09 janvier 2016

Universities tap into craft beer growth with online classes

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Portland State University in Oregon started an online business of craft brewing program in 2013, with the first cohort filling up in the first week with around 40 people. More...

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7 Tips To Create Effective eLearning Assessments To Measure Online Training

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Evaluating your online training program is essential; only by doing so you can measure the effectiveness of your training outcomes. eLearning assessments are a great way to establish whether the skills and the abilities of your employees have been aligned with your company’s needs and goals. More...

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Become a Web Developer in 6 Weeks with This Complete Online Course

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. One of the most popular categories on Udemy, and in online learning in general, is web development. This growing field offers loads of opportunities when it comes to landing a lucrative career or starting your own business. More...

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Online Learning Connects Pupils With The World

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Students in India are working online with 200 “grannies” across the globe as part of an education initiative aimed at helping children learn. The School in the Cloud project sees women from Britain, France and other countries volunteer an hour each day to talk to students in India via Skype. More...

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The Most Popular Online Course Teaches You to Learn

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The world’s most popular online course is a general introduction to the art of learning, taught jointly by an educator and a neuroscientist. “Learning How To Learn,” which was created by Barbara Oakley, an electrical engineer, and Terry Sejnowski, a neuroscientist, has been ranked as the leading class by enrollment in a survey of the 50 largest online courses released earlier this month by the Online Course Report website. More...

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Explore caucuses through free Iowa State University online course

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Despite what seems to be 24/7 coverage, Iowa’s first-in-the-nation precinct caucuses remain a mystery to many people — including Iowans, according to Steffen Schmidt, an Iowa State University political science professor who fields caucus questions from media outlets around the globe. More...

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Anger at ‘stolen’ online courses on Udemy

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Several experts and academics have expressed anger at finding their courses uploaded to the site and offered up for sale, without their permission. More...

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Highlights of Distance Education Enrollment Trends from IPEDS Fall 2014

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Enrollments by students Exclusively in Distance Education continued to rise in 2014. There were 2,824,334 fully online enrollments in 2014, compared to 2,659,203 in 2013, representing a 6% increase in just one year. More...

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Indonesian Online Education Platform Links Up With US Counterpart EdX

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Jakarta. IndonesiaX, a local massive open online course platform, is partnering with its US counterpart EdX to allow Indonesians more access to courses offered by some of the world’s most prestigious universities. More...

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What’s Behind Wharton’s Massive Bet on Online Learning

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Since 2012, some 2.7 million people have enrolled in Wharton’s 18 MOOC courses. More importantly, the school has awarded 54,000 verified certificates since 2012 and 32,000 verified certificates in specialization courses since April of this year. What started as something of an online experiment will bring an additional $5 million in revenue to Wharton in 2015. More...

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