Wed, 13 Feb, 2013
A recent article by Turnitin suggests that faculty and students don't see eye to eye when it comes to scholarly research. While students find Wikipedia to be a valid source of information, educators often disapprove of its use as scholarly research. What are your students using to research and do you need to educate them on proper research...
Wed, 23 Jan, 2013
For this weeks blog post, I'd like to dispel some of the biggest myths that are out there regarding online education. Distance education actually traces its roots back to the mid-1800s when correspondence courses were used to help educate disperse groups of people throughout the country, however; the invention of the Internet led to a rapid influx of online learning at the higher education level...
Fri, 11 Jan, 2013
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Thu, 10 Jan, 2013
Course delivery via the web began in 1994 and has exploded ever since. There has been a steady growth in popularity of online education to the point that by the fall of 2010, almost one-third of post secondary students in the United States were taking at least one course online. By the end of this past year, 2012, many higher education programs, and big ones at that (MIT, Stanford, and Harvard), have thrown loads of resources, investments, and presidential backing behind a new concept called Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).