18 décembre 2016

Price Of Faculty Not Using LMS? $39 million for CCSF

By . This morning the San Francisco Chronicle published an article about City College of San Francisco (CCSF) having to repay the state of California $39 million due to an audit of distance education courses. More...

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UT Austin and SMOCs: What do we know about whether they work?

By . In episode 2, we took a deeper look at how SMOCs work as well as a discussion of high-level course design costs. In this concluding episode, we ask the question of whether SMOCs work, in terms of improved learning outcomes and / or learning experiences. More...

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UT Austin and SMOCs: What these synchronous courses look like and cost

By . Last month we shared a video describing how the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin is taking a different approach than some of the courseware-based or other course redesign efforts. More...

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Five Years After the Arab Spring, Report Warns of New Uprising

By Edward Fox. The 2016 Arab Human Development Report, published by the United Nations Development Program, focuses on the state of Arab youth five years after the 2011 uprisings. More...

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Refugee Youth Traumatized by War: Overwhelmed, Understudied

By Benjamin Plackett. Ongoing conflicts in Yemen, Syria, Libya, Iraq and Palestine are putting generations of the Arab world’s children and teenagers at risk of severe mental health problems and—later on in life—becoming violent adults. More...

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Shrinking Egyptian Economy Could Cramp Social Sciences

By Mai Shams El-Din. Students at the American University in Cairo, studying in Egypt’s elite university, are protesting a planned 40 percent increase in tuition fees. More...

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Young Syrians Take Their Chances in Sudan

By Rasha Faek and Tarek Abd El-Galil. It was not possible for Samer, a 28 year old Syrian from the city of Hama, to get a scholarship to any Jordanian university, because he did not have his original high school diploma. Nor could he get legal residency there, despite having lived for more than two years in Irbid, a city in the north of Jordan. So he started thinking of going to Sudan, the one Arab country that still accepts Syrians without visas or other restrictions. More...

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Young Arabs Don’t Want to Emigrate, New Study Says

By Tarek Abd El-Galil. Youth unemployment in the Arab region is high, but new research based on surveys from Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and Lebanon shows that few young people from these countries want to emigrate. More...

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Top HBCU’s partner with for Career Readiness Initiative

eCampus NewsThe Media Services department at the University of Delaware was looking for a live streaming solution to help raise the profile of the school and keep students, parents, donors and alumni connected to the school activities, sports, and special events. More...

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Live streaming service to connect University of Delaware students, parents, and alumni to campus events

eCampus NewsThe Media Services department at the University of Delaware was looking for a live streaming solution to help raise the profile of the school and keep students, parents, donors and alumni connected to the school activities, sports, and special events. More...

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