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$50 For-Credit MOOC Goes Bust — for Now -- Campus Technology

$50 For-Credit MOOC Goes Bust — for Now -- Campus Technology | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
A school-vendor partnership intended to test a new twist on the MOOC went belly-up a day after it was announced.
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LISTedTECH: New wiki site and great visualizations -

LISTedTECH: New wiki site and great visualizations - | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
Last year I wrote about a relatively new site offering very interesting data and visualizations in the ed tech world. LISTedTECH was created by Justin Menard, who is Business Intelligence Senior Analyst at University of Ottawa. First of all, the site is broader in … Continue reading →
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New educational technology and customised education

New educational technology and customised education | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it

Education technology is in the midst of an historic shift toward a less centralised, more learner-directed model. The trends relating to this are rapid and overlapping, but are driven by student preferences for customised learning.

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7,685 Colleges and Universities in the United States | LISTedTECH

7,685 Colleges and Universities in the United States | LISTedTECH | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
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A visualization using the coordinates of all 7,685 active HigherEd Institutions in the US... hours of fun I tell you

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Online Ed: Teaching Millions or Making Millions? - YouTube


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Google Developing Free LMS as Part of Apps for Education -- Campus Technology

Google Developing Free LMS as Part of Apps for Education -- Campus Technology | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
Google is now taking applications for a limited preview of a new app called Google Classroom — a tool that brings learning management functionality to the Google Apps for Education suite.
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UCF and Temple IPEDS corrections lead to new Top 20 in online enrollment - e-Literate

UCF and Temple IPEDS corrections lead to new Top 20 in online enrollment - e-Literate | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
In response to the new distance education (roughly equivalent to online education) data released by the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) and its Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), I have written a series of posts showing different ways to view the data. … Continue reading →
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Technology is the key to teaching future skills - Financial Times

Technology is the key to teaching future skills - Financial Times | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
Financial Times Technology is the key to teaching future skills Financial Times When Barack Obama, the US president, last month announced a scheme to equip 99 per cent of pupils in state-run schools with improved broadband connectivity in an effort...

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QuickWire: Participants Vote to End 2U Semester Online – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Recent Big-Data Struggles Are ‘Birthing Pains,’ Researchers Say

Recent Big-Data Struggles Are ‘Birthing Pains,’ Researchers Say | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
Harvesting information from a tool like Twitter may not be as simple as first thought, but the possibilities are still endless.
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Adding Coding to the Curriculum

Adding Coding to the Curriculum | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
Around the world, students from elementary school to the Ph.D. level are increasingly getting acquainted with the basics of computer coding.
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Coursera Hires Former Yale President as Its Chief Executive

Coursera Hires Former Yale President as Its Chief Executive | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
Richard C. Levin brings international business savvy and academic bona fides to the MOOC company.
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MOOCs University profiles : Coursera, edX, CourseSites, Futurelearn, iversity | LISTedTECH

MOOCs University profiles : Coursera, edX, CourseSites, Futurelearn, iversity | LISTedTECH | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
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Report: Global MOOC Market Continuing to Grow -- Campus Technology

Report: Global MOOC Market Continuing to Grow -- Campus Technology | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
According to a report from TechNavio, MOOCs ongoing expansion is owing in part to the rising costs of higher education and universities' turning to MOOCs for their big data tools.
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EMMA Project, a brand new multilingual MOOC Platform for Europe

EMMA Project, a brand new multilingual MOOC Platform for Europe | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it

12 leading universities, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) among them, and companies in 8 European countries announced the launch of the new EMMA project which will provide access to MOOCs in different languages.


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Unizin: Indiana University's Secret New "Learning Ecosystem" Coalition - e-Literate

Unizin: Indiana University's Secret New "Learning Ecosystem" Coalition - e-Literate | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
Indiana University has been the driving force behind the creation of a new organization to develop a “learning ecosystem”. At least ten schools are being quietly asked to contribute $1 million each over a three-year period to join the consortium.
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Conventional Online Higher Education Will Absorb MOOCs, 2 Reports Say – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

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Open-Source Software for College Administrators Reaches ‘Tipping Point’ After 10 Years

Open-Source Software for College Administrators Reaches ‘Tipping Point’ After 10 Years | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
The consortium says its products for core functions at colleges have become a viable competitor, even as it struggles to gain converts.
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Blackboard and Grupo Positivo Partner to Strengthen e-Learning in Brazil | eTraining Pedia

Blackboard and Grupo Positivo Partner to Strengthen e-Learning in Brazil | eTraining Pedia | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
Blackboard, a global leader in technology solutions for the education industry, and Positivo Informatica (IT), Universidade Positivo (University) and Editora
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Udacity Will No Longer Offer Free Certificates – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Udacity Will No Longer Offer Free Certificates – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
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Google Blocks U. of Illinois at Chicago From Emailing Its Own Students – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Google Blocks U. of Illinois at Chicago From Emailing Its Own Students – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
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Why the digital classroom needs to go ‘old school’

Why the digital classroom needs to go ‘old school’ | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
New findings show that students see classical instruction as a vital part of their university education.
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The Google Of Ed Search: Will Using Your Noodle Generate A Better College Fit?

The Google Of Ed Search: Will Using Your Noodle Generate A Better College Fit? | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
Princeton Review founder John Katzman wants New York-based Noodle to act not just as a search engine, but a guidance counselor for your college hunt.
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2U's Upcoming IPO: Filing estimates $533 million company value - e-Literate

2U's Upcoming IPO: Filing estimates $533 million company value - e-Literate | EduTech - technology | Scoop.it
One month ago 2U filed its registration for an IPO in 2014.
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