16 janvier 2020

Pedagogies of Online Welcome

Techno-News BlogBecause I am an online adjunct, these texts inspired me to wonder about the ways that welcome can (and should) warm virtual classrooms more broadly, and my own online teaching practices, more specifically. More...

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The Machines Are Learning, and So Are the Students

Techno-News BlogArtificial intelligence is starting to take over repetitive tasks in classrooms, like grading, and is optimizing coursework and revolutionizing the preparation for college entrance exams. More...

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How distance learning can plug the UK’s skills shortage

Techno-News BlogRemote learning is not a new concept for educators. Today, there are nearly 400,000 distance learners in Higher Education (HE), and three-quarters of university leaders say that online tuition is just as effective as lessons undertaken in a physical classroom. More...

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10 Areas To Consider In An LMS Use Policy

Techno-News BlogA great LMS use policy clearly and explicitly details the rules and regulations for using the system’s different features, what roles each user and administrator plays in the overall health of the system, who has authority over key overarching policies and decisions, etc. More...

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What 2U’s year of change says about the state of online learning

Techno-News BlogIn February, 2U announced it was partnering with an OPM called Keypath Education to support smaller and lower-tuition programs. More...

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Why Your Next Classroom Instructor Might Be a Robot

Techno-News BlogIt is no longer debatable that technology is driving the standard of the modern day learning environment. From robots to online learning solutions, education today is officially changing. More...

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How short-course training programs could change the landscape of higher ed

Techno-News BlogWhirlwind growth in the technology sector has led to heightened demand for workers with specialized skills in coding and computer science. More...

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By encouraging homegrown textbooks, HVCC saves its students a quarter mil

Techno-News BlogSpurred on by the possibility of making college even more affordable for its students, Hudson Valley Community College is now in its third year of adopting open educational resources. More...

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Twelve Million Phones, One Dataset, Zero Privacy

Techno-News BlogEvery minute of every day, everywhere on the planet, dozens of companies — largely unregulated, little scrutinized — are logging the movements of tens of millions of people with mobile phones and storing the information in gigantic data files. More...

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MOOCs on the Rise in China

Techno-News BlogChina’s government has gotten into the MOOC game, setting annual targets for how many high-quality massive open online courses should be produced each year. More...

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