20 décembre 2015

Online classes appeal more to the affluent

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Free online educational courses may not be democratizing education as much as proponents believe, a new study reports. More...

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Here’s how Maine students will have access to courses at 500 colleges

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. Maine college students will soon have seamless access to hundreds of higher education courses in 35 states thanks to a new program to which the state has just been accepted. More...

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Free course teaches the basics of how to get the most out of college

University Business LogoBy Stefanie Botelho. The course, “U101: Understanding College and College Life,” is free through the online learning platform Coursera, which has a worldwide reach. It describes how colleges and universities operate, describes what faculty are looking for in college-level academic work, lists effective study strategies and suggests ways to select a major, among other topics. More...

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Online learning can work if universities just rethink the design of their courses

The ConversationBy . Early attempts by universities to put their courses online haven’t been hugely successful so far in terms of generating strong grades and engagement. More...

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19 décembre 2015

Bringing Online Practices to Traditional Institutions: Setting the Stage for Success

The EvoLLLutionBy Peter Smith - EvoLLLution. Earlier this year, I attended a WCET Summit meeting in Santa Fe on the subject of adaptive learning. It was a superb meeting with regard to the topic, as we explored the interactions between evidence-based assessment, adaptive learning, and personalization, among other things. More...

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Personalization Key to the Online Business Student Experience

The EvoLLLutionBy Mike Burton - EvoLLLution. With increasing numbers of students looking to climb the corporate ladder and earn leadership positions, demand for high-quality, graduate-level business education has skyrocketed. More...

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Student Experience Central to Differentiating in the Online Marketplace

The EvoLLLutionBy Daniel Wright - EvoLLLution. According to the National Center of Education Statistics, the number of online students has grown to 5.4 million (or one in four students), and most college and university presidents report that their institutions are offering online programs to meet that demand. More...

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What it Takes: Making Online Education Work in Community Colleges

The EvoLLLutionBy John Makevich - EvoLLLution. Every few years, a new wave of media attention gets focused on online education in community colleges. Surprise! Students taking online courses have lower “success rates” than those taking traditional, face-to-face courses. More...

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Institutions Must Invest in the Tools and Skills that Deliver the Online Experience Students Expect

The EvoLLLutionBy Elizabeth M. Salisbury - EvoLLLution. More and more colleges and universities are expanding their footprints by offering online programs. However, success in the online space is not as simple as putting a course on the Internet and hoping for the best. More...

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On-Site Experience and Regular Engagement Key to Success

The EvoLLLutionBy David Closs - EvoLLLution. Increasing numbers of working professionals are finding ways back to higher education and they are taking advantage of the innovations that have shaped the marketplace. No longer constrained to programs offered in their local areas, non-traditional students are weighing programs offered by universities across the country, trying to find the opportunity that best matches their needs and expectations. More...

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