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Online learning goes official as five Coursera courses get approved by the American Council on Education

Online learning goes official as five Coursera courses get approved by the American Council on Education | 21st Century Ed | Scoop.it
Coursera announced a massive milestone today: the first big step towards credit options. The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE CREDIT) has made ...
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Over 2000 colleges consider the American Council on Education's recommendations when considering if they'll give you course credit for a course.  Now 5 of those courses are on Coursera.  Worried about academic integrity?  Coursera is partnering with ProctorU to provide online test monitoring.

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How To Make Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic

How To Make Students Better Online Researchers - Edudemic | 21st Century Ed | Scoop.it
I recently came across an article in Wired Magazine called "Why Kids Can't Search".
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If you are still forcing your students to do research offline, then shame on you. Here's a great post on helping kids to becoe better at online research.

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