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Disrupt Your Grading Rut: Alternative Assessment Methods for the Online Classroom

Disrupt Your Grading Rut: Alternative Assessment Methods for the Online Classroom | OTC | Scoop.it
Authentic, learner-centered, collaborative assessment alternatives
Alternative assessment methods such as writing assignments, collaborative assignments, case studies, and debates can avoid the problems often associated with tests and quizzes.
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Universities Rethinking Their Use of Massive Online Courses - New York Times

Universities Rethinking Their Use of Massive Online Courses - New York Times | OTC | Scoop.it
Texas politicians have praised massive open online courses, or MOOCs, but academics are reassessing their role in higher education.
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Online learning 101: learning objectives and mind map

Online learning 101: learning objectives and mind map | OTC | Scoop.it
My LSi.io presentation on the foundational knowledge about online learning in the humanitarian context could provide fodder for... an online course. And here are some of the learning objectives tha...
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Special edition on research on MOOCs in the journal ‘Distance Education’

Special edition on research on MOOCs in the journal ‘Distance Education’ | OTC | Scoop.it
Source: www.tonybates.caSee on Scoop.it - E-Learning
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2014 Online College Students: Comprehensive Data on Demands and Preferences

2014 Online College Students: Comprehensive Data on Demands and Preferences | OTC | Scoop.it
Dennis T OConnor's insight:
Clinefelter, D. L. & Aslanian, C. B., (2014). Onlinecollege students 2014: Comprehensive data on demands andpreferences. Louisville, KY: The Learning House, Inc.
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Fast Failure or Slow Success?

Fast Failure or Slow Success? | OTC | Scoop.it
Blog: Confessions of a Community College DeanLast year we started a self-paced version of developmental math, in hopes of allowing students who can move faster than the standard developmental class to progress as quickly as their talent and drive...
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Scalability and Distance Ed: What Main Campus Leaders Can Learn From Their Colleagues in the Cloud

Scalability and Distance Ed: What Main Campus Leaders Can Learn From Their Colleagues in the Cloud | OTC | Scoop.it
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Experts Say Class Size Can Matter for Online Students - US News

Experts Say Class Size Can Matter for Online Students - US News | OTC | Scoop.it
Without the limits of a physical classroom, online courses can enroll many students – but experts are divided on whether they should.
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Dealing With Your Online Teaching Challenges

Dealing With Your Online Teaching Challenges | OTC | Scoop.it
Blog: GradHackerAndrea Zellner is a PhD student in the Ed Psych/Ed Tech program at Michigan State University. She can be found on Twitter at @AndreaZellner.
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Online Learning is Just as Effective as Traditional Education, According to a New MIT Study

Online Learning is Just as Effective as Traditional Education, According to a New MIT Study | OTC | Scoop.it
More than 7.1 million students are currently taking at least one online course. Despite the apparent popularity, however, educators have given the trend low marks.
But a new study from MIT...
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The Top 10 Things You Should Know About Teaching Online | Edudemic

The Top 10 Things You Should Know About Teaching Online | Edudemic | OTC | Scoop.it
The benefits of teaching online? Simple: Flexible hours; work from almost anywhere; greater student diversity; growth industry; more control over what you teach; global network of colleagues; personalized instruction; larger pool of students; easier and cheaper to share content; small investment to get started. But what factors are most important to consider when teaching an …
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First Timers Teaching Online - Inside Higher Ed (blog)

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First Timers Teaching Online
Inside Higher Ed (blog)
For the folks who recently taught online for the first time: what do you know now that you wish you knew then?
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Blackboard Announces New End-of-Life Date for Angel

Blackboard Announces New End-of-Life Date for Angel | OTC | Scoop.it
Blackboard will stop supporting the learning management system Angel, which the company acquired in 2009, on Oct. 15, 2016, according to Pennsylvania State University.
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Evaluation of an online medical teaching forum - Ravindran - 2014 - The Clinical Teacher - Wiley Online Library

Evaluation of an online medical teaching forum - Ravindran - 2014 - The Clinical Teacher - Wiley Online Library | OTC | Scoop.it
RT @Berci: Evaluation of an online medical teaching forum. http://t.co/URv3uhIEnR
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What You Need to Know About Companies That Run Online Programs for Colleges

What You Need to Know About Companies That Run Online Programs for Colleges | OTC | Scoop.it
Institutions benefit from the marketing, technology, and customer-support expertise, but they forfeit potential profit and some control.
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Researchers using data mining to improve the online learning experience

Researchers using data mining to improve the online learning experience | OTC | Scoop.it
Computer researchers are using data mining in a bid to make online education classes more effective
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edX Now Offers Professional Education

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Anant Agarwal,
EdX,
Oct 07, 2014
While  promising that "delivering free education to everyone, everywhere will always be our focus," EdX has launched a series of 'professional' MOOCs for which fees will be charged.
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Are MOOCs Killing Our Conference Presentation Attention Span?

Are MOOCs Killing Our Conference Presentation Attention Span? | OTC | Scoop.it
Blog: Technology and LearningI’m just starting a new MOOC on Coursera, An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching.

The first week is terrific, if a bit video heavy. No worries, as I watch my MOOC video (MOOCideo?
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A few comments on MOOCs

A few comments on MOOCs | OTC | Scoop.it
Linda Harasim, online learning and distance eductaion resources, Oct 06, 2014 A long-time proponent of online learning (and co-editor of the 1995 book Learning Networks) Linda Harasim is openly critical of MOOCs, and notably, in this comment on a...
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Predictors of online success revealed in community colleges - eCampus News

Predictors of online success revealed in community colleges - eCampus News | OTC | Scoop.it
Online learners at community colleges can provide the best predictors of success and course retention, says a new study--which reveals these predictors.
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Portland Community College Launches Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators - Campus Technology

Portland Community College Launches Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators - Campus Technology | OTC | Scoop.it
Portland Community College Launches Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators Campus Technology Dubbed "Web Accessibility MOOC for Online Educators," the course is cosponsored by D2L and is designed to provide "an activity-based professional development...
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Online learning: Pessimism, optimism and realism

Online learning: Pessimism, optimism and realism | OTC | Scoop.it
The way we think about online learning is inadequate. Attitudes generally fall into one of two prevailing camps: online learning optimism and pessimism. It's time to look at it with realism.
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MOOCs – Panacea or benevolent curse? - University World News

MOOCs – Panacea or benevolent curse? - University World News | OTC | Scoop.it
MOOCs – Panacea or benevolent curse? University World News Online university education programmes, and massive open online courses – MOOCs – in particular, may be considered disruptive technological developments with the potential to be useful in...
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