This paper addresses the issue of sustainability in online learning in higher education. It introduces and discusses a five-level framework for helping higher education institutions to make the transition from enterprise to sustainable policy and practice in online learning.
How Can Online Instructors Get Students to Talk to Each Other?
Cultivating an engaging environment can be a challenge when teaching online. Having the interaction occur among students, instead of solely with the professor, can be even more difficult.
Blockchain diplomas land in Virginia at ECPI
Virginia colleges are beginning to embrace the idea of blockchain diplomas, as Virginia Beach-based ECPI University has joined a group of early adopters that distribute student degrees through the same kind of decentralized computer networks that power Bitcoin.
Social Media Use in 2018
A majority of Americans use Facebook and YouTube, but young adults are especially heavy users of Snapchat and Instagram.
Perspectives on Open Pedagogy
My immediate thought when considering, “What is Open Pedagogy?” was, the ability for learners to shape and take ownership of their own education. Here is a short, non-comprehensive list of things that I think are needed to support this …
10 Sites for Creating Graphic Organizers
Graphic Organizers are used daily in education for any curriculum to help teach any subject (i.e. mind maps, brainstorms, etc.) These websites have made it easy to make beautiful-looking graphic organizers, great for visual learners. This list is in …
Chromebooks + Google Apps for Education = Cloud-Friendly Classrooms
Schools find a cost-effective approach to collaboration by implementing Google solutions.
Google releases its new ‘Stars’ Bookmark Manager for Chrome
Google’s new Stars interface for the Chrome Bookmark Manager has launched on the Chrome Web store. Downloading the extension completely replaced Chrome’s old bookmarks interface, so you’ll want to keep that in mind if you’re thinking of installing.
Kunerango Is An Edtech Toolset For Individuals To Sell Online Courses
Kunerango is a platform for instructors to create branded online schools where they can sell courses, reckons there’s room for not-so-massive alternatives.
Presentation of the Week: 14 E-Learning statistics you need to know for 2014
98 Free Online Courses For February 2014
Whether you’re interested in an accounting degree course, a course on Buddhism and Modern Psychology,something more artistic–maybe comic books?–there is great diversity here.
Master’s Degree Is New Frontier of Study Online
Next January, the Georgia Institute of Technology plans to offer a master’s degree in computer science through massive open online courses (MOOCs) for a fraction of the on-campus cost, a first for an elite institution. If it even approaches its …
Sebastian Thrun on the Future of Learning
Udacity cofounder and CEO Sebastian Thrun says more Artificial Intelligence is coming to online education, but we’ll still need humans to grade our English essays.
5 Ways To Really Connect With Online Students
Here are five ways instructors can connect with their students, making sure the online education experience is worthwhile for everyone.
5 Must-Have Elements for Every Online Class
Here are five steps the nation’s best online teacher says every program should take.