09 janvier 2016

Online learning conference to bring experts to Rutgers

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Some of the nation’s top experts in online education and hybrid learning will share innovations and best practices at the Rutgers Online Learning Conference (RUOnlineCon) Jan. 11-12, 2016. More...

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Springboard Raises $1.7M For Its Mentor-Based Approach To Online Learning

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Springboard, an India-U.S. company formerly known as SlideRule, has raised a $1.7 million seed round to accelerate its concept of learning through engagement with others. It has adopted individual mentors, who provide a weekly catch-up session with their students, while partnering with other MOOCs for course content, creating its own where it sees gaps in the market. More...

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The Next-Gen IT Leader

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The old saying is true: What got us here won’t get us there. Higher education is experiencing significant disruption, and those of us in the profession are watching as institutional models that have existed for centuries are coming into question and as colleges and universities look to adapt to an ever-changing landscape. More...

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Higher Education Policy: What 2015 Means for 2016

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The general higher education policy environment often impacts the interests of EDUCAUSE members. As we consider that environment in 2015 and look ahead to 2016, continued inaction on reauthorizing the Higher Education Act leaves major issues in limbo, such as accreditation reform, federal financial aid access for nontraditional providers, and the role of competency-based education. More...

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PC and Tablet Growth Predicted

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Report delivers insight into the education PC and tablet market in the US to grow at an impressive CAGR of approximately 21% to 2020. More...

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Online learning, from biochemistry to Basque

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Launched in January 2013, UC’s Innovative Learning Technologies Initiative (ILTI) has supported the development of 80 online undergraduate courses, with dozens more in development. Subjects range from psychology and pre-calculus to more esoteric topics. More...

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New Study Raises Questions of Access for HarvardX

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Researchers find a strong correlation between socioeconomic status and MOOC completion. While the average MOOC user lives in a neighborhood with a median income $11,998 above the national average, the difference is $23,181 among 13 to 17-year-olds, an age range of critical importance in determining post-secondary focus, the researchers say. More...

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7 Tips for Data Mining Your Digital Archives

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Content mining of archival materials can make for amazing discoveries. Here’s how to prepare for the coming influx of researchers who will want access to digital archives as a data source. More...

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Online Degree Hits Learning Curve

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Now, Georgia Tech and a few other schools—including Arizona State University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology—are still trying to incorporate the technology of MOOCs into their credit-bearing academic programs. More...

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Pourquoi The Conversation correspond à bien des attentes des universitaires

The ConversationBy  and . Née en 2012 de la fusion de quatre établissements, l’Université de Lorraine est une jeune institution qui a construit une politique visant à faire émerger une identité et culture largement partagées tout en s’interrogeant sur sa place dans la société en tant qu’établissement d’enseignement supérieur et de recherche. L’analyse de cette démarche éclaire à quel point l’ouverture d’une plateforme française de The Conversation arrive à point nommé pour le monde universitaire. Cette analyse est corroborée par les témoignages des premiers chercheurs lorrains à avoir signé des articles sur The Conversation. Voir l'article...

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