27 mars 2016

Top universities could give students credit for completing cheap online courses

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. In a move that could hasten the acceptance of cheap online degrees the University of Queensland and the Australian National University are considering giving academic credit for massive open online courses (MOOCs). More...

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Federal #GoOpen Campaign Gains Support from Districts, Tech Sector

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. 40 school districts and 13 states now involved in the push to use open educational resources. The United States Department of Education’s push to have schools use open educational resources (OER) is building momentum. More...

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The Art & Science of Quality Course Announcements: How to Avoid the Trap of the Info Dump

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Plan announcements in advance whenever possible. Develop an editorial calendar to manage content. If you’ve already posted an important announcement that day and you feel the urge to post again, ask yourself if the content can wait a day. More...

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Security Tops List of Trends That Will Impact the Internet of Things

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Are you ready to deal with “denial of sleep” attacks? Those are attacks using malicious code, propagated through the Internet of Things, aimed at draining the batteries of your devices by keeping them awake. More...

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Chicago becomes the first city to make computer science a core subject, required for graduation

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Today Chicago becomes the first major city in the United States to announce it will make computer science a graduation requirement for all high schools after a vote by the School Board. More...

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State of Online Education #infographic

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Infographic of the Online Report Card – Tracking Online Education in the United States. This is the 13th annual report of the state of online learning in U.S. Higher education. More...

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Online education on the rise at Iowa’s public universities

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Iowa’s public universities collectively have continued to increase distance education offerings, driving up enrollment in courses and programs available online and aligning with Board of Regents goals. More...

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Shindig Announces $50K Challenge to Study Video in Online Classes

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. A new research initiative is underway to understand how video impacts student engagement in online classes. Video-chat platform Shindig announced yesterday a “$50K Challenge,” in which it will partner with 25-50 faculty members and/or course designers at higher-ed institutions to let them test-drive the technology in their classrooms during the 2016 academic year. More...

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What Employers Think About Your Online Nursing Degree

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. After applicants receive their initial training in person, employers will accept​ subsequent degrees earned online, experts say. More...

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Boise State classrooms transition to mobile learning

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Boise State is starting a mobile learning program. More and more teachers are getting involved with classroom technology. Classes participating in this program are signed up for the use of an iPad for the duration of the semester. More...

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