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Need-to-Know-News: Bad News for Online Learning in Annual Report & “Unsustainable” MOOCS are Full Steam Ahead

Need-to-Know-News: Bad News for Online Learning in Annual Report & “Unsustainable” MOOCS are Full Steam Ahead | OTC | Scoop.it
This ‘Need-to-Know’ blog post series features noteworthy stories that speak of need-to-know developments within higher education and K-12 that have the potential to influence, challenge and/or transform traditional education as we know it.
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Working paper suggests online education can lower tuition costs

Working paper suggests online education can lower tuition costs | OTC | Scoop.it
Economics paper suggests online education can lower the cost of tuition -- but is it due to increased competition or productivity?
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Standardized Online Classes Would Lead Toward Increased Efficency in Higher ... - Forbes

Standardized Online Classes Would Lead Toward Increased Efficency in Higher ... - Forbes | OTC | Scoop.it
Matthew LeBar argues for the increased efficiency that comes with standardized online courses.
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Rethinking Low Completion Rates in MOOCs – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Rethinking Low Completion Rates in MOOCs – Wired Campus - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | OTC | Scoop.it
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Essay on ways MOOCs helped and hurt debates about future of higher education - Inside Higher Ed

Essay on ways MOOCs helped and hurt debates about future of higher education - Inside Higher Ed | OTC | Scoop.it
Essay on ways MOOCs helped and hurt debates about future of higher education
Inside Higher Ed
Higher education needs to be affordable, but it cannot be free.
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Online instruction, e-learning, and student satisfaction: A three year study | Cole | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning

Online instruction, e-learning, and student satisfaction: A three year study | Cole | The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning | OTC | Scoop.it
Online instruction, e-learning, and student satisfaction: A three year study
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The (Inspirational) Story of an Online Community College Student

The (Inspirational) Story of an Online Community College Student | OTC | Scoop.it
I believe student stories hold potential to dispel some of the myths that of shape the mental models that undermine change in higher education.  One of my own online community college students recently shared his story with me.  As I read it, I am...
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Babson Study: Distance Education Enrollment Growth Continues, But at Slowest Rate Ever

Babson Study:  Distance Education Enrollment Growth Continues, But at Slowest Rate Ever | OTC | Scoop.it
The 2014 Survey of Online Learning conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group and co-sponsored by the Online Learning Consortium (OLC), Pearson and Tyton Partners, reveals the number of higher education students taking at least one distance...
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MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 3: Launching a MOOC

MOOCs in Workplace Learning - Part 3: Launching a MOOC | OTC | Scoop.it
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ID and Other Reflections,
Sahana Chattopadhyay,
Feb 06, 2015
This is a continuation of the series on MOOCs and focuses principally on launching a MOOC.
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Online education: Higher ed faculty won't buy in | ZDNet

Online education: Higher ed faculty won't buy in | ZDNet | OTC | Scoop.it
A survey from Babson and Pearson highlights the conundrum that is online distance learning and how disruption will have to wait. A hybrid approach has a shot though.
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What Are MOOCs Good For? - MIT Technology Review (blog)

What Are MOOCs Good For? - MIT Technology Review (blog) | OTC | Scoop.it
Online courses may not be changing colleges as their boosters claimed they would, but they can prove valuable in surprising ways.
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6 Signs of a Bad Online Instructor - US News

6 Signs of a Bad Online Instructor - US News | OTC | Scoop.it
Students should look for online instructors who provide a clear syllabus and outline when they will respond to student emails.
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Does Class Size Matter in Online Courses? Three Perspectives

Does Class Size Matter in Online Courses? Three Perspectives | OTC | Scoop.it
What is the ideal class size in an online, for-credit course? Fifteen, twenty students? How about forty?
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The Evolution of a Role: Taking the online, offline

The Evolution of a Role: Taking the online, offline | OTC | Scoop.it
Blog: Higher Ed BetaIn my first post I looked at the evolution of a new role in light of MOOCs, the course developer.
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Adopt These 5 Techniques of Successful Online Educators Today

Adopt These 5 Techniques of Successful Online Educators Today | OTC | Scoop.it
Here's a list of 5 techniques that successful online educators employ, along with action items to help you get on track with your own courses.
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Some Benefits and Drawbacks of Blended Learning

Some Benefits and Drawbacks of Blended Learning | OTC | Scoop.it
When a computer runs a classroom, is it more efficient? Do kids learn more? A middle school in New York is finding out.
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The Hype is Dead, but MOOCs Are Marching On

The Hype is Dead, but MOOCs Are Marching On | OTC | Scoop.it
Coursera co-founder Daphne Koller talks with Knowledge@Wharton about how MOOCs can maintain momentum even though the hype surrounding them has died down.
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Retention strategies for online distance education

Retention Strategies For Online Distance Education Slide 1 Retention Strategies For Online Distance Education
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Online Teaching: 15 Ways Online Educators Can Light Social Engagement Afire - InformED

Online Teaching: 15 Ways Online Educators Can Light Social Engagement Afire - InformED | OTC | Scoop.it
Social engagement may help eliminate the student retention problems that have plagued higher education for many years. Stephen Abram, author of the Steph
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