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An exploration of Web 2.0 Technology and it's uses in the distance education environment
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Coursera - Free Online Courses From Top Universities

Coursera - Free Online Courses From Top Universities | Web 2.0 Technologies & Distance Education | Scoop.it
Take free online classes from 140+ top universities and educational organizations. We partner with schools like Stanford, Yale, Princeton, and others to offer courses in dozens of topics, from computer science to teaching and beyond.
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Research Reveals Student-Instructor Relationships Shape Online Learning Success

Research Reveals Student-Instructor Relationships Shape Online Learning Success | Web 2.0 Technologies & Distance Education | Scoop.it
Researchers examined the factors that impact student success in online learning environments, finding student-instructor relationships are critical.

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Great research into student success and the relationship between student and instructor.
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EDTECH@UTRGV's curator insight, April 23, 2016 1:51 PM

I agree. The success rates of online courses are proportional to the level of teacher presence in the course.

elearning at eCampus ULg's curator insight, April 25, 2016 3:54 AM
Another interesting evidence than online tutors and instructor will alway be the key to success
Bryan Hauf's curator insight, April 25, 2016 9:31 AM
Most definitely agree! Instructors need to develop online community/social skills as part of their teaching competency repertoire to help shape relationships with students. Creating and engaging and collaborative community fosters many of the teaching competencies identified by Penn State World Campus and Principles of Good Practice (Chickering & Gamson).
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Online Learning Provides Mastery-Based Learning for Students

Online Learning Provides Mastery-Based Learning for Students | Web 2.0 Technologies & Distance Education | Scoop.it
“When I tuck my children into bed each night and take the laptops off their beds, I see that they were recently looking at Civil War photos on the National Archives website, playing with a pyramid maze on the British Museum website, or translating...
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EdTech - Insights: Flipping classrooms - why and why it has to be the teacher that does it | 21st century learning

EdTech - Insights: Flipping classrooms - why and why it has to be the teacher that does it | 21st century learning | Web 2.0 Technologies & Distance Education | Scoop.it
RT @reneefountain: EdTech - Insights: Flipping classrooms - why and why it has to be the teacher that does it | @scoopit http://t.co/R2gugApH...
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Online Education: A Catalyst for Higher Education Reforms - April 2016


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E-Portfolios in Online Learning: Student and Faculty Perspectives | EDUCAUSE | e-portfolios

E-Portfolios in Online Learning: Student and Faculty Perspectives, http://t.co/6iHjS8pj (via @Lee74)...
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How To: Use WordPress as an LMS for an Online Learning Website

How To: Use WordPress as an LMS for an Online Learning Website | Web 2.0 Technologies & Distance Education | Scoop.it
» How To: Use WordPress as an LMS for an Online Learning Website | Wordpress Blog, Themes, Plugins & Tutorials.
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Is Open and Distance Learning the Key to Quality Higher Education for All? « Educational Technology Debate

Is Open and Distance Learning the Key to Quality Higher Education for All? « Educational Technology Debate | Web 2.0 Technologies & Distance Education | Scoop.it
Is Open and Distance Learning the Key to Quality Higher Education for All?
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