Online courses explode, but 90 percent of enrollees drop out within two weeks. Why?

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Source : getschooled.blog.myajc.com
Auteur : Satesh Bidaisee, Maureen Downey
Date de l’info : 3 août 2016

blogging-336376aThe recent growth of online education has been astounding. Last year, 35 million people signed up for at least one online college-level class. That’s more than double the previous year’s enrollment. The popularity of online learning is easy to understand. …

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Coursera rolls out first course on cryptocurrency for free

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Source : www.econotimes.com
Auteur : EconoTimes
Date de l’info : 8 août 2016

cryptoCoursera, a venture-backed educational technology company that offers massive open online courses, has introduced a free course on cryptocurrency, titled ‘Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Technologies’ that will begin from September. According to the course website, the course will focus on understanding …

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What Grad Schools Think of Your Online Bachelor’s Degree

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Source : www.usnews.com
Auteur : Jordan Friedman
Date de l’info : 1 août 2016

downloadGrad school admissions officers usually won’t instantly know whether applicants earned a bachelor’s degree online, says Sean-Michael Green, associate vice president of graduate enrollment at the University of New Haven, who focuses on arts and sciences, business, engineering, criminal justice …

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Gamification: Passing Trend or Pathway to Workplace Productivity?

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Source : www.thestreet.com
Auteur : Gina Ragusa
Date de l’info : 2 mai 2016

game handBusiness owners and CEOs are constantly searching for ways to remain competitive, keep employees engaged and boost productivity. Incentives, internal contests and training have often been used, but more recently companies are taking a closer look at the emerging phenomenon …

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SAM Labs raises $4.5M to turn kids into IoT-mavens

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Source : techcrunch.com
Auteur : Haje Jan Kamps
Date de l’info : 1 mai 2016

sam-labs-kitLondon-based SAM Labs just announced that it raised £3.2M ($4.5M) from a group of investors led by Imperial Innovations. In addition to the institutional investor specializing in commercial spin-outs from academic institutions, the round was padded out with smart money …

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With Genius Teacher, Advitiya Sharma aims to make education more adaptive for teachers and students

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Source : yourstory.com
Auteur : Harshith Mallya
Date de l’info : 2 mai 2016

Advitiya-SharmaFor the education system to run smoothly, both students and teachers need to be on the same page and the teaching methodology needs to evolve constantly with time. The worst case scenario of what could happen has been well portrayed …

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Facebook forums would boost MOOC completion rates

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Source : www.theaustralian.com.au
Auteur : John Ross
Date de l’info : 4 mai 2016

8adae6f98a9b4eb624b447b5619dfc23Subtle course design changes and Facebook-style forums could boost completion of massive open online courses, American researchers say. An analysis of 44 MOOCs offered on the Coursera platform has found that the timing and even titling of lectures could help …

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Developing country MOOC users not like those in the U.S.

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Source : www.ecampusnews.com
Auteur : Ronald Bethke
Date de l’info : 2 mai 2016

MoocA new study from researchers at the University of Washington has revealed that half of developing country MOOC users are receiving certification. And while many assume that the main barrier to developing country MOOC use is lack of technology skills …

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Online degrees could make universities redundant, historian warns

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Source : www.theguardian.com
Auteur : Richard Adams
Date de l’info : 17 avril 2016

OxfordOxford, along with all other universities, faces an “uncomfortable future” unless it embraces online degrees and draws up plans for raising billions of pounds to go private, according to the university’s new official history. The book, to be launched by …

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Opportunity Cost of Classroom Over eLearning Staff Training

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Source : blog.olivelearning.com
Auteur : David MacHale
Date : non renseigné

clockHow do you calculate the cost of your staff training? Some expenses are obvious: Classroom Hire. Materials. Hired trainers. Transport. Food. But what about the opportunity costs?Learning & Development is crucial to keep your workforce up-to-date and effective, not to …

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