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10 Must-Read Articles About Asynchronous Learning

10 Must-Read Articles About Asynchronous Learning | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
For those of you who don't want to set time limits for your learners, we harvested 10 must-read articles about asynchronous learning.
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Demystifying the MOOC

Demystifying the MOOC | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
Massive open online courses haven’t changed the world of education. The average user is a white American man with a degree already. But that doesn’t mean they’re failures.
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Internet & Mobile Growth Increases Online Training

Internet & Mobile Growth Increases Online Training | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
Infographic : Did you know that 1/3 of the entire population of the world has internet access? In 2011, there were 6.1 billion mobile phone subscriptions.
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6 Powerful Course Management Tools for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Powerful Course Management Tools for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
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How Can We Take Education from the Industrial Revolution to the Oculus Rift? - SchoolKeep Blog

How Can We Take Education from the Industrial Revolution to the Oculus Rift?  - SchoolKeep Blog | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
How can technology improve our educational system, and more specifically, how can MOOCs be a way to take higher education out of the dark ages?
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15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
The best places you can go to learn more about marketing, entrepreneurship, business management and more.
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A Day in the Life of an Online Teacher

A Day in the Life of an Online Teacher | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
A Middlebury Interactive virtual teacher shares the importance of making personal connections in digital learning
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What Color Is Your Online Adult Course?

What Color Is Your Online Adult Course? | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
Massive Online Open Courses had more than 4.5 million students at the end of 2013.
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5 design techniques for creating effective elearning

5 design techniques for creating effective elearning | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
Create meaningful and memorable elearning with: learner-centric design, intrinsic feedback, delayed feedback, case scenarios, motivational elements
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Show the Learner Visible Signs of Their Learning

Show the Learner Visible Signs of Their Learning | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
One of the strengths of gamification is that it provides visible milestones of the student’s mastery of content in real time (when it is well designed). Too often in an instructional setting, the learner doesn’t know whether or not he or she really understands or can apply the knowledge they are learning. There is often no visible sign of mastery of the content or application of the content.
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Grade Change: Tracking Online Education in the United States, 2013 | The Sloan Consortium

Grade Change: Tracking Online Education in the United States, 2013 | The Sloan Consortium | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
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California eLearning Census Report - Blog Entries

California eLearning Census Report - Blog Entries | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
These entries are courtesy of Brian Bridges at Brian @ CLRN. California eLearning Census Report eLearning Census Infographic: Districts Learning Online eLearning Census Infographic: Districts Plann...
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Florida Virtual School Prepares Online Teachers with New Course - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - Florida Virtual School, FLVS, Online Learning, profdev, profdevchat, professional development

Florida Virtual School Prepares Online Teachers with New Course - Getting Smart by Alison Anderson - Florida Virtual School, FLVS, Online Learning, profdev, profdevchat, professional development | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
This new course will first be offered to current FLVS teachers but, by summer, will also open to the public. The students will have a choice to be online certified through Post University or be Florida Virtual certified.
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Moocs are free – but for how much longer?

Moocs are free – but for how much longer? | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
Monetising career development courses could be the next step for the university, says Stanford professor
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Apply a Pedagogical Model to Create Powerful Online Courses - SchoolKeep Blog

Apply a Pedagogical Model to Create Powerful Online Courses - SchoolKeep Blog | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
Whether you’re a digital marketer planning to teach the next generation conversion rate optimization (CRO) or a software developer looking to earn a few thousand a month in passive income, this post will help you get a grip on a few basic pedagogical principles that should guide your course design process. This post was inspired...
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Move over MOOCs – Collaborative MOOC 2.0 is coming - University World News

Move over MOOCs – Collaborative MOOC 2.0 is coming - University World News | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
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As Education Grows Beyond the Classroom, How Will the Role of Instructional Designers Evolve? - SchoolKeep Blog

As Education Grows Beyond the Classroom, How Will the Role of Instructional Designers Evolve? - SchoolKeep Blog | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
How can instructional designers keep up with the ever-changing nature of online education?
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Instructional Design Based on Cognitive Theory

Instructional Design Based on Cognitive Theory | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
Andy Stanfield, director of the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence at Florida Institute of Technology, is a proponent of using Mayer’s Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning to improve instructional design.

This theory posits the following:
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E-Learning Heroes

E-Learning Heroes | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
E-Learning Heroes: Step-by-step tutorials for building better courses, fast answers to your e-learning questions, free downloads for your e-learning projects.
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The MOOC Moment and Its Impact on K-12 Education

The MOOC Moment and Its Impact on K-12 Education | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
Thoughts from an online learning summit of MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, and Stanford about the role elite institutions can play in shaping expectations throughout K-12 education.
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Four Reasons Going All Digital Can Improve the Quality of Higher Education

Four Reasons Going All Digital Can Improve the Quality of Higher Education | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
I’ve been teaching composition at the college level since 1984, and have had the pleasure of working with students at several different institution types: a community college, a private college, and a research university. For 10 years, I served as writing program administrator at the University of California, Irvine, responsible for facilitating required first-year writing courses and for training new graduate students to teach composition. The first-year writing class is truly a rite of passage, a common experience for thousands of college students across the country every year.
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Top 10 Rules for Developing Your First Online Course

Top 10 Rules for Developing Your First Online Course | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
Years of helping faculty pass to the dark side of online education have taught me a few simple rules that I brow beat (in a collegial way) into all new online teachers.
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Online Course Quality Improves with Independent Review

Online Course Quality Improves with Independent Review | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
More than half of online courses now pass an educator-led review process in California.
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Online Education Has a Loneliness Problem. Can Harvard Fix It?

Online Education Has a Loneliness Problem. Can Harvard Fix It? | Virtual Education | Scoop.it
Harvard Business School's first female tenured professor tries to create an online course that doesn't isolate students
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