Choosing Flexible Courseware Aligned to Your Learning Objectives

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. 

A recent survey of 4,000 instructors by Tyton Partners listed the […]

Forging Fellowships of Effective Educators

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 us […]

A Round of Applause for Effective Teaching

Lumen Awards Certificates in Effective Teaching with Courseware to First Cohort of Lumen Circles Success Accelerator Fellows

Julie Curtis, VP Lumen Circles

When we launched Lumen Circles’ Success Accelerator program in August, we understood it’s a bit of a different animal. Success Accelerator is a professional development program […]

A New Model for Professional Development

David Wiley, PhD, Chief Academic Officer

As my colleagues at Lumen and I have reflected on our mission – to enable unprecedented learning for all students – we’ve come to realize that while creating highly effective, highly affordable OER courseware moves us toward that goal, it will never get us there by itself. Because faculty play […]

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

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 16, 2020) – Education innovator Lumen Learning announced plans to expand its work beyond open educational resources (OER) […]

News: Lumen Learning Acquires Faculty Guild’s Higher Education Assets

Lumen to launch Lumen Circles, a facilitated, peer-based professional development platform and services solution for higher education 

PORTLAND, Ore. (June 16, 2020) – Lumen Learning announced it has acquired the intellectual property and higher education assets of Faculty Guild, a coaching service created in 2017 by education […]

Becoming a Teaching AND Learning Company

David Wiley, PhD, Chief Academic Officer

Today is a major milestone for Lumen as we announce a professional development offering for higher education faculty called Lumen Circles. Let me share with you how we got here, what it means, and why we’re doing it now.

In Lumen’s Beginning, There Was OER 

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