08 mars 2015

Do financial incentives work in higher education?

eCampus NewsBy Koran Addo. Depending on whom you ask, Missouri’s recent foray into rewarding colleges and universities with extra money for improved academic performance has been either a fantastic success or a bit of a sham. More...

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Legislation would increase access to online education

eCampus NewsBy Lynn Arditi. Bills seek to expand online learning access to students who might not opt for traditional on-campus education. Legislation introduced in the General Assembly aims to improve access to higher education by increasing the availability of online or “distance learning” programs in Rhode Island. More...

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How to tailor online courses to today’s tech-discerning students

eCampus NewsBy . As an educator, it’s hard to please today’s tech-savvy students with PowerPoints and lecture-on-video—but those are exactly the kinds of tools available for educators who don’t have time to learn online learning design 101. More...

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Distance Ed Myths Debunked

HomeBy Carl Straumsheim. In fall 2013, one in every eight students enrolled at colleges and universities in the U.S. studied exclusively online. One in every four students took at least one online course. Those and other findings, released this week in a three-part analysis by the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET), suggest distance education is more pervasive in higher education than previously imagined, and may help debunk some of the common myths surrounding the medium. Read more...

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03 mars 2015

Un campus eLearning à destination des salariés malentendants

http://www.focusrh.com/squelettes/images/logo_footer.jpgRépondre à la problématique de formation des personnes sourdes par l’utilisation de la technologie eLearning, est le pari de Signes et Formations, la scop créatrice du nouveau Campus Sourdoués.
Sourdoués e-learning® est un campus de formation en ligne où tous les cours sont conçus et dispensés en langue des signes françaises via des modules pédagogiques en vidéo. A ce titre, l’entreprise Signes et Formations a été lauréate de nombreux concours, notamment du Réseau Entreprendre Loire.
Lancés début 2015, les cours déjà en ligne abordent diverses thématiques comme le français et la bureautique. Les entreprises peuvent souscrire à un abonnement. Une démarche justifiée par le nombre de personnes sourdes illettrées (80%) et au chômage (50%).
Ces formations font parties du socle commun de connaissances et de compétences professionnelles éligibles au CPF.
En savoir plus Sourdoues. Suite de l'article...

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02 mars 2015

Making the Shift to Online Teaching: Two Major Changes

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. As online learning becomes more and more prevalent across the educational spectrum—both in higher education and K-12 settings—faculty members are faced with the prospect of transitioning to teaching in this setting. More...

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How to Differentiate in the Competitive Online Learning Environment

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Higher education institutions are under pressure to diversify their offerings in order to serve a wider range of students through more flexible and personalized approaches. Online learning has grown as a significant pathway for institutions to widen their scope of offerings and their student demographic, but further innovation is needed in the space to create truly rich learning opportunities for students. More...

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28 février 2015

Diseño instruccional de cursos abiertos on-line

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "open education europa"El curso "Diseño instruccional de cursos abiertos on-line" está destinado a profesores y diseñadores de estudios abiertos online Se trata de un curso abierto, personalizado, y de acceso escalable en la metodología docente y en la ayuda pedagógica. Es decir no es un MOOC al uso, tiene unos rasgos propios, los de un nuevo tipo de cursos. Para obtener más información vea el vídeo de presentación corto o el ví­deo completo de presentación. También puede obtener la información que se va produciendo sobre el curso en el blog "Cursos abiertos". More...

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Open & distance learning institutions of India

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "open education europa"An integrated information management system based DSS for problem solving and decision making in open & distance learning institutions of India
A DSS model has been developed for solving semi-structured and unstructured problems including decision making with regard to various programmes and activities operating in the ODLIs. The DSS model designed for problem solving is generally based on quantitative formulas, whereas for problems involving imprecision and uncertainty, a fuzzy theory based DSS is employed. More...

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27 février 2015

Trends in Distance Education Research: A Content Analysis of Journals 2009-2013

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Trends in Distance Education Research: A Content Analysis of Journals 2009-2013
Aras Bozkurt, et.al., The International Review of Research in Open, Distributed Learning, 2015/02/24
Some interesting nuggets in this article. It focuses entirely on research in a set of the seven most influential academic journals in the field of distance education, which would not count as my favourite data set in the world, but creates a listing based on academic journals of record. More...

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