05 août 2016

Web-Based Learning in Rural Areas Gets Federal Financial Lift

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. A United States Department of Agriculture grant program will fund 45 projects intended to connect rural communities in 32 states with educational experts via videoconferencing. More...

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Study: Increased student engagement reduces likelihood of cheating

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. A faculty research study from the University of California Riverside reveals trends between student engagement and cheating in online learning. More...

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Develop Self-Motivation Skills Before Starting Online Courses

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. For the most part, students in online degree and certificate programs are learning on their own. More...

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Easy for online students to get off-track without parent supervision

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Online classes in Georgia originally were designed to accommodate ambitious students in rural areas who lacked options for AP or accelerated classes. More...

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Flaws in wireless keyboards let hackers snoop on everything you type

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Your wireless keyboard is giving up your secrets — literally. With an antenna and wireless dongle worth a few bucks, and a few lines of Python code, a hacker can passively and covertly record everything you type on your wireless keyboard from hundreds of feet away. More...

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California community colleges get $5M to boost OER access

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. California Gov. Jerry Brown recently gave $5 million to the state’s community colleges to expand open-source textbook development for the system’s 2.1 million students. More...

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Student bandwidth demands create cost, access concern for campuses

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Colleges nationwide seek ways to monitor, pay for campus bandwidth as demand increases among students for streaming services. More...

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3 Ways to Use MOOCs to Advance Your Career

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. I’ve found there are at least three good ways to learn from MOOCs, depending on your goals and the time you plan to spend. In some cases, it makes sense to go for a certificate, which means completing all the coursework and usually costs money. More...

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Why Online Certifications Are Key To Professional Success

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Simply put, online certifications deliver incredible returns for the investment, both in terms of time and resources. More...

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UGA’s online courses lift summer enrollment to new record

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Enrollment in University of Georgia’s slate of online summer school courses has more than doubled in two years, helping push the university’s summer school enrollment to a new record this year. More...

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