21 décembre 2015

Coursera’s 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Your education shouldn’t stop when you leave the classroom. Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it’s easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away. More...

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Is There a Fix-it for Rural America?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Education is a key to fending off population loss and poverty in rural America, data from a USDA report show. That’s one assessment in a U.S. Department of Agriculture report that says that higher education represents a way to offset increasing poverty and population declines in rural America. More...

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Harvard Extension School To Offer ‘Accelerated’ Blended BA-MA Degree Program

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The Harvard Extension School will offer a combined bachelor’s and master’s degree program next year, a first for the school. The program’s inaugural cohort of students will begin online coursework in June and earn a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in global studies and a Master of Liberal Arts in management. More...

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KU researchers co-author extensive examination of online learning for students with disabilities

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Researchers at the Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities have issued “Equity Matters: Digital and Online Learning for Students with Disabilities.” More...

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Connected learning: How is mobile technology impacting education?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The virtue of such electronic information is the greater control students have over their curriculum, allowing them to proceed at their own pace and in their own style. The digital revolution enables real-time assessment of student performance. More...

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CourseBuffet Organizes Online Courses into a DIY Degree in Computer Science or Management

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. CourseBuffet not only highlights free courses from top universities, it groups some of them into degree paths, so you can get a college BA-equivalent education from these free online courses. More...

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Massive Open Online Classes Appeal More to the Affluent

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Free online educational courses may not be democratizing education as much as proponents believe, a new study reports. John D. Hansen, a doctoral student at Harvard University’s School of Education, and his colleagues looked at registration and completion patterns in 68 massive open online courses, or MOOCs, offered by Harvard and M.I.T. More...

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How Do You Deliver Learning?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. More than two-thirds of those surveyed said they would be more likely to participate in training if it were interactive and engaging. Incorporating multimedia tools such as videos, Q&A sessions or quizzes into training could promote engagement. More...

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Weston High faculty creates online courses for the world

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. In total, five Weston High School teachers received grant support to develop their own “on-ramp” mini-MOOCs for some of the AP courses offered at Weston – Mary Liu for biology, Natalie Griswold and John Monz for calculus, Sophie Kulas for French language and culture, and Boris Korsunsky for physics. More...

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Handprints in the Cloud: Exceeding Environmental Footprints

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The “handprint” is the positive counterpart to the footprint – the good that arises from our actions and work. The term was coined by Greg Norris of the Harvard School of Public Health who realized that we were only looking at the negative part of the equation and ignoring beneficial by-products. More...

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