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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High MOOC completion rates in developing countries

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Source : www.universityworldnews.com
Auteur : University World News
Date de l’info : 21 avril 2016

363-itok=uBkUW7HRDeveloping world learners use massive open online courses, or MOOCs, very differently than their developed world counterparts, according to a new study by University of Washington researchers in the United States. The research shows that the low completion rates and …

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Worth Sharing: Global policy forum to forge future of online learning

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Source : minkhollow.ca
Auteur : Katrin Becker
Date de l’info : 19 septembre 2015

ropesUniversity World News did an excellent interview with HETL Chief Liaison and HETL Vice President, Professor Mandla Makhanya, Vice-Chancellor of the University of South Africa (UNISA), one of the largest universities in the world: “People from across the world have been …

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Zimbabwe: E-Learning Spurs Education Boom

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Source : allafrica.com
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online-learning-bannerE-Learning is becoming an increasingly popular means of offering and gaining education, with Web-based learning leading the way. By 2006, 3,5 million students were participating in on-line learning at institutions of higher education in the United States. According to the …

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What the Internet of Everything Will Do for Africa

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Source : allafrica.com
Auteur : David Meads
Date de l’info : 2 juin 2015

Internet-of-ThingsAs Africa’s leaders gather for the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town, one of the most important discussions will be about the impact of technology on the continent’s socio-economic development, and the investments needed to further technological growth. …

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Nairobi to host Startup Weekend on education

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Source : disrupt-africa.com
Auteur : Tom Jackson
Date de l’info : 25 mai 2015

Computer and BookStartup Weekend is a local grassroots movement of entrepreneurs learning the basics of founding and launching successful ventures. The education-focused event in Nairobi is aimed at producing new ventures with solutions that improve the delivery of education. The event will …

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E-learning makes further education a reality for tens of thousands of Africans

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Source : www.scmp.com
Auteur : Mark Anderson
Date de l’info : 25 mai 2015

108fab88-dd66-4b9c-91f7-2c4632bdbf7f-2060x1236Zuhur Yasin has never been to the United States, but she holds a bachelor’s degree from an American university. Part of Yasin’s studies in Somaliland, a self-declared independent country in Somalia, were spent in a classroom, lined with computers equipped …

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The Lagos e-learning initiative

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Source : www.tribune.com.ng
Auteur : www.tribune.com.ng
Date de l’info : 28 janvier 2015

image_gallery (2)The Lagos State Government has just introduced the e-learning platform that will enable pupils of schools in the state to learn through the Internet, using mobile phones and social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. The project, the Lagos …

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Online Learning Revolution Brings Business To Emerging Markets

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Source : www.businessbecause.com
Auteur : Seb Murray
Date de l’info : 18 janvier 2015

3db440ad16038a79An explosion of free or subsidised online content is helping to bring business education to emergent countries, potentially opening up careers for millions. Technological advances and a shifting workforce are changing the nature of education. The online learning revolution has …

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Online learning ‘the only way to go’

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Source : www.itweb.co.za
Auteur : Tyson Ngubeni
Date de l’info : 28 décembre 2014

1000_scholarshipsWits and UCT have partnered with international MOOC providers to widen access to learning material. As universities try to balance rising demand for tertiary education with expansion challenges, education experts say Web-based e-learning models will increasingly play a pivotal role …

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