13 février 2016

Scaling Online Learning: Obstacles on the Way to the Summit

The EvoLLLutionBy Marie Cini - EvoLLLution. Unlike most industries, higher education has largely failed to take advantage of economies of scale to gain efficiencies. In the U.S., a decentralized and fragmented system of thousands of institutions mitigates against large-scale adoption of best practices. More...

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Developing a next generation online learning assessment system

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . This paper describes a large, collaborative European Commission project headed by the Open University of Catalonia, called TeSLA, (no, not to develop a European electric car, but) a state-of-the-art online assessment system that will be accepted as equal to if not better than traditional face-to-face assessment in higher education. More...

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Is networked learning experiential learning?

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . The experience of building and participating within a digitally mediated network of discovery and collaboration is an increasingly necessary foundation for all other forms of experiential learning in a digital age. Moreover, the experience of building and participating within a digitally mediated network of discovery is itself a form of experiential learning, indeed a kind of metaexperiential learning that vividly and concretely teaches the experience of networks themselves. More...

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Full #PhD scholarships in Technology Enhanced Learning #onlinelearning #telearning

Inge Ignatia de WaardBy Inge Ignatia de Waard. The Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET) Technology Enhanced Learning Priority Research Area have just released a call for Open Technology Enhanced Learning (OpenTEL) PhD scholarships. Read more...

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Free IRRODL issue: #research papers in online learning performance & behaviour

Inge Ignatia de WaardBy Inge Ignatia de Waard. IRRODL just published its latest special issue on research papers in online learning performance and behaviour. In this issue psychological, cognitive and emotional elements of online learning take up a good part of the articles. A great read as it offers holistic insights to interdisciplinary educational researchers. Read more...

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Texas Association of Community Colleges implements online proctoring

eCampus NewsThe Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC) has chosen Examity, a leader in exam integrity solutions, to conduct all proctoring for online tests. More...

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A non-profit alternative to OPMs

eCampus NewsBy . As Online Program Management (OPM) organizations become increasingly utilized by higher education institutions, Excelsior College is offering a non-profit alternative aimed at helping schools set up online programs on their own. More...

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Online learning data reveals interesting findings

eCampus NewsBy . These are some of the major findings from the 2015 Survey of Online Learning conducted by Babson Survey Research Group in partnership with the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), Pearson, WCET, StudyPortals, and Tyton Partners. The results are part of the Online Report Card, the thirteenth and final annual report tracking online education in the U.S. More...

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Syracuse iSchool, 2U partner to strengthen online offerings

eCampus NewsTwo information science graduate degrees now supported by 2U’s operating infrastructure. More...

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10 must-haves to appease online students

eCampus NewsBy . Higher ed online learning students expect a lot from their programs; but with every student’s unique expectations and desires, how can institutions not only rise above the competition, but offer the best online learning options for their students. More...

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