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Online Classes Get a Missing Piece: Teamwork

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The lack of social interaction could be one reason behind high dropout rates in online classes. Often in online courses students disappear and drop,” says Barbara Illowsky, dean of basic skills and online educational resources (OER) and a professor of mathematics and statistics at De Anza College in Cupertino, California. “I’m Education Technology Higher Education Postsecondary LearningMost online courses are a solitary experience for learners.

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Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. How a College Dropout Plans to Replace the SAT and ACT.” ” asks Campus Technology. Robots and Other Education Science Fiction. Via The New York Times : “Colleges Grapple With Teaching the Technology and Ethics of A.I. Via Edsurge : “ Robots Won’t Replace Instructors , 2 Penn State Educators Argue.

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*Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Via The Atlantic : “Why Many College Dropouts Are Returning to School in North Carolina.” This Edsurge article – “ OER is Growing at Religious Colleges , But Raises Unique Challenges” – strikes me as a little weird, considering the long relationship between open education (the conference, at the very least) and former BYU professor David Wiley.

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” “A Conveyor Belt of Dropouts and Debt at For-Profit Colleges ” by Susan Dynarski. Apple , as always, helps us see how criticism-free technology journalism can be. Via eCampus News : “ Barnes & Noble Education announces advanced OER courseware.” Via Campus Technology : “ Learning Objects Debuts Competency-Based Education Platform.” " Inside Higher Ed on its 2016 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology.