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credential.me | College credit by exam, badges, & certifications.

credential.me | College credit by exam, badges, & certifications. | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Get college credit whether you're in high school, or looking for college credit for an internship, get college credit by exam at credential.me
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Directly addressing the cost and completion pressures of higher education, credential.me today announced plans to enable students and employees to accelerate their route through higher education to gainful employment.  credential.me lets individuals demonstrate their mastery of skills and knowledge by taking online, competency-based tests to earn college credit, certifications and badges that advance their careers.
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'U.S. News' announces shift in methodology

'U.S. News' announces shift in methodology | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
One of the changes will result in SAT or ACT scores of incoming students counting more than they have in the past in one category of the rankings.
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The Problem with Dual-Credit Programs

The Problem with Dual-Credit Programs | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it

By J.M. Anderson. College is becoming the new high school--and in many respects, already is.

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Envisioning the future of education technology

Envisioning the future of education technology | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it

What will education look like in the future? Considering that 10 years ago very few students carried smartphones, and tablets didn’t even exist, it’s impossible to look 20 or 30 years into the future. It is likely, however, that cloud-based technology will be the foundation for educational technology and that remote, online learning will continue to grow at a faster pace.

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The history of distance education

The history of distance education | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
From postal correspondence courses to radio broadcasts and eventually e-learning, distance education has witnessed a varied and intriguing history. Check out this infographic for a snapshot of how things have evolved.
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Arthur White's comment, September 2, 2013 11:23 PM
1 in 4 Australian students now study off campus - amazing.
Ignacio Garrido's curator insight, September 4, 2013 5:21 AM

Exercise 2 :

 

1.Look the picture

2.Summarize the information in the image

3.Find out about which country is the news. Why do tou think is this one?

4. Give your opinion about this topic

 

Use moodle to answer it. Good Luck ¡¡

Remember put the number of exercise ¡¡

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The Coming Online World of the College Drop-In - The Network: Cisco's Technology News Site

The Coming Online World of the College Drop-In - The Network: Cisco's Technology News Site | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it

A look at how the rise of the college "drop-in" is filling a need in the new world of Massive Open Online Courses.


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Introducing Netflix Academy: The Best Educational Videos Available for Streaming

Skeptics of educational technology like to quote mid-century enthusiasts who claimed that the filmstrip was set to transform our schools.
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Verificient pioneers "humanless" online proctored exams

Verificient pioneers "humanless" online proctored exams | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Online proctored exams are tricky, but Verificient's technology makes it almost impossible to cheat
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College Accreditation Regime Putting Roadblocks in the Way of Online Schools

College Accreditation Regime Putting Roadblocks in the Way of Online Schools | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Accreditation system has morphed into a powerful and rigid system whereby a few large regional and national accrediting agencies have a tremendous amount of power over higher education. The cozy club that is today’s accreditation regime provides very few indicators of quality, yet creates significant hurdles for new upstarts looking to enter the higher-ed market.
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Some validation of MOOC student patterns graphic

Some validation of MOOC student patterns graphic | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it

In previous posts from spring 2013 I provided a graphical view on MOOC student patterns based on observed retention over time as well as differing student types.

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StudentGeneratedInduction's curator insight, October 28, 2014 5:48 PM

The issue of student retention discussed for MOOC providers.

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edX Lessons

edX Lessons | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it

Researchers from MIT and Harvard are now analyzing students’ clickstreams (recordings of where and when users click on a page), forum comments, and homework, lab, and exam scores. They hope to use the data to better understand online learners—what their demographic characteristics are, how they use online resources, what factors encourage them to stick with an online course, and what helps or hinders their performance.

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Digital Badges Help Learners Demonstrate Accomplishments

Digital Badges Help Learners Demonstrate Accomplishments | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it

The report, “Expanding Education and Workforce Opportunities Through Digital Badges,” by the Alliance Excellent Education and the Mozilla Foundation examines how digital badges can be used to improve student learning and outcomes. It explains what digital badges are and how they work, provides examples of digital badges that have already been implemented, and speculates on the future of the system.

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College assessment test poses problems

College assessment test poses problems | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
The CLA+, by encouraging students and administrators to view the value of their education merely in terms of employability, could very well knock down the house of cards.
 
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How MOOCs are evolving with video technology

How MOOCs are evolving with video technology | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Crack open most massive open online courses (MOOCs) today and you'll typically find three things.
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Higher education is headed for a shakeout, analysts warn | Hechinger Report

Higher education is headed for a shakeout, analysts warn | Hechinger Report | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it

Facing skeptical customers, declining enrollment, an antiquated financial model that is hemorrhaging money, and new kinds of low-cost competition, some U.S. universities and colleges may be going the way of the music and journalism industries.

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Elite degrees don’t necessarily earn more, study finds

Elite degrees don’t necessarily earn more, study finds | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Graduates of elite colleges and universities don’t necessarily make more money than their counterparts at less well-known schools, according to new research.
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The Promise and Peril of Outcomes Assessment

The Promise and Peril of Outcomes Assessment | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Standardized tests can measure student learning and other capabilities in a useful way, but only if they're used properly.
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What do employers want from graduates?

What do employers want from graduates? | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it

Employers are looking for evidence of your practical skills, preferably combining academic studies with hands-on workplace projects. Your collection of diplomas and certificates are of much less value than proven track record in concrete workplace projects and soft skills.

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Internet is future of higher education says University of the People

UoPeople uses collaborative peer-to-peer learning with the guidance of instructors.

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AUDIO | MOOCs for Credit: A New Phase in Prior Learning ...

AUDIO | MOOCs for Credit: A New Phase in Prior Learning ... | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
The following interview is with Marie Cini, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC). UMUC recently announced they will award credits to students of six ...
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EdX and Aspiring Minds Join Forces to Improve Employability in India through Online Education

Workforce, assessments and MOOCs. Aspiring Minds conducts AMCAT, India’s Largest Employability Test for students to evaluate their employability skills. Having reached the million students mark early this year, AMCAT continues to counsel and guide young graduates and first-time job seekers on means and resources that can help them bridge their skill gaps. Working with edX, Aspiring Minds shall now be able to guide their students towards comprehensive and internationally recognized programs to help them address skill deficiencies found by AMCAT.
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Higher Ed Live – Learning by Doing: Competency Based Learning

Higher Ed Live – Learning by Doing: Competency Based Learning | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Social media coordinator at Oberlin College Ma’ayan Plaut talks with Brent Capriotti of Pearson Learning Solutions. Brent is a Curriculum Consultant on Pearson’s Custom Curriculum team.
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Why (And How) Distance Learning Needs To Change

Why (And How) Distance Learning Needs To Change | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it

The rise of distance learning has been slow and steady for years now. Things need to change though. Here's a bulleted list of how and why.

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Ruth Obadia's curator insight, September 5, 2013 11:51 AM
Understand that the paradigm of thinking in education has changed over the last fifty years and will continue to change in the future
Cultural diversity will become increasingly more integrated into formal education 
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The Current MOOC Trends Worth Knowing About

The Current MOOC Trends Worth Knowing About | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Currently, there’s somewhat less buzz happening about MOOCs. But they’re still out there, happening and evolving while we’re busy doing other things
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Pearson, Knewton Expand Adaptive Learning Partnership

Pearson, Knewton Expand Adaptive Learning Partnership | TRENDS IN HIGHER EDUCATION | Scoop.it
Pearson will expands its partnership with the adaptive learning techonlogy company Knewton to offer MyLab and Mastering products to six new subject areas this fall, the education company announced on Thursday.
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