05 juillet 2015

The Roles that Librarians and Libraries Play in Distance Education Settings

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. This article explores the literature that focuses on the various roles librarians and libraries play in distance education settings. Learners visit libraries either in person or via networked computing technology to ask for help with their online courses. More...

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Online vs. On-Campus: An Analysis of Course Prices of U.S. Educational Institutions

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Pricing online courses is an important issue for managing online education. This research note reports a statistical analysis of price differences between online courses and on-campus courses at 103 US educational institutions based on the data available on the Internet. More...

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Students weigh benefits of online summer courses

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Although MSU is more relaxed in the summer, there are still professors teaching on campus and students doing homework and going to class. More...

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Thrun sees nanodegrees as key to ed democratization

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Udacity founder Sebastian Thrun sees his short, online “nanodegree” programs bringing higher education into the 21st century. More...

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6 Telltale Signs of Disruptive Innovation

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. In her keynote address at the CT Forum conference in April, Michelle Weise, senior research fellow at the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, offered an insightful analysis of disruptive innovation — perhaps one of the most-used and least-understood buzzwords in higher education today. More...

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Smart Poor Kids Are Less Likely to Graduate From College Than Middling Rich Kids

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. In case you needed a reminder that the deck is stacked against poor kids in this country, University of Michigan professor Susan Dynarski has offered a simple and grim illustration of that fact at the New York Times. More...

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Adult learning in the computer age: Teaching makes transformation in the online world

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. For adult learners eager to rechart their career path, or simply wanting to bolster their resumes, the learning options are virtually endless. More...

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Educators From Every UNC System University Expand Online Teaching Abilities

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. UNC system teachers from across the state are learning more about online teaching as the new education avenue continues to expand across the U.S. More...

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High School Seniors Easily Cheat in Flawed Online Education Program

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Proponents of combining online and in-person teaching say it works for students who don’t learn by sitting through lectures, but critics say seniors at Atlanta’s Crim High School Googled their way to diplomas. More...

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Daphne Koller on the Future of Online Education

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. For now, Dr. Koller is looking forward to launching the online M.B.A. program. In it, students can get a full M.B.A. for a targeted cost of around $20,000, or choose blocks of expertise, such as digital marketing or accounting, in which to earn certificates (cost: $79 each). More...

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