27 mars 2016

My favorite MOOCs for learning to code

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. This product manager by day and coding student by night tried about a dozen massive open online courses. Find out which platform she gives top honors. More...

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Students, teachers executed a virtual learning day to develop online learning and working skills

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. As college and career skills are touted as essential for students’ success after high school, students in one New Jersey school got a lesson in one fast-growing workplace trend: learning and working from home. More...

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Transcript of Tomorrow

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. New transcripts and technologies take shape as colleges participating in the Comprehensive Student Record Project test new ways to track what students do in college. More...

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Could Slack Be the Next Online Learning Platform?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Despite these efforts, the challenge persists: how can we teach and assess subjects that are nuanced, nonlinear and deeply human on platforms that are increasingly adaptive and automated? Enter Slack. More...

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6 Ways to Stay Happy, Healthy as an Online Student

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Experts cite an optimum time of 10 hours per week per online class, and more than 10 hours for each online graduate course​ . For the typical full-time online student, that can add up to 40 to 50 hours per week of intensive seated screen time. More...

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MOOC Watch: Online courses for every purpose, listed in one place

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Class Central has a full list of free and low-cost online courses to boost your career, or to do for fun. Coursera’s massive open online course on happiness and fulfilment is trending among users. Coursera’s massive open online course on happiness and fulfilment is trending among users. More...

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Wearables See Triple-Digit Growth

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Wearables are not just for gadget enthusiasts and early adopters anymore. They’ve gone mass-market. More than 71 million wearables were shipped in the last year, according to a new report from market research firm IDC. More...

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Report: Innovating World Language Education Through Technology

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Mobile apps, online platforms and other technologies are transforming world language education programs by “creating more dynamic, interactive experiences that expose students to the nuances of languages and cultures,” according to a new report from the New Media Consortium (NMC). More...

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Report: Game-Based Learning Helps Students Develop Writing Skills

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. According to initial results from recent pilot, digital game-based learning improved student engagement and self-efficacy in writing courses at 14 colleges and universities. More...

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7 Things Higher Education Innovators Want You to Know

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. In order to close the growing achievement gap, higher education institutions need to focus on innovation, scale and diffusion, according to Bridget Burns, executive director for the University Innovation Alliance, a coalition of 11 public research universities committed to improving graduation rates and sharing best practices. More...

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