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2013 SNAPSHOT OF ONLINE EDUCATION AT U.S. COLLEGES Courtesy of: The Learning House, Inc. Advertisements

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PRESIDENT OBAMA ON COLLEGE EDUCATION REFORM

By Lillian Williams What are innovative ways to educate students in the 21st century? President Obama jumped into the education reform debate today during a speech at State University of New York in Buffalo, N.Y. Citing specific examples,  the President’s … Continue reading

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AP-Level Computer Science MOOC for High Schoolers

By Lillian Williams Are you a high school student interested in computer programming? Does your school offer computer science courses? A new computer science MOOC (massive open online course) is available, free of charge, during the 2013-2014 school year. Anyone … Continue reading

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More Research Urged to Improve Online Learning Outcomes

By Lillian Williams Do all college students adapt well to online learning?  Do some  student populations drop out of online courses at higher rates than others?  What happens to grade point averages? A study by the Community College Research Center … Continue reading

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“My Advice”: Check Motives Before Taking An Online Course

This is a guest blog post by Marlene Quiram, a recent graduate of California State University at Fullerton. During her undergraduate years, Marlene completed  online courses in subjects ranging from math to business writing.  She offers feedback on her experience with … Continue reading

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PDF Syllabus Builder: Open-source Tool For Online Instructors

This is a guest post by George Joeckel, an instructional designer at the University of Utah.  George welcomes collaboration on instructional design issues, particularly for online teaching/learning issues.  If you have questions about this new design tool, contact George at … Continue reading

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Transparency: Effect of Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age?

From HamdenPatch: “…the school video tapes each and every class throughout the school day…Parents are given access codes to log onto the school system’s computers and click on a class that they have interest in viewing…Parents can see if their child is … Continue reading

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