22 août 2016

Are micro-degrees the future of higher education?

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. At Udacity, tech-savvy students earn nanodegrees for a fraction of the cost of a traditional degree. We live in tiny houses, make micropayments and use mini fridges. More...

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5 Ways to Learn a New Skill Online

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The Internet is an amazing tool that can make our lives much easier and put us in contact with the entire world. At the same time, it’s also an excellent way to procrastinate with lots of memes and jokes to look at. More...

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E-Learning a Hit for Construction Industry

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The construction industry has welcomed e-learning with companies, suppliers and construction sites registered with the Considerate Constructors Scheme undertaking 3,600 courses so far. More...

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The Importance of Day-to-Day Learning

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Learning should fit into an employee’s work day and workflow – not take them out of it. The checklist of questions that learning leaders ask themselves before deciding which learning technology best fits their organization is long. More...

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Going beyond MOOCs in higher education innovation

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Stephen Downes, the designer of the first open source learning course, says education will not be revolutionized by technology that brings the current classroom environment and curriculum to digital platforms. Changes to curriculum, desired learning outcomes and professional preparation are the keys to innovation in higher education. Many campuses are changing curriculum to competency-based and adaptive learning models to encourage success, improve completion rates and boost interest among students. More...

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Institutional badging emerges as new resume booster

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Illinois State University’s badging program allows students to more creatively showcase volunteerism, technical training and skill development to potential employers and graduate schools. More...

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Online Education Report Shifts Focus From Instructors to Students

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Online educational resources, which have become commonplace in higher education institutions across the United States, could be undergoing changes to facilitate better learning for students rather than favoring instructors. More...

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4 Things to Know About Online Coding Boot Camps

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. While more on-site coding boot camps exist than online ones, the latter format has started growing in popularity, says Liz Eggleston, co-founder of Course Report, a website that provides reviews and industry research on coding boot camps. More...

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Report says innovations could significantly impact the growth of edtech through to 2020

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Augmented reality and cloud computing are two key innovations driving the nascent edtech market in the US, according to a new study. More...

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Survey Finds Millennial Parents Supportive Of DIY Approach To Education, Diverse School Options

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Millennials are now the largest living generation in the country. One of the most studied and analyzed generations, millennials are now becoming parents. More...

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