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Online learning students ‘process information faster’

by Virtual College UK
Students who use online learning can take in information faster than those who only take part in classroom-based sessions, new research has indicated.
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Online learning courses ‘are as effective as traditional education’

by Virtual College
Using high-quality online learning courses does not negatively impact the academic attainment of higher educational students, a study has shown.
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Stanford, Khan Academy, and the online learning future of higher ed

by Jason Snell, TechHive
At its simplest form, technology needs to find ways to make education more efficient. That means serving more students, but also teaching them more effectively. “Large lectures don’t work—nobody is engaging,” Hennessy said.
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Flipping the classroom thanks to online learning course content

Flipping the classroom thanks to online learning course content | Learning Defence | Scoop.it
by Szymon Machajewski, Toolbox.com
Flipping the classroom is a great concept which allows students to listen to or watch lectures at home and do homework assignments at school.
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Online Learning: Justifications and Obstacles

Online Learning: Justifications and Obstacles | Learning Defence | Scoop.it
by Ansar Khoury, Lubna Nasir Eddeen, Doaa Saadah, Osama Harfoushi:   iJet
Many educational institutions have adopted E-Learning system or are thinking to adopt it in their educational systems.
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Study Finds Academic ‘Coaching’ Boosts Graduation Rates

By JACQUES STEINBERG, the Choice A Stanford University School of Education study released this past spring suggests that undergraduates who receive executive-style “coaching” — including guidance on setting goals and time management — are more...
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A Vision of Students Today

a short video summarizing some of the most important characteristics of students today - how they learn, what they need to learn, their goals, hopes, dreams,...
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Video: RSS in Plain English

http://commoncraft.com A short explanation of RSS and how it helps you save time reading the web. This video comes in an unbranded "presentation quality" ver...
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Practical guides rolling off the press

Practical guides rolling off the press | Learning Defence | Scoop.it
Over on the Onlignment blog , I've been posting up a series of practical guides for digital learning content designers.
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What IS mLearning?

What IS mLearning? | Learning Defence | Scoop.it
(We have created a 7-part comprehensive report containing a series of two-to-three page “briefs.” This is part 1: What is mLearning? If you would like to see the collection in its entirety, click here.).
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Online Learning: New technology yet we tread the same old path

Online Learning: New technology yet we tread the same old path | Learning Defence | Scoop.it
by James Harpur, Sydney Morning Herald A professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Chris Dede, argues there are three core challenges facing schools: shifts in the knowledge and skills society values, development of new methods of...
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Online Learning: How data and analytics can improve education

Online Learning: How data and analytics can improve education | Learning Defence | Scoop.it
by Audrey Watters, O’Reilly Radar
Schools have long amassed data: tracking grades, attendance, textbook purchases, test scores, cafeteria meals, and the like.
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Online Learning Offline: A Version of the Khan Academy That Runs on Almost Anything

by Open Culture
Salman Khan’s model for free online education hinges on the micro lecture—brief tutorials on nearly every subject under the sun—delivered through YouTube. Launched in 2006, the Khan Academy now has a library of 3000 videos.
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Letting go of the past

As a man was walking past elephants in a circus, he stopped suddenly, confused by the fact that these large animals were being held by only a small rope tied to their front leg. No chains, no
cages.
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Want Innovation? Remove the Barriers

Want Innovation? Remove the Barriers | Learning Defence | Scoop.it
by Peter Stokes, Inside Higher Ed
If you want innovation, I say, remove the barriers. To that end, I’d like to propose that the U.S.
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Soldiers, educators offer tips on taking online learning classes while deployed

Soldiers, educators offer tips on taking online learning classes while deployed | Learning Defence | Scoop.it
by Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System
College education continues to play a larger role in career placement and progression within the military.
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Enhancing Online Learning: Textbook Developer Adds YouTube Videos to E-Books

By Jie Jenny Zou, Chronicle of Higher Ed
A set of educational videos made by a nonacademic in his bedroom closet are now part of a line of college e-textbooks. The upstart textbook publisher Kno Inc.
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Improving Online Learning Success

Improving Online Learning Success | Learning Defence | Scoop.it
By Rob Jenkins, Chronicle of Higher Ed
Every college that offers online courses should require students to pass an online orientation.
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Universities Refine Mobile Online Learning Strategy

Universities Refine Mobile Online Learning Strategy | Learning Defence | Scoop.it
By Tanya Roscorla, Converge
As students demand more mobile services, universities shape and align their mobile strategies. Along the way, they hurdle obstacles, consider mobile apps and websites, and provide students with personalized information.
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Should #iPad be used as a major #mobile device in high schools? David Parson makes them compulsory for a pilot

Should #iPad be used as a major #mobile device in high schools? David Parson makes them compulsory for a pilot | Learning Defence | Scoop.it
A lot of us talk about the iPads and how to use them. David Parsons from the Massey University of Auckland , New Zealand has lined up the advantages and possible pitfalls for using iPad in higher education.
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#mobile toolkit with 15 #mLearning methods to choose from

#mobile toolkit with 15 #mLearning methods to choose from | Learning Defence | Scoop.it
Sometimes a project appears that is so inspiring you cannot but see the Light. The world is in turmoil, but all around the world small initiatives really make a difference.
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2 Strategies for Teaching Facts

2 Strategies for Teaching Facts | Learning Defence | Scoop.it
One of the types of content instructional designers and training professionals need to teach often are facts. Items and information that require simple recall. Here are two strategies that work well for teaching facts.
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Online learning increasingly replaces traditional face-to-face summer school

Online learning increasingly replaces traditional face-to-face summer school | Learning Defence | Scoop.it
by Donna Iadipaolo, Heritage Newspapers
“No more pencils, no more books, no more teachers’ dirty looks,” is a popular rhyme students might chant upon release from school in June. But for many, school continues in the summer.
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BCC launches online tutor service

BCC launches online tutor service | Learning Defence | Scoop.it
By Grant Welker, Herald News
Bristol Community College students studying at any hour of the day or night can now receive help from a tutor through a new online program launched by the college this summer.
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