05 août 2016

Delft University attracts one million students for its online courses Education

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Delft University of Technology has signed up its one millionth student for its online lectures or Massive Open Online Course programme. The university launched its first courses, on solar energy and water treatment, in September 2013. It now offers 36 different MOOCs, ranging from ‘leadership for engineers’ to aerospace. More...

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Online courses give students, teachers flexibility

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. More than 900 students from Indian Prairie District 204, Naperville District 203 and Wheaton Warrenville District 200 are participating in the first session of an online learning consortium known as eLo, or Expanding Learning Opportunities. More...

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Half of Online Students Would Not Opt for Live Courses

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. New research into the demographics of online college students found 50 percent of them would probably not choose to attend classes on a physical campus. More...

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New Research Debunks Online College Student Myths

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The report found that online college education has expanded access to students who previously might not have attended; this was primarily due to issues around time and finances. More...

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Facebook Commits $15 Million to Code.org to Diversify Computer Science Education

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Facebook is pledging $15 million over the next five years to Code.org to enable the nonprofit to expand access to computer science education, in an effort to improve diversity in the technology industry. More...

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15 Things You Should Know Before Learning to Code Online

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. There are some questions you need to ask yourself before you decide if learning to code online is right for you (it probably is! But I might be biased…), and more importantly, what kind of online class is going to be the most likely to lead to success. More...

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Finish your degree online

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. In South Carolina there are now more options for completing an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. Our regional colleges and universities have expanded evening, weekend and online offerings for students who do not fit the definition of the “traditional” 18-year-old high school graduate. More...

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Classblox Takes on Khan Academy, Kaplan With Live Online Classes

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Shaily Baranwal’s startup, Elevate K12, focused on providing digital instruction and online resources to the millions of at-risk students across the US. More...

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5 Free Cyber Security Courses That Will Keep You Safe Online

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Does ever the thought of your personal details lying unsafe online cross your mind? Have you ever thought of how to keep your personal data secure online? At some point of time, these questions do cross everyone’s mind at one point or the other. More...

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5 Tips to Interact Successfully With Professors, Students in Online Courses

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Don’t hit the “submit” button when angry, or you may regret it. Did you ever send an email or submit a discussion forum post that you wish you could take back? Most people have. More...

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