06 mai 2018

Millions of U.S. adults live in education deserts, far from colleges and fast internet

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Distance and technology hinder the college aspirations of a surprising number of rural Americans. About 3 million adults live more than 25 miles from a college or university and lack the sufficient internet speeds to take online courses, the Urban Institute reported in February. More...

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Cherokee Nation, RSU offering Cherokee language classes online

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The Cherokee Nation and Rogers State University are teaming up to connect more Cherokee Nation citizens to the Cherokee language through a new, online learning platform. RSU Public TV’s continuing education and enrichment program, RSU Works, is linking students to the tribe’s online language courses taught by instructor Ed Fields. This is the first time registration for the Cherokee Nation’s free classes is available both through the tribe’s official website www.cherokee.org and through www.RSUworks.org. More...

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Re-examining the Trust We Place in EdTech

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Tneed to realize that the vetting of edtech products may be minimal to nonexistent. Teacher education programs have not emphasized the factors that should be involved in selecting instructional materials since teachers—especially newer ones—usually relied on well-established textbooks that had been through a thorough review process. More...

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Strategies for Creating a Successful Online Classroom

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Online learning presents new challenges beyond those of a traditional classroom because students must become more responsible for their learning. More...

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Middle-Class Families Increasingly Look to Community Colleges

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Community colleges have long catered to low-income students who dream of becoming the first in their families to earn a college degree. And for many, that remains their central mission. But as middle- and upper-middle-class families like the Shahverdians face college prices in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, more of them are looking for ways to spend less for their children’s quality education. More...

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