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Mind the money, not the Moocs

Source:<p>In 2014-15, Hefce will have very little room for manoeuvre in its funding to absorb any cuts, making it difficult for it to ‘save’ any …

Blended-Learning Model Definitions

1. <b>Rotation model</b> – a program in which within a given course or subject (e.g., math), students rotate on a fixed schedule or at the teacher’s …

Sebastian Thrun's Online Goal: Act Where College Isn't Working

Udacity is growing up. The online education company, founded by former Google research whiz Sebastian Thrun, stirred up controversy last year with Thrun’s assertion that in 50 years there might be only 10 higher-education institutions left in the world — and that he intended to stand among them. …

Is It A Book Or An App? Digital Publishing Combines The Two In A New Medium

Fifty years ago Marshall McLuhan famously coined the phrase “The Medium is the Message.” What he meant was that the medium on which you receive content significantly influences your perception of the message. This is a point that is often missed in commentary about the rise of the e-book. A tablet …

How to Bring Quality Online Education to a Global Student Population

<i>Editor’s Note: How do we deliver healthcare, education, nutrition, financial inclusion and other social goods in a sustainable manner to the populations that need them most? This article is part of “The Art and Science of Delivery,” an anthology of essays published by McKinsey & Company in honor of</i> …

Nature's publishers to launch open-access platform for data sets

Scientific Data will publish “data descriptors”: citeable descriptions of the contents of data sets that will contain structured information created …

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International perspective: an American student in China<p>American student Roan Guinan first encountered Tsinghua University on a school trip, and then …

Vakblad Transfer — Nuffic

Internationaliseren op de basisschool kan op verschillende manieren. Bijvoorbeeld door Engelse, Franse of Duitse taallessen te geven. Maar ook via …

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Use data to build better schools

How can we measure what makes a school system work? Andreas Schleicher walks us through the PISA test, a global measurement that ranks countries …

Build a School in the Cloud

Onstage at TED2013, Sugata Mitra makes his bold TED Prize wish: Help me design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can …

TED Talks

RT @eusvanhove: @hminkema @paul_van_meenen Veel geld van het @MinOCW budget komt niet terecht op de werkvloer. http://t.co/0xtFTWwdDk

Hacking Higher Education: Dale Stephens and Unschooling

Part higher-education critique and part self-help, <i>Hacking Your Education</i>by Dale Stephens isn’t an academic deconstruction of higher education so much as a guide for pursuing an alternative education. To understand the book, it’s better to start with the epilogue. Stephens states, “How do we help …

Steps and Leaps Into Next-Gen Learning

As schools across the country adopt blended-learning models, a few clear trends are settling in, and, at the same time, some groups—like the Next Generation Learning Challenges—continue to help schools push the design envelope on what’s possible for students.<p>First, many schools are embarking upon a …

The Education Of An Algorithm

It’s fun to look at old pictures of Bill Gates from back when he was a boy genius.<p>Unlike Mark Zuckerberg, he arrived on the scene looking very much like the nerd he was; big glasses and a sheepish grin, like he was just happy, albeit a bit embarrassed, to be invited.<p>He’s changed a lot since then. …

'Ruim 10.000 studenten minder door leenstelsel' | NU - Het laatste nieuws het eerst op NU.nl

Dit blijkt uit een maandag gepubliceerd onderzoek van het Centraal Planbureau (CPB). Het kabinet wil de huidige basisbeurs voor studenten, die een …

Cookies op Trouw

Trouw.nl en krant.nl gebruiken cookies en vergelijkbare technologieën ("cookies") onder andere om u een optimale gebruikerservaring te bieden.<p>Ook …

The Most Thorough Summary (to date) of MOOC Completion Rates

How many times have you heard the statement that 'MOOCs have a completion rate of 10%' or 'MOOCs have a completion rate of less than 10%'? The meme …

RSA ANIMATE: Changing Education Paradigms

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Are Full College Degrees the Next Step for Coursera?

It’s hard to believe that Coursera has been in business for only a year, as very few companies can match it for the amount of news and hype its …

Your first degree course is a MOOC

The quest for a sustainable business model for xMOOCs (those open courses offered by major universities) continues with a variety of possible …

RT @Beerkens: Graphic: MOOCS - the big three (source: @timeshighered) http://t.co/ixal9SRE

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Hoger onderwijs wil flexibel deeltijdonderwijs niet bekostigen

Terwijl vanuit de overheid deeltijdonderwijs idealistisch wordt gestimuleerd vanuit het idee van 'leven lang leren', kampt dit soort onderwijs met …

Emerging Student Patterns in MOOCs: A (Revised) Graphical View

In part 1 of this series of posts on MOOC student patterns, I shared an initial description of four student patterns emerging from Coursera-style …

Ook bij mbo-instellingen vaker selectie aan de poort

De instellingen doen dit vanwege de dreigende boetes vanuit de overheid, wanneer er teveel leerlingen uitvallen aan de instelling. Kansarme jongeren …

Leiden eerste universiteit met bsa in tweede jaar

Het negatief studieadvies geldt momenteel alleen nog voor studenten in het eerste jaar van het hbo of wo. Als het aan minister Jet Bussemaker ligt, …

Get Ready for a Smart World

Wat zijn cookies?<p>Cookies zijn kleine tekstbestanden die worden opgeslagen op je telefoon of computer. Op basis van cookies kun je bijvoorbeeld worden …

Klasbord: Nederlandse iPhone-app verbindt leraar en ouders

De Nederlandse applicatie Klasbord gaat vandaag officieel van start op iPhone en Android. De iPhone-app heeft daarvoor een belangrijke update …