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MOOCs: Trends and Momentum

In part one of this three-part series, I explored the current state of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), their providers and the use cases in this shifting platform. What’s clear is that MOOCs ar

  • January 23, 2017|
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Why Choose Online or In-Person?

Beyond an Either-Or PropositionFrom classroom to online and back again. Research and experience suggest that neither setting alone may achieve the best balance between efficiency and efficacy. Tha

  • May 25, 2016|
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Restructure PD With “Micro-Credentialing”

Using Bite-Sized Training to Drive Personalized Learning, and PayWhile no agreed-upon, formal definition exists, micro-credentialing generally involves delivering bite-size bits of education, with

  • May 10, 2016|
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7 Tips for Fostering Online “Classrooms”

Online Learning Rules of EngagementOne of the potential downfalls of online learning is isolation. The ability to connect with instructors and other online learners can be key to engagement and su

  • May 09, 2016|
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Assessing Online Offerings

Online Learning May Hold Promise But Hefty Investments RequiredLike online magazines and the traditional print versions, it’s unlikely that online learning will replace the traditional kind any

  • May 06, 2016|
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Getting Students Excited About Online Learning

Coming Together to Discuss Blended Learning Options and OpportunitiesThey may be digital learners, but that doesn't mean they aren't also skeptics about the efficacy of online learning. As traditi

  • April 29, 2016|
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Online Education, for a Fee

Online, But Not So Open Anymore?Challenging the meaning of the first O in MOOC, Coursera's recent announcement that it will begin charging for grading in many of its courses shifts the business m

  • February 25, 2016|
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Putting MOOCs Under a Microscope

More Intangible, Than Tangible, Benefits from MOOC CoursesMOOCs (massive open online courses) have been around for a while now; are they providing any benefits? A recent study published in

  • February 15, 2016|
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