09 janvier 2016

Penn’s Online Learning Initiative Launches New Robotics Specialization

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Beginning in January, the University of Pennsylvania will roll out a new robotics specialization, an online five-course sequence, via the University’s Online Learning Initiative on the Coursera platform. More...

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Chinese classes go online following pollution red alert

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. As part of the smog red-alert in Beijing, and now Tianjin, online platforms have been helping to keep thousands of students in Beijing learning. More...

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E-learning helped some students in India during flood

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Access to the Internet and web-based learning ensured that students in some private schools did not miss schoolwork even during the extended holiday due to the recent rain and the ensuing flood. More...

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Tutoring to grow, go online at UA

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Expanded tutoring and other academic support are in the works for UA’s Center for Learning and Student Success, said Charlotte Lee, the center’s director. More...

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Springboard Raises $1.7M For Its Mentor-Based Approach To Online Learning

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Springboard, an India-U.S. company formerly known as SlideRule, has raised a $1.7 million seed round to accelerate its concept of learning through engagement with others. It has adopted individual mentors, who provide a weekly catch-up session with their students, while partnering with other MOOCs for course content, creating its own where it sees gaps in the market. More...

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Online learning, from biochemistry to Basque

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Launched in January 2013, UC’s Innovative Learning Technologies Initiative (ILTI) has supported the development of 80 online undergraduate courses, with dozens more in development. Subjects range from psychology and pre-calculus to more esoteric topics. More...

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Online Degree Hits Learning Curve

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Now, Georgia Tech and a few other schools—including Arizona State University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology—are still trying to incorporate the technology of MOOCs into their credit-bearing academic programs. More...

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A Happy Online Learning New Year for 2016

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . I wish all the readers of this blog a wonderful New Year. May your online courses be innovative, fun and highly effective in developing the knowledge and skills that will be needed in a digital age. More...

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That was the year, that was: main trends in 2015

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . Well, here we are at the end of another year. Doesn’t time fly! So here is my look back on 2015. I’ll do this in three separate posts. This one focuses on what I saw as the main trends in online learning in 2015. More...

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08 janvier 2016

5 important revelations from first year online learners

eCampus NewsBy . New research delves into the personal experiences of first year online learners in an effort to understand low retention rates. More...

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