Learning in an introductory physics MOOC: All cohorts learn equally, including an on-campus class (Study claims that online learning works, after analysis of campus-based and online versions of an @MIT physics course
A lot of people want to design learning games, aka “serious games.” However, many L&D people have gotten very enthusiastic about the gamification and game-based learning trend without actually being game players themselves.
Katrina Schwartz | May 6, 2014 | 7 Comments In 2006, Sal Khan started making YouTube videos meant to help his nieces with their math homework. Since then, Khan’s video collection has grown into a huge repository of tutorials used in and out of classrooms with a large team working behind the scenes to tailor tools and train teachers. The website now offers 5,500 …
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The amount learned is somewhat greater than in the traditional lecture-based course.
And that goes for even the least prepared, as reflected by their scores on pretests. Pritchard said improvement levels increased across the board, explaining that, even if a student with a lower initial score ends the online course with what would be equivalent to a failing grade, "that person would nevertheless have made substantial gains in understanding."
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During its earnings call this week, Google announced that it — and its partners — sold a million Chromebooks to schools in the last quarter. Overall PC sales worldwide were about 76 million in the last quarter, so a million Chromebook sales just to the education market is a pretty good number.