Articles Tagged with "Distance Education "

The Flipped Classroom

Tue, 26 Feb, 2013    21st centurybloom's taxonomycollegdistance educationflipflipped classroomhigher learningonlinetechnologytransmission

For so long, almost every college classroom has looked the same whether you were in Buies Creek, North Carolina, Cambridge, Massachusetts, or Columbus, Ohio.  These classrooms contained typical college students, desks or tables to sit at, and a professor who stood behind a podium and lectured to the class and almost certainly dominated the discussion, whether by design or not.  Let's flip this around...

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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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What Did She Say?

Tue, 6 Nov, 2012    distance educationonline

This infographic does a great job of covering the basics of online learning:

http://studentforce.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/edtech-cheatsheet.jpeg

Katherine Spradley
Distance Education
Campbell University

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Why Quality Matters…

Tue, 11 Sep, 2012    course designdistance educationevaluationperformancequality

In a distance education program, quality not quantity should be the focus.  Quality of the courses and programs offered not quantity of courses and programs.

But how do you assess quality without infringing on academic freedom?  Distance Education has begun a strategic enhancement initiative to address quality.

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