29 février 2016

Coursera Adds Mentors, Project-Based Courses to Online Offerings

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Coursera began offering mentors for 10 of its courses, Class Central reports. For $248, students can receive 1:1 feedback, email and forum support, and live weekly “office hours” with mentors—professionals from industries relevant to each course. More...

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MasterClass Raises $15 Million For Online Classes Taught By Celebrities

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. MasterClass, a San Francisco-based online education platform that’s luring some of the most talented professionals in their respective fields to teach, has raised $15 million in Series B funding led by New Enterprise Associates. More...

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How Online Degree Programs Factor into Higher Ed’s Future

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The Internet has disrupted every sector, and higher education is no exception. Online programs are changing the way students earn degrees at brick-and-mortar colleges and universities. More...

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Selected Topics from a Matched Study between a Face-to-face section and a Real-time Online section of a University Course

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningTwo sections of an interpersonal skills building university course were observed for the purposes of this matched study. The face-to-face (F2F) section was in a classroom on the Concordia University campus in Montreal, Canada, while the non-turn-taking real-time online section used a Web application, LBD eClassroom© designed specifically for highly interactive large size classes and meetings. More...

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Navigating Distance and Traditional Higher Education: Online faculty experiences

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningThe academic culture of higher educational institutions is characterized by specific pedagogical philosophies, assumptions about rewards and incentives, and values about how teaching is delivered. In many academic settings, however, the field of distance education has been viewed as holding marginal status. More...

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Increasing Access to Higher Education: A study of the diffusion of online teaching among 913 college faculty

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningOnline learning environments provide an unprecedented opportunity to increase student access to higher education. Accomplishing this much needed goal requires the active participation and cooperation of university faculty from a broad spectrum of institutional settings. Although online learning has seen rapid growth in recent years, it remains a relatively small percentage of the entire curriculum of higher education today. More...

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IRRODL (International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning) - Vol 6, No 2 (2005)

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningTable of Contents


Introducing IRRODL's Regional Editors: Building the pathway to a global village of open and distance Education literature
Terry Anderson, Paula Smith

Research Articles

Kola Adeyemi, Austin Osunde
Peter Shea, Alexandra Pickett, Chun Sau Li
Colla J. MacDonald, Terrie Lynn Thompson
Alice G. Yick, Pam Patrick, Amanda Costin
Mia Lobel, Michael Neubauer, Randy Sweburg
Elizabeth Murphy, Justyna Ciszewska-Carr

Book Notes

Reflections on Research, Faculty and Leadership in Distance Education
Don Olcott, Jr.
Distance Education and Technology: Issues and Practice
Erin Keough
Learner Support in Open, Distance and Online Learning Environments
Stacey Ludwig

Technical Notes

Wiki Products: a comparison
Carl Challborn
Rubrics and Exemplars in Text-conferencing
Allan Zahara
Learning Objects and Instructional Design
Brian Harvey
Optimizing Conferencing Freeware
Jon Baggaley, Jim Klaas, Norine Wark, Jim Depow


Research on Formal Virtual Learning Communities in Higher Education
Richard Schwier
Content Analysis of Online Asynchronous Discussions
Elizabeth Murphy
Learning Object Repository Network (LORNet)
France Henri
Investigating How Technology Innovation is Decided and Implemented in a Interorganizational Collaboration
Genevieve Gallant
Affect as a Presence in the Community of Inquiry Model
Prisca Campbell, Martha Cleveland-Innes
e-Learning 2.0
Stephen Downes
Games as Learning Environments: Research strategies and issues
Jim Bizzocchi

Full Issue

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IRRODL Volume 6, Number 2

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Udemy thinks it’s cracked the future of online education

University Business LogoSubmitted by Stefanie Botelho. On the advice of my new writing instructor, I’m penning this story with a focus on clarity, eliminating what he calls “fuzzy thinking.” More...

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28 février 2016

The death of “online” learning in higher ed

University Business LogoBy Craig Weidemann and Karen Pollack. Online learning has expanded dramatically over the past two decades, reaching a high of more than 5 million enrollments in 2013. While that expansion has slowed recently, it still far exceeds overall growth in higher education. More...

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Remaining Residential

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. Study suggests acceptance of online education still lags among high school students. Read more...

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