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Episode 048: Dr. Keith Hampson, Managing Director of Client Innovation at Acrobatiq | Meet Education Project

Episode 048: Dr. Keith Hampson, Managing Director of Client Innovation at Acrobatiq | Meet Education Project | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
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Who uses MOOCs and how?

Who uses MOOCs and how? | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it

Given that millions of people register for MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses), it is perhaps not surprising that much has been written to date about these still-evolving education platforms.

But what do we know about who is enrolled in MOOCs? Or how these platforms are (or aren’t) supporting learning? In today’s article we take a look at some fresh studies from the field to sketch out early observations about the usage and impacts of MOOCs. http://ow.ly/zrs0H

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Universities face five key challenges

Universities face five key challenges | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
In a recent interview, outgoing University of British Columbia president Stephen Toope touched on a number of the challenges facing Canadian universities.

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Singularity 1 on 1: Jeremy Rifkin on the Zero Marginal Cost Society and the Decline of Capitalism

Singularity 1 on 1: Jeremy Rifkin on the Zero Marginal Cost Society and the Decline of Capitalism | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
A one-of-a-kind conversation with Jeremy Rifkin discussing “The Zero Marginal Cost Society” and the decline of capitalism.

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Time for business schools to unbundle their offering - FT.com

Time for business schools to unbundle their offering - FT.com | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
It is time for business schools to separate the education product they offer to executives. With business education being disrupted as never before, unbundling represents a great opportunity for bold, nimble schools to bolster their competitive

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Business Schools, too, are faced with disintermediation.

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Committing to Quality in Course Design | Acrobatiq

Committing to Quality in Course Design | Acrobatiq | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
  To recruit Dr. Jennifer West, a researcher at Rice University, Duke University had to pay for an entire team of researchers that worked with the
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Oregon and Tennessee Have a Bold Plan That Could Radically Change Higher Education

Oregon and Tennessee Have a Bold Plan That Could Radically Change Higher Education | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it

College education around the country is becoming less affordable than ever, putting it more out of reach for those who need it most. But several states are moving forward with a plan to change that.


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Coherent, Coordinated & Consistent Online Course Design | Acrobatiq

Coherent, Coordinated & Consistent Online Course Design | Acrobatiq | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
The "cut-n-paste" functionality of the Internet has made this "bricolage" approach to course design easy and, therefore, inevitable. However, the bricolage
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Analytics in Online Higher Education: Three Categories | Acrobatiq

Analytics in Online Higher Education: Three Categories | Acrobatiq | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
We propose three categories of analytics in online higher education, each concerned with student performance: Institutional Analytics Engagement Analytics
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Online Learning for Students with Disabilities

Online Learning for Students with Disabilities | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Keith Hampson PhD (Managing Director, Client Innovations @Acrobatiq's insight:

A complete guide to distance learning for students with disabilities. Learn how to work with disability services, employ assistive technology, evaluate online programs, and succeed in the virtual classroom.

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Rescind Ban on Federal Unit-Record System to Track Students, Report Says

Rescind Ban on Federal Unit-Record System to Track Students, Report Says | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
The New America Foundation asserts that momentum is building to create such a system, despite continued opposition from the national association for private colleges.
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Exploring Costs in Online Higher Education: A Starter List of Resources | Acrobatiq

Exploring Costs in Online Higher Education: A Starter List of Resources | Acrobatiq | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Over the next two months we will be preparing a set of blog posts, whitepapers and articles that address costs in online higher education. We recognize that this is not a small undertaking; the issue of costs in online education is surprisingly complex and can be approached from a number of angles. Issues pertaining to costs include:
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Gamification & Analytics in Higher Ed | Acrobatiq

Gamification & Analytics in Higher Ed | Acrobatiq | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Gamification and learning analytics are emerging developments in higher education to engage students in new ways and personalize learning experiences.
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Worth Reading 07.28.2104 | Acrobatiq

Worth Reading 07.28.2104 | Acrobatiq | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
“Worth Reading” is a hand-picked weekly collection of new and not-so-new articles, ideas, events and other items for busy professionals in higher education. Pub
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Scale, MOOCs and Commonality of Instructional Content | Acrobatiq

Scale, MOOCs and Commonality of Instructional Content | Acrobatiq | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
"Economies of scale are factors that cause the average cost of producing something to fall as the volume of its output increases." One of the common and more
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The Great Courses Require Great Production

The Great Courses Require Great Production | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
In the Great Courses, filmed classes for the armchair college student, professors learn to act a little.
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The Lecture in an Age of Mechanical Reproduction | Acrobatiq

The Lecture in an Age of Mechanical Reproduction | Acrobatiq | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
The old-school lecture has taken a thumping lately. In a digital world, the idea that we would find it logical to get students to get together in a single
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Three Pieces of the Puzzle: Instructional Content and Online Higher Education | Acrobatiq

Three Pieces of the Puzzle: Instructional Content and Online Higher Education | Acrobatiq | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
However, talk of online education's current "transformative", "revolutionary" and (worst of all) "disruptive" impact on traditional higher education ignores the
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Embedding Instructional Intelligence in Digital Curriculum | Acrobatiq

Embedding Instructional Intelligence in Digital Curriculum | Acrobatiq | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
However, educational software can be designed to offer students hundreds of opportunities for formative assessments and meaningful feedback within a single
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Principles for Developing Competency-Based Education Program

Principles for Developing Competency-Based Education Program | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it

Successful models demonstrate that competency-based education (CBE) can fit into existing campus structures, if certain principles are followed.


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Homeless professor protests conditions of adjuncts | Making Sen$e | PBS NewsHour

Homeless professor protests conditions of adjuncts | Making Sen$e | PBS NewsHour | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Mary-Faith Cerasoli is an adjunct professor of Spanish and Italian with a master's degree from one of the country's leading language schools. She's also homeless.
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Adaptive Learning Technology: What it is, Why it matters

Adaptive Learning Technology: What it is, Why it matters | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
 Rising above all of the noise of today’s “techapolooza” sweeping across higher education, adaptive learning technology stands out above all of the rest.
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The Best Available: Instructional Resources for Online Higher Education (Part 1) | Acrobatiq

The Best Available: Instructional Resources for Online Higher Education (Part 1) | Acrobatiq | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
She believed a greater percentage of the course content should come from other sources. By relying more heavily on existing course materials, the cost of course development would decline and quality would rise.
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Can University Professors Benefit from K-12 Progressive Teaching Tactics?

Can University Professors Benefit from K-12 Progressive Teaching Tactics? | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Some university teaching practices are held sacred, but perhaps college professors can learn from progressive teaching tactics of K-12 classrooms.
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A plain English guide to how natural language processing will transform computing

A plain English guide to how natural language processing will transform computing | Innovation in Digital Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Though these technologies are complex, it’s crucial that we understand them and how they work since they are powering the next wave of applications, performing tasks so complicated that traditional programming techniques can’t solve them.

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