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The Post-Lecture Classroom: How Will Students Fare?

The Post-Lecture Classroom: How Will Students Fare? | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
A new study finds moderate student gains in courses where lectures take place at home and "homework" happens in the classroom.
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Twitter as a Metacognitive Support Device by Alan Reid : Learning Solutions Magazine

Twitter as a Metacognitive Support Device by Alan Reid : Learning Solutions Magazine | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
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Yes, MOOC is the global higher education game changer - University World News

Yes, MOOC is the global higher education game changer - University World News | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
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Coursera Hits 1 Million Students, With Udacity Close Behind - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Coursera Hits 1 Million Students, With Udacity Close Behind - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
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The Revolution:Top Ten Disruptors of Education

The Revolution:Top Ten Disruptors of Education | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
New online learning models are bursting from startups and top universities, bridging the educational divide.
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[E]nstitute's Apprenticeships Give You Skills You Can't Pick Up In A Classroom

[E]nstitute's Apprenticeships Give You Skills You Can't Pick Up In A Classroom | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Education startup [E]nstitute is linking young people with jobs--no college degree required.
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The Trouble with Gamification » Online Universities

The Trouble with Gamification » Online Universities | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
In a May 29, 2012 post on her blog, game designer Elizabeth Sampat outlined some of the problems with the gamification movement as seen from the perspective of a seasoned game designer.
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Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Video In (and Out) of the Classroom

Cisco Blog » Blog Archive » Video In (and Out) of the Classroom | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Are you interested in the “flipped classroom” model but aren’t sure about the pedagogic soundness of the whole concept?
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Novak Biddle Joins $17.3M Series B for UniversityNow - Citybizlist Baltimore

UniversityNow has raised $17.3 million in...
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Conflicted: Faculty and Online Education, 2012 | Inside Higher Ed

Conflicted: Faculty and Online Education, 2012 | Inside Higher Ed | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
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Classroom Lectures Go Digital with Video-On-Demand

Classroom Lectures Go Digital with Video-On-Demand | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Thanks to digital media like video-on-demand broadcasts, lectures that students would normally receive in the classroom are migrating outside of brick and mortar schools.
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Instructional Design for Self-Learning in Distance Education

Instructional Design for Self-Learning in Distance Education | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Traditional curriculum development starts with the defining the information that the teacher wants to disseminate to the student and designing the supporting materials. This is considered a “Cont...
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edX explores demographics of most persistent MOOC students | Inside Higher Ed

edX explores demographics of most persistent MOOC students | Inside Higher Ed | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
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MOOC pedagogy: the challenges of developing for Coursera | ALT Online Newsletter

MOOC pedagogy: the challenges of developing for Coursera | ALT Online Newsletter | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
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Why Online Education Won't Replace College - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Why Online Education Won't Replace College - Commentary - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
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Five Keys to 21st Century Learning -- Campus Technology

Five Keys to 21st Century Learning -- Campus Technology | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Campus Technology Microsite: What are they thinking - five Keys to 21st Century Learning. With answers from experts John Campbell, Phil Ice. Sponsored by Dell / Intel.
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MOOC's Aren't a Panacea, but That Doesn't Blunt Their Promise - Next - The Chronicle of Higher Education

MOOC's Aren't a Panacea, but That Doesn't Blunt Their Promise - Next - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it

The battle for the future of higher ed has landed—at least for the time being—on a concept few in academe had even heard of a year ago: the Massive Open Online Course, or MOOC. The idea of offering free courses online to tens of thousands of students has suddenly become the latest, greatest way to “fix” higher ed, promoted by education-technology entrepreneurs and bemoaned by traditional academics.


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Professors shouldn't be afraid of online learning (essay)

Professors shouldn't be afraid of online learning (essay) | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it

Inside Higher Ed’s survey about faculty views of online education is on point. Since I had participated by filling out the survey, I was curious about its findings. My interest surged after reading the related article by Steve Kolowich -- who noted that for professors “the rise of online education excites them more than it frightens them.” According to the survey’s composite data, I fit the profile of Academic Everyman. So, to flesh out the statistical bones, here are some observations by an archetypal Old Prof who wonders as he wanders through the new terrain of distance learning.

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/views/2012/07/10/professors-shouldnt-be-afraid-online-learning-essay#ixzz20DtSpiCS
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Open Online Courses Are No Substitutes for Classroom Learning - Economic Intelligence (usnews.com)

Open Online Courses Are No Substitutes for Classroom Learning - Economic Intelligence (usnews.com) | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Open online courses open up higher education to a wider population, but they are not as beneficial as actual classroom learning.
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Fixing College Through Lower Costs and Better Technology

Fixing College Through Lower Costs and Better Technology | Market Watch: Higher Ed | Scoop.it
Colleges and universities must mitigate a decade’s worth of unsustainable growth by looking for ways to lower costs, embrace technology and improve education.
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