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Academic fears about online learning – and how to allay them

Academic fears about online learning – and how to allay them | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
Technology-enhanced learning must have quality and a sound business model at its core, says Rajay Naik
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MIT Dean Takes Leave to Start New University Without Lectures or Classrooms

MIT Dean Takes Leave to Start New University Without Lectures or Classrooms | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
Christine Ortiz, a dean of graduate education, envisions a new kind of college, built from scratch for today’s needs and with today’s technology.
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Education vs Learning — The Synapse

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It is time to set learning free
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Education Technology Graduates From the Classroom to the Boardroom

Education Technology Graduates From the Classroom to the Boardroom | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
Much of the money pouring into ed tech is going to start-ups focused on corporate training or professional skills, creating greater financing hurdles for companies that develop apps for school use.
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The loneliness of the long distance learner

The loneliness of the long distance learner | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
Family commitments and limited funding options mean there is a growing number of PhD students attempting to keep up from afar
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Higher education signs online program management firms for digital instruction

Higher education signs online program management firms for digital instruction | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
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China Turns to Online Courses, and Mao, for Soft-Power Mission

China Turns to Online Courses, and Mao, for Soft-Power Mission | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
Offerings on a range of subjects could expose millions of overseas students to Chinese culture, if worries about academic freedom, quality and propaganda can be overcome.
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Higher Ed's Moneyball? : NPR Ed : NPR

Higher Ed's Moneyball? : NPR Ed : NPR | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
How a Florida community college is testing out new tools to boost learning and graduation rates. The key: getting professors access to real-time data on student engagement and performance.
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How High Schoolers Spent Their Summer: Online, Taking More Courses

How High Schoolers Spent Their Summer: Online, Taking More Courses | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses, or MOOCs, intended as college-level work for anyone, are popping up on college applications, a sign of curiosity and, possibly, résumé packing.
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Candy Crush: is it a model for online courses?

Candy Crush: is it a model for online courses? | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
Paper argues that mobile game’s addictive appeal could be harnessed to improve course retention
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Why there are so many video lectures in online learning, and why there probably shouldn’t be

Why there are so many video lectures in online learning, and why there probably shouldn’t be | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
The Internet promised us a revolution in learning. What we ended up with looks more like educational TV on small screens…
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The 37 Best Websites To Learn Something New

The 37 Best Websites To Learn Something New | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
There is absolutely no excuse for you not to master a new skill, expand your knowledge, or eventually boost your career.
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The Cheating Economy

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Could the rise of Uber-style disruption pose a risk to education?
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Really interesting read about online tutors and their potential impact on online education.

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To proctor or not to proctor? — Cheating in online education

To proctor or not to proctor? — Cheating in online education | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
As some readers may know, I created and self-produced the first George Washington University MOOC in Fall 2014. It was c…
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The Premium Model in EdTech: Aggregators — Startups & Venture Capital

The Premium Model in EdTech: Aggregators - Startups & Venture Capital - Medium
While Edtech has experienced a rapid growth of investments and a proliferation of startups across the secondary, post-se…
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Forbes Welcome

Forbes Welcome page -- Forbes is a global media company, focusing on business, investing, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, and lifestyle.
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The 2016 manifesto

The 2016 manifesto | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
This page contains the text of the revised (2016) manifesto - to read the original (2011) manifesto, visit the 2011 page. Manifesto for teaching online - Digital Education, University of Edinburgh, 2016 Online can be the privileged mode. Distance is a positive principle, not a deficit. Place is differently, not less, important online. Text has been troubled: many…
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Online University Helps Philanthropic Groups and Their Leaders

Online University Helps Philanthropic Groups and Their Leaders | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
Courses taught by top thinkers in philanthropy become available at no cost to students worldwide.
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An EdTech Buzzword Bingo Card : NPR Ed : NPR

An EdTech Buzzword Bingo Card : NPR Ed : NPR | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
Adaptive? Personalized? What does that mean? Here's a little rundown of some of the most common buzzwords we come across when covering educational technology and innovation.
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Discussion Board “Engagement” in Online Courses Is Holding Online Education Back — Medium

Discussion Board “Engagement” in Online Courses Is Holding Online Education Back — Medium | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
I recently did a “guest lecture” stint for an online course. It was done via the Blackboard platform, which felt old and…
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Turning to Education for Fun

Turning to Education for Fun | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
People are turning to education for entertainment, whether from online lectures, learning vacations or television, for the love of learning new things and to stay economically viable.
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What The Growth Of Edtech Means For Your Business

What The Growth Of Edtech Means For Your Business | Trends and Issues in Online Education | Scoop.it
Ed tech isn't just a hot industry for schools -- it's being rapidly adopted by corporate America. Here's what it means for your company.
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Putting Learning Research to Work Online

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There’s a story my friend, Mike Bridges, likes to tell at teaching workshops about Sir Isaac Newton. It may be apocrypha…
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8 Tips for Creating a Stellar Online Course

8 Tips for Creating a Stellar Online Course - Bright - Medium
Everyone wants their course to be lively and engaging. Here’s how to make that a reality.
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