02 juillet 2016

Why you can’t discuss online learning without acknowledging this

eCampus NewsBy Justin Beck. With nearly 1 in 5 Americans classified as having a disability, according to the 2010 census, and 13 percent of all public school students receiving special education services, accessibility is more important to educational institutions than ever before. More...

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University of Colorado launches online learning portal

eCampus NewsBy Sarah Kuta. The University of Colorado this week officially launched “Connect,” an online platform that links prospective students to all online course and degree offerings across CU’s four campuses. More...

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Trend: Online learning going personal

eCampus NewsBy Ronald Bethke. Personalized support and advising achieved through new advances in technology and data analytics are all recommended for helping today’s online students. More...

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Jenzabar eLearning update supports modern student demands

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. Jenzabar, Inc., a leading provider of software, strategies, and services for higher education, today announced an upgrade to its Learning Management System with Jenzabar eLearning 2.0. The new version includes the tools educators need to deliver the personalized learning experience that modern students demand, and to meet the needs of competency-based education (CBE). More...

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01 juillet 2016

New online platform to help fill empty seats in classrooms

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. A company led by Harvard University students aspires to be “the Airbnb for higher education,” tapping unused capacity – empty seats – in higher education and vocational classrooms. More...

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Talking numbers about open publishing and online learning

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Talking numbers about open publishing and online learning
Tony Bates, online learning and distance education resources, 2016/06/27

I think I've always known this, but Tony Bates, who has a foot placed firmly in each camp, has the data to support it: "open, online publishing will almost certainly reach more readers than a commercial publication or an academic journal. More...

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Coursera pilots a new course format

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Coursera pilots a new course format
Coursera Blog, 2016/06/24

Coursera is launching a new format today. You will recognize it as "what we had before MOOCs". More...

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A Handy Guide on How to Download Old Coursera Courses Before They Disappear

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. A Handy Guide on How to Download Old Coursera Courses Before They Disappear
Dan Colman, Open Culture, 2016/06/17
You wouldn't think this would be necessary, but then would wouldn't think we'd see a lot of the things we've seen in this field. More...

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Learning, Doing, and the Golden Ratio

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Learning, Doing, and the Golden Ratio
Stephen Downes, Jun 16, 2016, Workshop, Kapuskasing, Ontario

Workshop I did for staff and others. I mixed two major threads of my recent work: first, the six critical literacies, and second, six 'new trends' in online learning. More...

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What colleges have learned about distance education

University Business LogoBy Tim Goral. Online learning has significantly changed the landscape of higher education over the last decade. In a survey by the Instructional Technology Council , 94 percent of students said their online courses were equivalent or superior to traditional courses. More...

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