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Study: Online Students Want Interaction, Community

Research<p>Online students crave interaction with classmates and instructors, according to a new report from Learning House and Aslanian Market …

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More Than 100,000 Interesting Historical Images to Download for Free

A Cow Grazing<br>Adriaen van de Velde<br>Image Source: J. Paul Getty Museum<p>The Getty Museum's Open Content Program offers more than 114,000 images that you …

Breaking stigma of online education

It is time to stop asking if online learning is as “effective” as traditional face-to-face learning. The question has been asked and answered. Asking …

On-Campus Enrollment Shrinks While Online Continues its Ascent

Research<p>More than 6 million students took at least one online course in 2015, representing more than a quarter (29.7 percent) of all higher education …

Three Places to Find Public Domain Video Clips

On Wednesday I published suggestions for places to find public domain images. Then yesterday I received an email from a reader who was wondering …

Students’ Rising Expectations Pose Challenge to Online Programs

But some of their demands — for convenience and speed, among other things — may come at an academic price.

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Humanizing Online Teaching and Learning: The Quest for Authenticity

In one of his more philosophical ponderings, David D. Thornburg crafts the metaphor of digital social platforms as campfires, places where humans …

Online Degree Programs May Change the Future of Higher Education

The more than 4,000 colleges and universities in the United States offer many different educational experiences.<p>For hundreds of years, young people …

Who Is the Average Online College Student? [#Infographic]

Online coursework is booming.<p>Colleges around the world continue to expand their online course offerings. Even prestigious schools like Harvard have …

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Reports finds rising competition in online education market

Is the community college sector the canary in the coal mine for the online education market?<p>A new survey of online education administrators at 104 …

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10 Things Employers Think About Your Online Degree

Discover What Employers Look For<p>(Robert Daly/Getty Images)<p>Online education's flexibility is ideal for those seeking a career change. For prospective …

Online Testing | Confessions of a Community College Dean

Is there an elegant way to administer exams in online courses?<p>I have no evidence that cheating is greater in online courses than in face-to-face, but …

Should I Go Back to College at My Age?

Whatever your age, a college degree is critical for job stability, career progression, and overall employability. Take unemployment -- the employment …

5 Tips for Designing Course Documents – ProfHacker - Blogs

<b>Add the same visible metadata to every document</b>: Remember that each of your documents will have a life independent of the other documents you’re …

MOOCs from Great Universities (Many With Certificates)

Discover 800+ Fee MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) by great universities -- Harvard, Stanford. MIT, etc. Most offer "certificates" or "statements …

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Why Students Living on Campus Take Online Courses

Students at the University of Central Florida are busy, and it’s not always with classes. They have sports to play, student organizations to run, …

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10 Top Sites For Online Education

Whether you want to top up your knowledge on a subject or learn a completely new skill, there is no shortage of online courses to help you on your …

Getting The Most Out Of Your eLearning Course: 10 Study Tips For Online Learners

<b>Understand online learning practices and expectations.</b><br>The first thing you need to realize is that <b>online courses</b> are not an easier way to learn, but …

Digital Learning Compass: Distance Education Enrollment Report 2017 - OLC

Online Report Card – Tracking Online Education in the United States, is the 13th annual report of the state of online learning in U.S. Higher …

How Faculty and Instructional Designers Can Work Together - University of Wisconsin-Extension CEOEL

Athena is an associate professor of philosophy, and this summer she’ll be creating an online version of one of her courses.<p>Her chair/dean has asked …

How professors can get students to put down their cellphones in class (essay)

How can you get students to put down their cellphones and engage in class? Dwight DeWerth-Pallmeyer offers some suggestions for helping them give up …

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Five Classroom Assessment Techniques for the Online Classroom

Classroom Assessment Techniques (CATs) are valuable tools for helping faculty find out what students are learning and how well they’re learning it. …

New Resource on Open Access, Pedagogy, Learning – ProfHacker - Blogs

The concept of “Open,” particularly when it comes to Open Access, is something that we’ve written a lot about here at Profhacker. In fact one could …

Strategy Guide for Online Students (Real Approaches from Real Students)

For Online Class Discussions, Instructors Move From Text to Video

For many students, participating in online class discussions feels like a chore—a box to check off for participation points rather than a lively …

Make Online Education Great (For The First Time)

It’s human nature to think things were better in the Good Old Days. Even near-death experiences of yesteryear can be gilded with nostalgia. Like the time at dinner when my mom asked me to pass the mayonnaise. Inspired by the funky 70s-era combination she wore as she headed out for a night of disco …

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Some academics worry that new tools enable plagiarism to bypass detection

The proliferation of online tools allowing students to paraphrase academic work for their own assignments is facilitating plagiarism, according to …

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Getting started… | Blended Learning @ Business - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

<b>How do you envision that integration between online and face-to-face in your course?</b><p>The first step to create or re design your course into a blended …