22 novembre 2015

Flatiron’s Enbar talks bootcamp accreditation, jobs, for-profit concerns

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The coding bootcamp’s 99% job placement rate is verified by an independent audit. Coding bootcamps and other alternative credentialing programs have boomed in popularity since arriving in the higher ed space, largely on the promise of a more cost-effective and efficient path to a career. More...

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Public Health ‘Blended’ Online Degree Draws Praise

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Launched with its first cohort in June, the blended degree program combines on-campus and online courses: two three-week residencies in Boston in June 2015 and June 2016, online classes otherwise, and a final two-week residency in May 2017 to present a capstone project before program completion. More...

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How Online Classes Can Help Your Career

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Want to get ahead in your career? Join the crowd. Fifty-two percent of Coursera students are taking online courses to improve their career, according to president and co-founder Daphne Koller. More...

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Online Courses Better Route than Public Funding To Cut College Costs

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The delivery of online classes is viewed by most people as a way that colleges and universities are keeping expenses down for their students. More...

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Udacity, Online School From Google X Founder, Crosses Milestone After Switching Direction

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Udacity now concentrates on “nanodegrees,” certificates from its online courses that are transferable to big-name tech companies. Udacity announced it has graduated 1,000 students from the program. More...

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Google, micro-learning & the future of education

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Over the last several months my co-founder Chirag and I have spent a lot of time thinking about micro-learning as we build our startup, Lrn. More...

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Students use local schools’ Wi-Fi to finish homework after class

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Last Tuesday afternoon, Walnut students Destiny Deleon, Julio Chamul and Ralph Deleon were using their Thinkpads to complete homework assignments. More...

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CMU Rolls Out Technologies to Help Students With Disabilities Take Notes

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Central Michigan University is helping its students with disabilities be more independent with some new technology. The new programs are available for students with disabilities who register for them at CMU’s Mount Pleasant campus. More...

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Non-traditional students deserve better support systems

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates have some company. Today, more than one in five working-age Americans is a college dropout. Unfortunately, most dropouts aren’t tech billionaires. More...

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Value of MOOCs more nuanced than completion rates

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Kennesaw State University in Georgia has dubbed its entry into the world of massive open online courses a success — not by the traditional standard of course completion, but based on branding, student access, and return on investment. More...

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