06 août 2015

UF Online and Enrollment Warning Signs

By Phil Hill. The University of Florida Online (UF Online) program is one of the highest profile online initiatives to be started over the past few years (alongside other public institution programs such as California’s Online Education Initiative, OpenSUNY, Cal State Online, and Georgia Tech / Udacity). Read more...

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05 août 2015

Arkansas colleges look to boost online programs

eCampus NewsFrom the Associated Press. Arkansas education officials say there’s a push among colleges around the state to boost online offerings as a way to help improve graduation rates. More...

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MIT, iGrad partner for financial literacy initiative

eCampus NewsiGrad and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have announced plans to add iGrad’s financial literacy platform to MIT’s counseling resources for students. More...

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Millions to advance personalized learning in higher education

eCampus NewsAcrobatiq secures $9.75 million in Series A funding; supported by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. More...

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Reinventing the college bookstore in the online era

eCampus NewsBy . They still sell t-shirts for proud parents and coffee mugs with catchy slogans, but college bookstores are also going through a renaissance of sorts, using technology-supported measures to become an integral cornerstone of campus life. More...

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Big names partner to provide better e-Textbook service

eCampus NewsStraighterLine, a provider of low-cost online general education courses, has announced its digital textbook partnership with Vital Source, which offers the e-Textbook delivery platform for education, the VitalSource Bookshelf. More...

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Pricing online vs. on-campus courses

eCampus NewsBy . All institutions offer online courses at a lower price than on-campus courses, but the size and scope of the institution often affects how low the prices will go. More...

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11 recommendations for the next steps in online learning

eCampus NewsBy . After researching dozens of online learning quality guidelines around the world, a team of international researchers have outlined recommendations to improve those models and propel online and open education into the future. More...

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04 août 2015

What works offline doesn’t work online: edtech stakeholders

By Beckie Smith. Online learning requires new pedagogy and social strategies in order to attract and engage students, according to edtech leaders. Big data and increasing investments in the sector will drive innovation in digital learning, they asserted. More...

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The new frontier for Advanced Placement: Online AP lessons, for free

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. On Wednesday, a new sequence of lessons for high school Advanced Placement courses in calculus, physics and macroeconomics went live on a free Web site founded by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. More...

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