21 décembre 2015

Udemy faces criticism for profiting from pirated online courses

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Udemy, an online learning service, has come under criticism for selling pirated courses. The controversy began this week, when security specialist Troy Hunt discovered that one of his courses on ethical hacking was available on Udemy under another author’s name. More...

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Maine professor ensures course is taught, even after he dies

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. John Broida, a longtime University of Southern Maine psychology professor, died of pancreatic cancer last year. After the startling diagnosis last summer, Broida rushed to complete an online Psych 101 course he was developing. Two months later – just days after the course began – he died. Broida was a farsighted adopter of online teaching, broadcasting his lectures live to remote locations as early as 1988. More...

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The top 5 online courses for startup professionals

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Here are five online classes that every startup professional should take to make sure their business is going to be successful. How does the effectiveness of online learning compare with that of face-to-face instruction. More...

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When Someone Else Takes Your Online College Class

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. It has also become easily possible for a “college student’’ to have someone else take some or all of their college courses, so that they can instead play Frisbee golf or earn a paycheck at the same time. More...

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Online Education And Hybrid Learning Focus Of Rutgers Conference For Educators

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Now in its seventh year, RUOnlineCon has expanded from a statewide event to include attendees throughout the mid-Atlantic region, from New York to West Virginia. More...

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Departments debate efficacy of online, paper course evaluations

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The number of sheets of paper that the Office of Institutional Research consumed to conduct course evaluations last spring is 25,842. With only 22 percent of Lehigh faculty opting for the online evaluation form, Institutional Research is left with the lengthy and environmentally-unfriendly process of mass producing the forms and vibrant orange envelopes that land on professors’ podiums at the end of each semester. More...

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Online learning is for the disciplined

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The seismic spread of free online courses for life-long education in some countries has caused an outflow of students from institutionalised online education. However, in Slovakia online learning is still a product offered by universities. More...

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UCF offers high-tech homework tailored to students

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Tiffani Harper’s online homework seemed to have a mind of its own. It knew that she learned best by watching videos and detected what topics she struggled to grasp. More...

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One-stop shopping for Canadian online courses

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. To help colleges and universities connect with online learners, several Canadian provinces have developed portals to centralize online courses. More...

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20 décembre 2015

Students and teachers need to adapt to online classrooms

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Technology affects everything. It helps us communicate, travel, cook, clean, and shop more efficiently. In education, the emergence of online classes has introduced a plethora of opportunities to prospective students. More...

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