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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Can AI fix education? We asked Bill Gates

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Auteur : Casey Newton
Date de l’info : 26 avril 2016

The rise of smartphones has transformed the way students communicate and entertain themselves. But the classrooms they spend so much of their time in remain stubbornly resistant to transformation. On one hand, technology has long had a home in classrooms …

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EdX and Qualcomm to build the next generation mobile learning experience

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Auteur : MarketWatch
Date de l’info : 13 mai 2015

MobilePhoneSubway_webEdX, a nonprofit learning destination, and Qualcomm Education, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated QCOM, +1.37% the leading global provider of wireless technology, today announced a collaboration to further develop edX’s MOOC (massive open online course) mobile capabilities and enhance …

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Radically rethinking education

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Auteur : Mark Sullivan
Date de l’info : 27 mars 2015

032515_Askwith_060.jpgNew models are being tested and used to harness potential of digital age, speaker says Just as Amazon has gone from selling books to exploring package delivery by drone, higher education in the digital age is radically rethinking the models …

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Online Learning Revolution Pushes Further Into Corporate Training

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Source : www.businessbecause.com
Auteur : Seb Murray
Date de l’info : 23 mars 2015

0005446f3cf727baAs business warms to online learning, the Silicon Valley start-ups behind Moocs are pushing further into the lucrative field of executive education. The developers of Moocs – massive open online courses – have been reaping havoc on traditional education models …

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Mooc Developers Disrupt Business Education As They Hone Careers Focus

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Auteur : Seb Murray
Date de l’info : 22 mars 2015

57485d79747583aeThe business school as we know it is ripe for innovation by new technologies. For the liquid Mooc developers disrupting the market, employment is increasingly the priority. In an office complex in California’s Mountain View on the fringes of Silicon …

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2014 Business Schools: Who’s On The ‘Nice’ List

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Auteur : John A. Byrne
Date de l’info : 25 décembre 2014

21982feWere you naughty or nice? In the media, we tend to play up the negative angles. To use a holiday term, we stuff coal into everyone’s stockings. Maybe we’re natural grinches. Then again, like most, maybe we take selfless gestures …

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Activating ‘mindshare’

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Auteur : Michael Patrick Rutter
Date de l’info : 5 décembre 2014

Active-Mindshare605To teach is to take a risk. Before a traditional lecture, some faculty psych themselves up just as professional athletes do; others rely on grounding methods such as placing the lectern just so, or having a favorite kind of chalk …

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How the YouTube Culture Inspired Our MOOC

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Source : www.edx.org
Auteur : Claire O’Connell
Date de l’info : 13 novembre 2014

My MOOC journey started during my undergraduate time at MIT in Dr. Sebastian Seung’s 9.01 Introduction to Neuroscience course. Little did I know then that his innovative, never-settle character would inspire and drive my future work, from an online game to …

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Stanford Bets Big on Virtual Education

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Source : www.businessweek.com
Auteur : Natalie Kitroeff, Akane Otani
Date de l’info : 5 novembre 2014

Stanford’s Graduate School of Business took its relationship with online education to the next level on Wednesday, when it announced that a new program for company executives will be delivered entirely by way of the Internet. “I don’t know of anything else …

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