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GCUF Layyah campus to launch distance learning programmes - The News International

GCUF Layyah campus to launch distance learning programmes - The News International | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
GCUF Layyah campus to launch distance learning programmes The News International The vice chancellor said various distance learning programmes on GCUF main campus (Faisalabad campus) were also already functioning.
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10 digital ways to reach Millennial students - eCampus News

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The best way to reach Millennial students and see an immediate impact is to stop making these big digital marketing mistakes.
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Competency Based Learning

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Competency Based Learning (“CBL”) has been talked about in education and higher education as an efficient, effective way of learning for many years now.  CBL is efficient by letting student move on when they can prove a desired competency; learning evaluations are less dependent on how much time is spent in a classroom and the…
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Effective e-learning? Multi-tasking, distractions and boundary management by graduate students in an online environment | Distance-Educator.com

Effective e-learning? Multi-tasking, distractions and boundary management by graduate students in an online environment | Distance-Educator.com | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
This paper reports the findings of a small-scale study that documented the use of information technology for learning by a small group of postgraduate students. Our findings support current knowledge about characteristics displayed by effective e-learners, but also highlight a less researched but potentially important issue in developing e-learning expertise: the ability of students to […]
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Groundbreaking school blends high school and college together - eCampus News

Groundbreaking school blends high school and college together - eCampus News | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
The 4-year college experience isn’t for every student—and maybe PPEC's zero student debt, blended pathway can help.
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5 Ways to Combat Loneliness and Isolation in Online Learning | Distance-Educator.com

5 Ways to Combat Loneliness and Isolation in Online Learning | Distance-Educator.com | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
Online learning is extremely convenient. It allows me and my students to work from home in pretty much any location in the country; it gives students the opportunity to work with educators who live in other areas and allows adult students to maintain full-time employment while studying. However, many students are feeling the social isolation […]
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3 tech hacks that help universities cut costs (not students) - eCampus News

3 tech hacks that help universities cut costs (not students) - eCampus News | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
Technology is helping higher education maintain (or even increase) the services they provide without raising tuition and other costs
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What does it really take to build a flourishing online learning program? - eCampus News

What does it really take to build a flourishing online learning program? - eCampus News | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
A new survey tracks institutions' progress toward creating and increasing a solid online learning program and other offerings for students.
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‘Huge Deal for a Small School’: Online degree programs are the greatest source of revenue | Distance-Educator.com

‘Huge Deal for a Small School’: Online degree programs are the greatest source of revenue | Distance-Educator.com | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
At Simmons College, two online degree programs launched less than five years ago are about to become the greatest source of tuition revenue on the campus. Inside Higher Education
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The Effectiveness of Teaching-Learning Process in Online Education as Perceived by University Faculty and Instructional Technology Professionals | Distance-Educator.com

The Effectiveness of Teaching-Learning Process in Online Education as Perceived by University Faculty and Instructional Technology Professionals | Distance-Educator.com | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
The major objective of the study reported here is to identify and rank in terms of relative importance selected principles and their means for achieving an effective online education. Research steps employed include (1) conducting a review of relevant literature reporting success as well as challenges online course delivery has been experiencing in the higher […]
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Understanding the growing appetite for "further studies"

Understanding the growing appetite for "further studies" | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
WITH a first class degree and a high end well paying job, you would expect him to be content.
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Tele-proximity: Tele-community of Inquiry Model. Facial Cues for Social, Cognitive, and Teacher Presence in Distance Education | Distance-Educator.com

Tele-proximity: Tele-community of Inquiry Model. Facial Cues for Social, Cognitive, and Teacher Presence in Distance Education | Distance-Educator.com | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
Distance education is expanding in all continents, and the use of video has dominated internet. Synchronous Video Communication (SVC) has not been an option thoroughly investigated and practitioners, who use and design synchronous learning scenarios, are in urgent need of guidance. Distant learners face many barriers, and as a result, they drop out more frequently […]
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Distance Learning Bridges the Digital Divide in Higher Education | Distance-Educator.com

Distance Learning Bridges the Digital Divide in Higher Education | Distance-Educator.com | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
Digital equity has long been a hot topic for K–12 schools. But small, rural colleges and universities have also had to tackle the issue to ensure their students enjoy the same resources and opportunities as students in urban locations and large institutions. EdTech Focus on Higher Education
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Why Educational Organizations Are Embracing New Learning Models? - FuturDialog

Why Educational Organizations Are Embracing New Learning Models? - FuturDialog | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
  There is one question you have to ask yourself. What drives an economy? Besides technology and innovation, it is the people. People driv
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Training Teachers for Competency-Based Learning Classrooms – Real Higher Ed

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Training Teachers for Competency-Based Learning Classrooms https://t.co/xOXoN9Q0vX
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Community colleges begin linking digital badges, ePortfolios and recruiting matches - eCampus News

Community colleges begin linking digital badges, ePortfolios and recruiting matches - eCampus News | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
Portfolium and Credly team up to integrate digital badges into ePortfolios to provide further evidence of learning and skillsets to potential employers.
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How to address faculty's 3 biggest online learning concerns - eCampus News

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As online learning becomes more commonplace, institutions can take action to address some of their faculty's biggest concerns.
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Learning Analytics Research for LMS Course Design: Two Studies | Distance-Educator.com

Learning Analytics Research for LMS Course Design: Two Studies | Distance-Educator.com | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
Findings from two research studies at scale reveal the implications of learning analytics research for designing courses in learning management systems. Data-driven interventions shine light on our institutional conceptions of learning, who our students are, and our responsibility — or perhaps our willingness — to support students. By focusing the lens of analytics on course design, we may be able to define success in […]
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What does it really take to build a flourishing online learning program? - eCampus News

What does it really take to build a flourishing online learning program? - eCampus News | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
A new survey tracks institutions' progress toward creating and increasing a solid online learning program and other offerings for students.
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Anthem Announces a New Partnership with Western Governors University to Provide Eligible Employees Tuition Discounts and Scholarships Toward Earning a Graduate Degree

Anthem Announces a New Partnership with Western Governors University to Provide Eligible Employees Tuition Discounts and Scholarships Toward Earning a Graduate Degree | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
Anthem Inc. announced a new national partnership with Western Governors University (WGU) to offer eligible Anthem associates across the country a virt
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10 Tips on Embedding Industry and Professional Certifications in Education Programs

10 Tips on Embedding Industry and Professional Certifications in Education Programs | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
More and more of today’s students stand to benefit from a promising new trend: certification-embedded education programs. These are partnerships between education institutions and industry and professional associations that stack industry certifications within education programs. The practice lets learners simultaneously obtain marketable industry certification(s) and education credentials such as degrees, diplomas and certificates. The certifications […]
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Student Satisfaction as a Predictor of Retention in a Professional Online For-Profit Higher Education Institution | Distance-Educator.com

Student Satisfaction as a Predictor of Retention in a Professional Online For-Profit Higher Education Institution | Distance-Educator.com | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
This study expanded on prior satisfaction and retention research by exploring this relationship within the online for-profit sector. An ex post facto design was utilized at an online for-profit undergraduate institution with programs in the creative arts to explore the relationship between student satisfaction as measured by the Priorities Survey for Online Learners (PSOL) and […]
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Teaching Online: Where Do Faculty Spend Their Time? | Distance-Educator.com

Teaching Online: Where Do Faculty Spend Their Time? | Distance-Educator.com | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
An understanding of online teaching time requirements provides essential information to inform scheduling, course size and instructor workload; in addition, awareness of the distribution of time across online teaching tasks provides insight to focus faculty efforts and tailor professional development to target instructional needs. The purpose of the current study is to examine the investment […]
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Developing and Managing Competency-Based Education | Academic Impressions

Developing and Managing Competency-Based Education | Academic Impressions | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
Conference | Our popular Developing and Managing Competency-Based Education conference is back! https://t.co/BYdmEyf6VO #CBE #highered
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Growth expected in competency-based learning

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Blended and competency-based learning are among the top three technology trends expected to grow this year in education, educators and experts say. Schools also will do more to connect student and educator data, plus drive student interest in science, technology, engineering and math through virtual reality and makerspaces.
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The 4 Common Characteristics of Personalized Learning -- THE Journal

The 4 Common Characteristics of Personalized Learning -- THE Journal | JRD's educational design | Scoop.it
Personalized learning presents the opportunity to shift education by tailoring the learning experience to an individual student's needs and interests while helping them gain the knowledge, skills and experiences they need to succeed in college and career.
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