26 janvier 2015

The Universitat Politècnica de València becomes Spain’s first edX partner

The Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) will be Spain’s first university launching massive open online courses (MOOCs) at edX, a platform which includes institutions such as the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) or Harvard University. More...

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Réforme de la formation : la grande opportunité pour le e-learning ?

Par L'Atelier de l'Emploi. De quelle manière la Réforme de la formation impacte-t-elle le e-learning ? Éléments de réponses avec Pierre Berthou, directeur général de FuturSkill, la marque de ManpowerGroup dédiée à la formation.
* Les réponses de cette interview sont extraites du Livre blanc Futurskill/Féfaur Réforme de la formation et e-learning : la grande opportunité, téléchargeable ici. Suite...

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Réforme : les spécialistes de l’e-formation optimistes

La formation continue à distance répond aujourd’hui à de véritables enjeux et les préoccupations économiques confortent la légitimité de ce mode d’apprentissage. Avec la réforme, le e-learning devrait donc encore progresser. Voir l'article...

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Five Issues to Consider when Starting an Online Program

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. In 2012, over 7.1 million students enrolled in higher education institutions were taking at least one online course, and this number is expected to continue to grow. Much of this growth can be attributed to students whose personal and professional lives prevent them from completing all of their course work on campus. More...

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25 janvier 2015

Standardized Online Classes Would Lead Toward Increased Efficency in Higher Education

By CCAP. Colleges and universities are offering more and more online classes to their students. Textbook companies like Pearson PLC are beginning to standardize these classes by designing online courses and selling them to different universities. More...

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21 janvier 2015

Top 10 e-Learning Statistics for 2014 You Need To Know

The rise in e-Learning's popularity isn't showing any signs of slowing. In fact, judging by the following Top 10 eLearning statistics for 2014 article and infographic, the future of the e-Learning Industry is brighter than ever.

Top 10 e-Learning Statistics for 2014 Infographic
Most importantly, the rise in e-Learning's popularity isn't showing any signs of slowing. In fact, judging by the following Top 10 eLearning statistics for 2014, the future of the e-Learning Industry is brighter than ever:

  1. In 2011, it was estimated that about $35.6 billion was spent on self-paced eLearning across the globe. Today, e-Learning is a $56.2 billion industry, and it's going to double by 2015. More...

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19 janvier 2015

Building Campus Pride Among Virtual Students

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. For years, we’ve heard that students who learn online cannot possibly develop the same affinity for the institutions they attend as their peers who study on campus. But from where I sit, nothing could be further from the truth. More...

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Is Online Learning an Institutional Fit?

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. Many leaders at institutions across the United States, and their respective boards of trustees, are looking at ways to launch online learning initiatives on their campuses to place their institutions in a more competitive arena. One institution that considered online options earlier in the year is the University of Arkansas System, which launched the University of Arkansas Online earlier in 2014. More...

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Four Evolving Trends that May Shape the Future of Distance Education

The EvoLLLutionBy  - EvoLLLution. As distance education continues to evolve and move from the fringe of higher education to the mainstream there are and will be new challenges for the field. In the past ten years we have seen a dramatic shift in how distance education is positioned within institutions. More...

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Identifying the unique educational characteristics of a medium for online learning

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . Most teachers and instructors would put the effectiveness of a medium for teaching and learning as the first criterion. If the technology is not educationally effective, why would you use it? However, if a student cannot access or use a technology, there will be no learning from that technology, no matter how it is designed. Furthermore, motivated teachers will overcome weaknesses in a particular technology, or conversely teachers inexperienced in using media will often under-exploit the potential of a technology. Design decisions are critical in influencing the effectiveness of a particular technology. See more...

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