If you are over 40 years of age, the internet has been for you an acquired taste, one which still feels just a bit awkward compared with the pen and paper you grew up with. Not so for those who are under 40. For them, working on the web, logging [...]
Posted by caroltrehearn on Apr 28, 2016 16:51 Online education is becoming more and more popular. From the comfort of your own home - or indeed anywhere you can get an internet connection - you can complete a whole range of courses from short certification courses to full master's degrees.
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Henry Lucas, a faculty chair at the University of Maryland's Smith School of Business and author of Technology and the Disruption of Higher Education: Saving the American University, argues faculty must come around to online education to keep their universities alive.
At a recent meeting of educational technologists, Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, the Chancellor of the fully online university, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University in Dubai, was asked what he saw for the future of education. His answer was pretty definite. "We all shop, but we don't go to the shopping mall.
With the rapid growth of e-learning comes an exponential rise in the number of tools, technologies and flavor-of-the-month market trends that appeal to chief learning officers looking for ways to weave new tools into their development strategies.
If you think Tickle Me Elmo is freaky already, wait until those talking monsters can beat you at Jeopardy!. Sesame Workshop, the educational nonprofit behind Sesame Street and its iconic characters, this week announced a partnership with IBM Watson to develop edtech for pre-school children. Sesame Workshop is no newcomer to tech.
One of the most exciting new features of Lectora® 16.1 is the new Test Results Object with Results Designer. Prior to Lectora 16.1, you could check the Use Customized Test Results checkbox on the Test Results ribbon and get an automatically generated page within your test that showed the test results.
What benefit do universities get who put courses on Coursera? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Daphne Koller, President and co-founder of Coursera, on Quora.