Teaching Online

By Added by Joe Fahs | Resources including strategies and tips for teaching blended or fully online courses.

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Our online teaching blog is full of content and articles about online teaching best practices and online teaching careers.<p>Dr. Dani Babb and other …

Higher Education

What’s the Ideal Mix of Online and Face-to-Face Classes?

For community-college students, the answer might be three in-person courses and two online ones, according to new research.

Education

This is not the online learning you (or we) are looking for

Yes, I am no Obi Wan Kenobi, have no Jedi mind tricks, and am completely mangling the classic Star Wars line. But I like it.<p>In the notification …

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, …

9 Educational Websites That Offer Open Online Courses from Top Universities

July 1, 2017 The Internet and web technologies have radically transformed the concept of learning. They have empowered users with the necessary tools …

Online Students Need More Interaction with Peers and Teachers [#Infographic]

By Meghan Bogardus CortezNew research shows online learners are seeking more interaction, mobile device support and career services.

Education

Students Should Be Tested More, Not Less

When done right, frequent testing helps people remember information longer.<p>Testing is terrible for learning, destroys student and teacher morale, and impedes opportunities for productive, meaningful teaching. This oft-repeated axiom has become accepted as true without proof. Opposition to testing …

Pedagogy

5 Online Education Trends to Watch in 2017

Online students: There's a lot in store for you in 2017.<p>In the past few years, more students enrolled in online courses, more organizations offered …

Now that MOOCs are mainstream, where does online learning go next?

From AI-driven personalized learning to virtual reality, online courses will need to innovate to address their credibility issues and fulfill their enormous promise<p>There’s little doubt that online courses are proving popular with students all over the world. Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) …

Learning

​The Power of Choice: Why Online Classes Matter to Students

There is no lack of evidence to suggest that online classes have deeply transformed the teaching and learning landscape in higher education. In 2015, …

Education

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 …

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 MuseumThe 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.

Higher Education

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 …

Learning

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. For hundreds of years, young people …

Higher Education

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 …

Education

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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?A new survey of online education administrators at 104 …

Higher Education

10 Things Employers Think About Your Online Degree

Discover What Employers Look For<p>Online education's flexibility is ideal for those seeking a career change. For prospective online students, it's …

Online Testing

Is there an elegant way to administer exams in online courses?

Education

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

Here towards the end of the semester, I’m thinking about all of the different kinds of documents I’ve seen left behind on or near the departmental …

Due

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 …

College & University

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, …

Learning

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 …

Learning

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 …