11 mai 2015

Canada is a Hot Spot for Creative and Imaginative Developments in Online Learning

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Canada is a Hot Spot for Creative and Imaginative Developments in Online Learning
Unattributed, Contact North, 2015/05/06
As the author says, "Canada is a hot spot for creative and imaginative developments in online learning and open educational resources (OER)." There's a list of names, far from comprehensive - I could easily double it with equally significant contributions. More...

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How do you promote e-learning?

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. How do you promote e-learning?
Grainne Conole, e4innovation.com, 2015/05/06

Grainne Conole has the task "to promote the use of technology for learning, teaching and research" in her new position at Bath. My first reaction was, people still need to be convinced? But, OK, I get that. More...

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04 mai 2015

From EDUPUNK to ds106... 10Q

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. From EDUPUNK to ds106... 10Q: Jim Groom
Steve Wheeler, Learning With Es, 2015/04/28

Steve Wheeler gets Jim Groom to open up on the questions we all wonder about: what is Bava anyways? And what's up with the reverend? " It's a mishmash of edtech, 80s pop culture, animated GIFs, retro toys, ds106 art, and all things cinema. More...

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Five studies find online courses are not working well at community colleges

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "hechingerreport logo"By . Here’s an unusual case where scholarly research is producing a clear conclusion: online instruction at community colleges isn’t working. Yet policymakers are continuing to fund programs to expand online courses at these schools, which primarily serve low-income minority students, and community college administrators are planning to offer more and more of them. More...

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01 mai 2015

Université d'Artois

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Artois University has a student population of almost 11,400 students within its 5 campuses which are : Arras, Béthune, Douai, Lens and Liévin. It is a member of the Research and Higher Education Consortium of Lille - Nord de France.
A Multisite University
Artois University is spread over several medium-sized towns of the Nord-Pas de Calais region and is composed of 8 Faculties, 2 University Institutes of Technology (IUTs), a Further Education Department and 15 Research Centres.
Since its beginnings in 1992, Artois University has established itself as a major contributor to social mobility and has fostered a welcoming and stimulating environment favorable to both study and culture.
A University on a Human Scale
The University of Artois is a modern and dynamic institution which is in perfect harmony with the educational system, offering innovative teaching and combining the acquisition of knowledge with vocational skills.
A Multidisciplinary University
The University offers a wide spectrum of courses, from two-year undergraduate degrees to doctoral studies. Courses are provided in the following fields :
Faculty of Arts, Literature, Foreign Languages
Law, Economics, Management
Human Sciences, Social Sciences
Sciences, Technology, Health Studies
The Further Education Department provides courses for people who look to the university for guidance in relation to their chosen job path.
Great Potential for Research
Artois University develops advanced research programs within its 16 approved research centres. More...

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EHESP - Ecole des hautes études en santé publique

Résultat de recherche d'images pour EHESP (School for Higher Studies in Public Health) trains the senior executives from the public health sector at national and international level. They offer Masters degree, a degree in engineering, a PhD program and a University diploma. The school of Public Health provides the students with high quality training. It allows their students to integrate at the managerial level in the health, sanitary, social and medical social sector.
The School also provides a platform for teaching and conducting research in the public health sector. It comprises of, six teaching and research departments, one health and environment research laboratory, six transversal interdisciplinary research centers. More...

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RED - Revista de Educación a Distancia

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "open education europa"Enseñanza y aprendizaje en entornos virtuales, diseño instruccional y calidad en e-learning.
Objetivos
Promover con carácter general el intercambio de información e ideas acerca de investigaciones empíricas y de experiencias sobre aprendizajes y enseñanza basados en redes y sobre educación a distancia, entre los docentes, administradores y profesionales de la educación y de la formación del área hispanohablante. More...

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29 avril 2015

Six Myths about Online Degrees

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. It has become commonplace for institutions to work with Online Program Management (OPM) firms to grow their presence on the online degree market. Administrators tasked with coordinating this growth will face a variety of challenges. One of the first is dealing with preconceptions that faculty and academic administrators bring to the endeavor. More...

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28 avril 2015

2U Learning Platform Update: Removal of Moodle, addition of accessibility options

By Phil Hill. 2U has now been a public company for over a year, and that had what is easily the most successful education IPO in recent history. Shares have almost doubled from $13.00 at IPO to $25.50 last week. At the same time, there is a swirl of news around their new partner Yale and the Physician Assistant’s program – first the announcement of program from one of the elite of elite schools, second the news that accreditation approval for the new program is not going to be as easy as hoped. More...

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New adaptive tech tool for deeper learning

eCampus NewsConnect Master is a personalized, complete course digital solution for college students and instructors. It provides an adaptive, immersive environment where students can show their work and get real-time feedback at every step of the problem-solving process, allowing for a deeper understanding of concepts beyond a single right or wrong answer, says the company. More...

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