11 janvier 2015

edX and Microsoft Office Mix join to enhance online learning

eCampus NewsBy . Although most online higher education courses today are presented as mere PowerPoint lectures, Microsoft has joined forces with edX in the hopes that their Office Mix service can revolutionize online learning on the platform. More...

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Purdue partners with edX

By Stefanie Botelho. Purdue University will partner with global leader edX, the nonprofit learning destination founded by MIT and Harvard, through a two-year agreement to begin offering a lineup of selected Purdue courses to anyone anytime with an Internet connection. More...

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Rapid Insight creates predictive modeling online education series

By Stefanie Botelho. Rapid Insight Inc., the leading provider of easy to use predictive analytic and data blending software, announced the rollout of its predictive modeling educational video series. The free series was designed to walk an individual through the key elements of predictive modeling and to provide insights and strategies for successful implementation of a predictive modeling project. More...

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'No Discernible Growth' in Online Education Market?

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/all/themes/ihecustom/logo.jpgThe online education market showed "no discernible growth" between the fall of 2012 and 2013, according to a preliminary analysis of the federal government's data on students enrolled in distance education courses. The analysis, conducted by higher education consultant Phil Hill, shows that the number of students enrolled in fully online programs grew from 2.63 million to 2.65 million, a margin small enough to be considered statistical noise as many institutions changed how they reported enrollment data during that period. Read more...

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10 janvier 2015

Machinima Open Online Training Course (MOOT)

This Machinima Open Online Training course (or MOOT) prepares you to use Second Life for making machinima. This free online course is part of a 2-year EU funded project for language educators to learn how to create videos (machinima) in virtual worlds. The organizing project coordinators and partners can be found here. More...

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Innovative European e-learning projects are invited to participate in the TELL US Awards

Innovative product and services in the field of e-learning are invited to submit their application to the TELL US Awards by 31st January 2015 and win the opportunity to internationalize their projects with professional support. More...

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03 janvier 2015

6 Tips To Turn Your Presentation Into An Interactive eLearning Course

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. 6 Tips To Turn Your Presentation Into An Interactive eLearning Course
Christopher Pappas, eLearning Industry, 2015/01/01
The six tips aren't especially interesting, and the relentless overlays begging you to subscribe or like are annoying. But the first 'tip' is actually a pretty good list of what are called 'rapid e-learning tools' - basically authoring suites that allow you to create traditional e-learning. More...

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Are rich media better than single media in online learning?

http://www.tonybates.ca/wp-content/uploads/asssociates.jpgBy . In Section 8.2, ‘A short history of educational technology’, the development of different media in education was outlined, beginning with oral teaching and learning, moving on to written or textual communication, then to video, and finally computing. Each of these means of communication have usually been accompanied by an increase in the richness of the medium, in terms of how many senses and interpretative abilities are needed to process information. See more...

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10 online learning trends to watch in 2015

eCampus NewsOnline learning providers visualize how this popular form of teaching and learning will look in 2015.
2014 saw the shift from MOOCs as the major player in online learning to more specified, insular and nuanced online courses that aimed to personalize the online learning experience for students through a variety of technologies. More...

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Jeb Bush Leaves Board of Online Education Company

HomeJeb Bush has left the board of Academic Partnerships, a major player in helping colleges create and market online education, The Washington Post reported. The article said that the decision was part of a move by Bush, the former governor of Florida, to sever corporate ties as he considers seeking the Republican presidential nomination. Read more...

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