06 avril 2015

Online For-Profit in Colorado to Close

HomeJones International University, an online, for-profit institution based in Colorado, has announced plans to shut down. The university was the first online university to receive regional accreditation, which was controversial at the time, The Chronicle of Higher Education reported. Read more...

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Justice Department, edX Reach Settlement

HomeMassive open online course provider edX on Thursday announced it had reached a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice, ensuring that the platform will be made accessible to learners with disabilities. Read more...

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31 mars 2015

E-learning : Le présentiel n’est pas prêt de disparaître

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "formaguide"Par Frédérique Guénot. Parce qu’il offre l’opportunité de former ses collaborateurs de manière efficace et à moindre coût, le e-learning dispose de beaux jours devant lui. Mais l’avenir est bien davantage à des formations où la technologie saura s’associer et répondre intelligemment aux besoins des apprenants. Voir l'article...

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Yik Yak and Online Anonymity Are Good for College Students

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Yik Yak and Online Anonymity Are Good for College Students
Rey Junco, Wired, 2015/03/24

Rey Junco argues that the dangers of online harassment though anonymous messaging sites like YikYak are overstated. "Do issues of harassment happen on Yik Yak?" he asks. More...

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eCampusAlberta Quality Rubric for Online Courses

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. eCampusAlberta Quality Rubric for Online Courses
Tricia Donovan, eCampus Alberta, 2015/03/24

We're just now waiting for the final report from this group which has been looking at quality in online courses. They launched the eCampusAlberta Quality Suite 2.0 in 2014. More...

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Netflix and education

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Netflix and education
Alastair Creelman, The corridor of uncertainty, 2015/03/23

A lot of people have talked about 'the Netflix of learning'. But it's not that easy. More...

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30 mars 2015

Conference: Distance teaching and learning, Wisconsin, 2015

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . This has been the largest and longest running (30 years) distance education conference in the USA. It’s good to see Michael Moore is speaking. We worked together many years ago at the Open University in Britain and he has been a pioneer of distance education in the USA. More...

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29 mars 2015

Free eLearning solutions at the Learning Exchange platform @eLearningGuild

Inge Ignatia de WaardBy Inge Ignatia de Waard. The eLearning Guild has launched an interesting content creating and sharing program, called the Learning Exchange. The idea is simple: let your members share their expertise (fits any expert learning format). The nice thing is that we all get to know each other better, and it provides us a stage to share eLearning content that we make anyway. There have been similar platforms, but they sometimes faded over time. With the eLearning Guild having so many members, eLearning experts, I feel that this initiative might just work pure on the basis of its rich community. And it is more practical then for instance the Educause discussions, as it is about providing training, getting tips and solutions for real life eLearning challenges. The platform also provides a discussion area, called NOW@ as well. Read more...

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UK distance education programmes gaining popularity

By Mushfique Wadud. Amid growing concerns over higher education standards in Bangladesh, a significant number of students are opting for off-campus distance education programmes provided by UK universities rather than the on-campus courses of Bangladesh’s universities. More...

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Online or In-Person? One College Lets Students Switch Back and Forth

By . When you register for a course, you often have a choice: in-person or online. But at Peirce College, you don’t have to pick one or the other. All students will soon get access to both formats in the same course. More...

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