online Learning ...

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Four Lessons on Adaptive Learning From the Frontline: How One ...

Four Lessons on Adaptive Learning From the Frontlin...

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How Does the Degree Attainment Gap Affect Pell Grant Students ...

How Does the Degree Attainment Gap Affect Pell Gran...

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Designed for Diversity: Lessons in Instructional Design at Rio Salado

Rio Salado College in Tempe, Arizona, serves more than 54,000 students from a broad spectrum of backgrounds. This interview with Michael Medlock, associate dean of instructional design and technology, explores how Rio designs online learning to serve all its students.

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Pipedrive's Big Sales Interview: Andrea Waltz | Pipedrive Blog

“Yes” may be the word that all salespeople want to hear, but Andrea Waltz knows that to a salesperson, the word “no” is just as important, maybe even more so. She is one half of the two-person team behind the best-selling sales book Go for No!, which encourages salespeople to push for a “no” rather than avoiding it.

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Campus Technology

Top Fears Shutting the Door on Open Education -- Campus ...

Fear and anxiety can keep many educators from embracing open educational resources and open pedagogy. Here, "open" proponents explain common concerns.

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Tap Your Own Experts: Engaging Faculty in Design Thinking

Many institutions interested in using design thinking start by bringing in consultants. But any institution interested in trying out design thinking may already have all the expertise it needs on campus: its own faculty.

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What Will Matter In Sales In 2017? 8 Sales Experts Weigh In | Pipedrive

Pipedrive is honored to bring together eight renowned sales leaders and to share their insights on the state of the sales industry with our customers and friends. We asked each expert what they thought was most notable in the wonderful world of sales in 2016 and what they expect to see more of in 2017.

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Campus Technology

The Blurry Definitions of Adaptive vs. Personalized Learning ...

Despite the fact that adaptive learning experts have settled the definition question, many rank-and-file educators still use the terms "personalized" and "adaptive" interchangeably.

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A Comprehensive List of Blended Learning Resources for Higher Education

A comprehensive list of resources, including blogs, books, conferences, and courses — all of which are designed for instructors seeking more information about blended learning in higher education..

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Book Riot

A Reading List for Understanding the Media in 2016

A few years ago, I was teaching a digital journalism course at a local college. Recently, I’ve been thinking about how I’d update my syllabus to account for 2016. This reading list grew out of that. It has all the information I wish I could teach my former students, were I teaching this year: history, context, racial bias in the media, ethics, an examination of why people hate the press, and essays about the media’s role in a digital and contentious world.