If We Cannot Teach, You Can Keep Your Online Revolution

If We Cannot Teach, You Can Keep Your Online Revolution

Online learning is certainly a driving force in the higher education revolution, but the phenomenon of Internet-based courses is only part of the changes to come. In the furious rush to build virtual classrooms, colleges and universities may be …
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Education bill passed by Florida Legislature creates online school at …

Rick Scott a sweeping education bill that revises graduation standards and creates an online university within the University of Florida. The Florida House on Friday unanimously approved the bill, which was passed by a 33-7 vote earlier in the week by …
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Universities monitor online activity

Universities are gathering unprecedented amounts of information about students' online academic activities and backgrounds, helping to predict those who are most likely to fail. Many universities are introducing programs that monitor how long students …
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National credential program names first online training partner

National credential program names first online training partner

As the first online training company to formally partner with the Council for Professional Recognition, we are using online technology to elevate quality in the early childhood education workforce,” says Carla S. Rogg, MSW, President, ProSolutions …
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Online Witness Accounts and Videos of Aleppo University Bomb

Published on Apr 12, 2013. In Syria, net users provide witness accounts of fatal explosions at Aleppo University. Armenian blogger on trial locally for making fun of politician. And Wikipedia launches crowdsourced travel guide. Powered by NewsLook.com …
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Fla. Legislature passes sweeping bill that creates online university …

TALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers on Friday sent Gov. Rick Scott a sweeping education bill that rolls back graduation standards that just three years ago …
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Homophobic online slurs

Homophobic online slurs

… Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add VancouverSunOnline's video to your playlist. Sign in. Transcript Statistics Report. Published on Apr 12, 2013. The University of Alberta has launched a public service announcement in an effort to stop anti-gay slurs …
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Behavior course for hockey parents in NB

The province's hockey association wants parents to take an online course this fall that teaches proper behavior at the rink. The course is mandatory for parents of children between four and eight years old. But as Global's Brion Robinson reports, some …
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Distance Learning Regulation Needs Simplification, Officials Say

If a student pays for a class at a university outside their home state, they have little recourse for lodging complaints right now. That's a lot of potential unhappiness: Riley said nearly 7 million students in America are taking classes online at …
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Udemy adds revenue stream with private online learning sites for companies

Udemy adds revenue stream with private online learning sites for companies

Online learning site Udemy is launching a corporate training option that enables companies to create private online learning sites for their employees. udemy. Ambitious individuals who want to bulk up on new skills can turn to online learning site …
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Forbes: Online Media and National Identity in Jamaica

I was impressed by the way in which this university had reached out to its other local university colleagues with attendees representing both the University of the West Indies and the University of Technology. There also reached out to the Diaspora and …
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Proposal to streamline online higher education

A proposed compact among US states unveiled by educational organisations and state officials last Thursday would create a kind of common market for online education and make it easier for institutions to enrol students anywhere in the country, reports …
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500 attend online ed symposium

500 attend online ed symposium

“Almost three-quarters of universities have flat or declining tuition revenue, one quarter of which are public universities,” Selingo added. The solution, he said, could be online courses. Massive Open Online Courses, like those offered by Coursera and …
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Philadelphia Approves Biologix Solutions Online Bloodborne Pathogen Course …

Philadelphia, PA, April 13, 2013 –(PR.com)– Philadelphia Department of Public Health approves Biologix Solutions LLC to offer Online Bloodborne Pathogens training to obtain or renew a body art license. Body art professionals can now satisfy the …
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Lawmakers approve major changes in graduation … – Miami Herald

Lawmakers approve major changes in graduation requirements, online university . By Kathleen McGrory. Get Adobe Flash player. A bill that would revamp high …
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What is the best online university? – Yahoo! Answers

What is the best online university? – Yahoo! Answers

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California Universities Aggressively Expand Online Courses, Finds Failure …

The largest university system in America is aggressively expanding its experimental foray into Massive Online Open Learning (MOOCs), based on an unusually promising pilot course. The California State University system will offer a special “flipped …
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OU offering free online course about the Second Amendment

Six OU professors – two from the law school and others with expertise in history and political science – take part in the online lectures, which address issues ranging from the 18th century intellectual background for the Second Amendment to the key …
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Some Duke faculty question online courses for credit | The Chronicle

Some Duke faculty question online courses for credit | The Chronicle

Some faculty members have doubts about Duke's proposed for-credit online course model. Administrators and faculty discussed the University's potential …
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Legislature Approves Creation Of An Institute For Online Degrees …

The Florida House has unanimously passed a bill to create an online-only institute at an existing Florida university. “Florida is leading the charge on the digital …
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Several online courses offered through JCC this summer

JAMESTOWN – Online courses in several academic disciplines will be taught through Jamestown Community College and the State University of New York Learning Network this summer. Course listings, which include starting dates, can be accessed at …
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Smart Horizons Career Online Education's Chairman of the Board, Dr. Richard …

Smart Horizons Career Online Education's Chairman of the Board, Dr. Richard …

Smart Horizons Career Online Education's Dr. Richard Goldman named commencement speaker for University of Pittsburgh's 2013 School of Education graduation ceremony; will discuss entrepreneurship and employment opportunities within the for-profit …
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PSWS nursing instructor earns online teaching certificate

Penn State's Certificate for Online Teaching is a professional development program to prepare for online teaching success. The online course series provides faculty an “online student experience” while exploring a rich variety of critical topics …
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Learning analytics at Stanford takes huge leap forward with MOOCs

Graduate students Emily Schneider, Rene Kizilcec and Chris Piech work on a conference presentation describing their work analyzing student behavior in massive open online courses. The hottest thing about online learning might be the opportunity it …
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California Universities Aggressively Expand Online Courses, Finds …

California Universities Aggressively Expand Online Courses, Finds …

The largest university system in America is aggressively expanding its experimental foray into Massive Online Open Learning (MOOCs), based on an unusually promising pilot course. The California State University system will offer a special …TechCrunch
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Proposed compact offers online ed common market

Nearly 7 million U.S. students are currently accessing college courses online, but the regulations that authorize the universities and companies that provide those courses to operate vary from state to state. Many date to the pre-Internet era when …
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Course on development reporting open

African journalists with at least five years of experience are invited to participate in a six-week online course. The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is offering a course, “Covering Development in Africa,” which will be held May 20 – June …
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Push is on to streamline online learning

Push is on to streamline online learning

Distance and online education has proliferated on college and university campuses as an alternative option to the traditional classroom setting, particularly for nontraditional students such as working parents. In 2012, 47 percent of dual-enrollment …
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Certificates for online courses from July

The National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) is led by IIT and IISc and has Google, Nasscom, TCS, Cognizant and Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) as partners. The web-based courses went online in October 2012.
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IT companies giving inputs for online course

CHENNAI: National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL), led by IIT and IISc, will move to a massive open online course platform, which may be provided by Google's Coursebuilder or Harvard and MIT-promoted online course platform …
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