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 […]

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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Student Perspectives on Remote Learning

By Kiana Pincock, Marketing Intern

Remote learning has certainly been a tremendous change for both teachers and students. Teachers, I feel for you. Many teachers were given 1-2 weeks to move all of their classes online (which is no easy feat). Students have also been impacted by these changes. However, while challenging in some respects, the […]

Teaching Lumen Introductory Spanish Online: Tips & Suggestions

By John Urang, Course Product Manager, Humanities

Lumen’s Introductory Spanish I and Spanish II courseware was designed with flexibility in mind; it can be adapted for use online and in person, for large classes and small classes, synchronously and asynchronously, and with a variety of LMS tools and […]

Spring 2020: Course Roadmap Update

By Julie Curtis, VP Strategy & Communication

Despite huge disruption and uncertainty in the world generally and in higher education specifically, Lumen Learning is continuing to move forward with new course development, updates, and improvements focused on strengthening learning using open educational resources (OER). Recent global events reinforce our commitment to providing effective and affordable course […]