15 juin 2015

3 Things To Remember When Creating On-Demand E-Learning

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. While e-learning best practices apply whether the course is scheduled or self-paced and moderated or not, the new tools and technologies used today require more thought to the learning environment and the user experience. More...

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Who needs “real” school when Google teaches Android development online?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Google is partnering with Udacity to offer the first Android Developer nanodegree, senior vice president Sundar Pichai announced on stage at the Google I/O developers conference on Thursday. More...

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Is it too easy to cheat in online college courses?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Research has found that students are just as likely to cheat in online courses as they would in live courses. An Ohio State student’s entrepreneurial approach to academics cost almost two dozen fellow students some money — and academic discipline. More...

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Digital guru Larry Johnson says mobile devices will revolutionise education

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Teaching is not sufficiently valued in higher education and universities should be creating more professional pathways for academics who are talented teachers, according to US digital education expert Larry Johnson. More...

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Online Learning: Bending the Cost Curve in Higher Education?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Higher education is becoming a must to succeed in the 21st century labor market. Research has shown that not only do individuals with higher degrees – from community colleges, technical training programs, or traditional universities – make hundreds of thousands more in salary over their working lives, but also enjoy greater social mobility, longer life expectancy, and myriad other benefits. More...

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Remote-Proctoring Helps Curb Cheating in Online Classes

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The research also found that students taking online courses were more prone to have someone else give them answers during a test or quiz. To curb online cheating, some universities have partnered with companies that specialize in online-exam monitoring such as ProctorU. More...

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Student Voice in the Edtech Conversation: More Measured Than You’d Think

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The panel felt strongly about using technology to cut down on the amount of paper used. Hoping to move from packet-based resources, they want to complete assignments and submit homework assignments online. More...

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Google Partners With Udacity To Launch Android Development Nanodegree

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. At its I/O developer conference in San Francisco, Google today announced that it has partnered with Udacity to launch a six-course Android development nanodegree. The idea here is to help developers learn how to write apps for Google’s mobile operating system “the right way” up to the point where they could potentially be hired by Google itself. More...

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In five years’ time you won’t recognise the university

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Twelve new “technologies to watch” will change the face of higher education in the next five years, according to new research. More...

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Quick Hits: Moving the Needle on Predictive Analytics

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. In using data to improve student success, higher education is at a transition point, pivoting from harvesting data to learning how to use it strategically in developing interventions—and getting those findings to faculty and students so they can have an impact. More...

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