How Online Education Fuels Entrepreneurship

11/06/2013

Today, there’s not much we can’t access online. But one area has fallen short in terms of the breadth and depth of online access: high quality education. Thankfully, that may be about to change thanks to the initiatives of <
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Coursera's Online Insight: Short Classes Are Education's Future

10/10/2013

Andrew Ng is at it again. The cofounder of Coursera — a Silicon Valley startup that offers free college-level classes to millions of online visitors –  is politely challenging another bedrock assumption in higher education. This time, it’s the
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Seven keys for hybrid course redesign

09/27/2013

Oregon State University

The application of blended (hybrid) approaches to teaching and learning is growing throughout higher education. Quoting Oregon State University’s Curricular Policies and Procedures, a hybrid course “includes both regularly scheduled on-site classro
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Keeping Students Engaged in the Online Classroom

09/16/2013

As an online instructor, I can fulfill the minimum requirements of the university regarding interacting with students, or I can create a learning environment that facilitates student engagement in the classroom. Students enroll in online classes because of the need for scheduling flexibility, work
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What Are the 4 Types of Online High Schools?

08/26/2013

Not all online high schools are created equal. Private programs offer quality at a high price tag. Public online high schools educate students for free but aren’t available in all areas. Students can also earn a diploma at no cost from online charter schools. However, these programs are sometimes unreli
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How distance learning could help you get your ideal job

08/25/2013

If you’re stuck in a rut at work and not making much progress with finding a more rewarding position– a common situation for many people thanks to the recent economic climate – then you may want to consider broadening your knowledge or formalising your existing proficiency with a relevant vocational
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eLearning Guild Research: Is Your LMS Social Enough?

07/11/2013

How important are social media features to users?

How important is social learning to eLearning Guild members? It seems to be close to crossing the tipping point. The eLearning Guild’s recent research report, Evaluating and Selecting a Learning Management System, asks a few q
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Online universities: it's time for teachers to join the revolution

06/15/2013

The past few centuries have witnessed revolutions in virtually every area of our world – health, transport, communications and genomics, to name but a few. But not in education. Until now, that is, with the advent of Moocs (massive open online courses).

Moocs are transformi
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Millennials Believe The Future Of Education Will Be Virtual

06/11/2013

Our education system is broken right now because tuition keeps climbing, while unemployment stays stagnant, and there’s a major skills gap globally. According to the 2012 Manpower Talent Shortage Survey, 49 percent of U.S employers currently have difficulty filling mission-critical pos
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How My Online Learning Changed My Teaching

06/03/2013

I just completed a graduate degree with online coursework, which was a positive experience for me overall. But I do have a confession: Some of the most significant lessons I learned did not come from the course content—but from the experience of being an online student.
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