21 décembre 2015

Online University Offers Poor Students a Chance

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. University of the People is a university that has no tuition costs. The university’s classes and teaching materials are all free online. Also, all of the teachers are volunteers. Federal laws in the U.S. do not prevent undocumented immigrants from going to college. More...

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Research exhibits Large Open On-line Programs used principally by wealthier individuals

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. A pair of researchers looking into whether Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are helping to bridge the disparity gap in education access in the U.S. has found that those who take the courses tend to be from wealthier neighborhoods. More...

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Facing the Facts: Four Common Objections to Digital Textbooks

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Making the jump to more affordable, online courseware is the logical next step to cut costs, and many learning platforms and digital content providers are stepping up to help. More...

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Lifelong Personal Teachers The Next Step in Educations Evolution

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The progression from lifelong digital companions to lifelong personal teachers is only another series of algorithms away. The technology underlying those algorithms already is being developed. More...

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MAPPING STUDENT DEBT: how borrowing for college affects the nation

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. More than 42 million Americans owe a total of $1.1 trillion in student debt, making it the second-largest liability on the national balance sheet. More...

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Google Chromebook Now Owns Over 50 Percent Of Educational Tech Market Share In US

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. In a short span of three years, Google’s Chromebooks have leapfrogged its way from accounting for less than a percent to over 50 percent of the educational market share in the U.S., thwarting rivals Apple and Microsoft in the process. More...

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Massive Open Online Course Market: Global Forecast to 2020

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) market is estimated to grow from USD 1.83 Billion in 2015 to USD 8.50 Billion by 2020 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 36.0%. The report on the MOOC market considered 2014 as the base year and the forecast period from 2015 to 2020. More...

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Study calls for clearer rules for adjuncts teaching online classes

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. About 75 percent of faculty are part-time or adjuncts nationwide. Adjunct faculty members instructing online courses often don’t receive enough training, according to a recent study. More...

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Blended Learning Is Making Teachers More Productive in the Classroom. Here’s How.

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. While the success of blended learning programs is debatable, incorporating technology more actively into any subject helps students learn basic tech skills they will need later in life. More...

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EdX Stays Committed to Universities, Offering Credits for MOOCs

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The next wave of experimentation for edX involves creating those for-credit pathway programs. EdX announced three in the last six months, including two just in the last four weeks: Global Freshman Academy: A complete freshman year offered on edX by Arizona State University which had a soft launch this year. More...

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