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Myths About Online Education

Wed, 23 Jan, 2013    campbell decollaborationdistance educationmythsonline education

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...

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Online Education and the Development of MOOCs

Thu, 10 Jan, 2013    developmenthigher educationmoocsonline education

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).

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Interest in Pinterest:For iPad Integration?

Fri, 28 Dec, 2012    engagementintegrationipadpedagogypinterest

Do you have any interest in gathering and following iPad Integration for both faculty and students in a visual form? If so follow: https://pinterest.com/katspradley/ipads/

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Future of Technology in DE?

Fri, 28 Dec, 2012    computeripadlaptoptablets

This article by TIME Tech details the change from computers to tablets that is expected to happen in the near future.  I think it is already in progress.  Are you on board?

http://techland.time.com/2012/11/19/why-the-ipad-mini-is-a-disruptive-technology/?iid=obinsite

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