Posts filed under "Liberal Arts"

Turning the Joy of Writing into a College Degree

Do you have a passion for telling a story? Have you ever thought, “I should just write a book”? Now you can... [read more]

Dungeons and Discourse Event

Dr. Gerol Petruzella, coordinator of academic technology at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, will visit Excelsior College today to present “Dungeons and Discourse:... [read more]

Excelsior College Online Writing Lab Boosts Skills and Grades, Study Finds

Kresge-funded innovation at Excelsior College is now open to the public. College students’ writing skills significantly improved through use of Excelsior College’s... [read more]

Zombies Give Rise to Critical Thinking

By Dana Yanulavich This article first appeared in the spring 2013 issue of Live & Learn, Excelsior College’s magazine. If you think... [read more]

Watch the Trailer for an Exclusive Look at the Excelsior College Online Writing Lab (OWL)

The Excelsior College Online Writing Lab (Excelsior College OWL), is a highly-interactive, media-rich, first-of-its-kind writing lab designed to serve the needs of... [read more]

Excelsior Grad Co-Authors Book on Technology in the Classroom and Student-Centered Teaching

In 2011, Excelsior College graduate John W. Tanner earned a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies with concentrations in literature and computer... [read more]

Excelsior College Student Exudes Optimism Despite ALS

In January 2013, Excelsior Life featured Ron Miller, an Excelsior College student teaching the meaning of drive, determination and never giving up... [read more]

Excelsior College Ranked Top School for Liberal Arts Majors in Terms of Earnings

A new report released this week from PayScale, a provider of compensation data and software, lists the top schools for each college... [read more]

A Customizable Master’s Degree Opens Doors for Students Passions and Interests

A customizable master’s degree program at Excelsior College is one tailored to fit the academic and personal needs of adult students. A... [read more]

Excelsior College ESL Writing Online Workshop (ESL WOW) Wins National University Technology Network (NUTN) 2013 Distance Education Innovation Award

Excelsior College’s School of Liberal Arts today announced that its English as a Second Language Online Writing Workshop (ESL-WOW) has been honored... [read more]

Commencement Stories: Deborah Prescott Continues to Discover

Five years ago, the idea of returning to school was one that Deborah Prescott never contemplated. However, now that she has earned... [read more]

Designing Games for Real-World Impact

Dr. Joey J. Lee is an Assistant Professor of Technology and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University. Dr. Lee is set to... [read more]

Excelsior College Advisor Wins National Award for Academic Advising Excellence

  Anne Connor, a senior academic advisor for the Excelsior College School of Liberal Arts, has been named a 2013 recipient of... [read more]

Lee Sheldon on Mixed Reality Classrooms

Lee Sheldon, associate professor and co-director of the Games and Simulation Arts program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) joins Excelsior Life: Distance... [read more]

Dr. Jon Aleckson on the Practical Side of Educational Game Development

Jon Aleckson, PhD, CEO of Web Courseworks, author, and educational technologist, joins Excelsior Life: Distance EDU on Demand, to discuss the business... [read more]

Excelsior College to Host “Games and the Curriculum: Towards a New Educational Model” Gaming Symposium on May 17

On May 17, Excelsior College will host academic and educational technology experts from across the United States on campus for the private,... [read more]

Using Games to Solve Real Problems with Dr. Ben DeVane

Although passionate about the idea of education, as a child Dr. Ben DeVane never liked school, in particular classes built around memorization.... [read more]

Critical Thinking in Academics and the Professions

Critical Thinking is an essential part of a higher education. On March 26, Excelsior College concluded a three part webinar series aimed... [read more]

How do Colleges Develop Critical Thinkers?

Studies show course discussions and increased student engagement can impact a student’s learning experience, regardless of a traditional classroom or online setting.... [read more]

Finding Solutions to Complex Problems – The Story of Kate Elder, ’12

The moment Kate Elder received her Master of Arts in Liberal Studies degree this past July, it marked the culmination of an... [read more]