22 novembre 2015

Online Education Company Udacity Is Tech’s Latest Unicorn

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Online education startup Udacity has raised a huge new round of funding that, according to a source close to the company, values the business at around $1 billion. More...

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Coursera enrolment in Singapore soars

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The number of Singaporeans enrolling in Coursera courses has almost tripled in the last three years – from 52,000 in 2013 to 140,000 so far this year. They are among the 10 million people worldwide plugged into the online learning channel, which took off about three years ago. More...

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Coursera co-founder talks impact of online courses

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Daphne Koller, president and co-founder of Coursera, gives a talk as a part of the Academic Innovation at Michigan series at the Michigan League on Thursday. More...

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Why I’m Against the Online Lecture

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The venerable lecture has few allies today. While many in the humanities have long preferred seminar-style instruction, our friends in the sciences have begun to give the lecture a second look. More...

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Even With Flipped Classrooms, Teachers Still at Head of The Class

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Digital learning–online or classroom-based–is not a revolution in education, it’s the evolution of education. For all the talk of the flipped classroom, digital tools have not turned education on its head. More...

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Overcome 5 Obstacles of Live Online Classes

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. While there are benefits to live online learning, such environments are not ideal for all students. Here are five things to watch out for when considering live online classes. More...

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Online classes bringing U of I money during budget crisis

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The University of Illinois is making cuts as the state continues to operate without a budget. They’re also making additions that will help bring in more money. More...

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Embracing high-tech for higher learning

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. As Stanford University students watched Professor John Taylor present his “Principles of Economics 1V” study course during the 2014 summer session, they weren’t just learning the basics of global economics. They were making history. More...

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The 5 Best Resources for E-learning Through Gamification

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. You know this feeling. You came across e-learning and jumped on the bandwagon with a big promise to yourself to finish a full year of coursework. More...

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Why Aren’t More Girls Pursuing Careers in Computing and Tech Fields?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. In “What Really Keeps Women Out of Tech,” Eileen Pollack writes: Technology companies know they have a gender and diversity problem in their work force, and they are finally taking steps to try to fix it. More...

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