Online Learning's 'Greatest Hits'

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From the very start of digital education, the big question has always been: ”How can students learn effectively, if they’re not face-to-face with their instructors?” More than two decades ago, when I was hired at Stevens Institute of Technology, as dean of web-based distance learning—a quaint title for what is now known as online learning—few tools were available to help faculty migrate their on-campus courses online.

How Online Learning Works

Edudemic

Online learning is an accessible, practical education option. Students of all ages are learning through distance courses instead of in a physical classroom. The post How Online Learning Works appeared first on Edudemic.

Why making, coding, and online learning are the real trends to watch

eSchool News

Take a casual flip through this year’s trend-predicting Horizon Report, released today, and you’ll find plenty to get excited about. By contrast, the report’s short-term developments, online learning and makerspaces, have a distinct yesterday’s news vibe about them.

Can Online Learning Help Higher Ed Reverse Its Tuition Spiral?

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Online to the Rescue As an online dean, over two decades my philosophical position was that there should be no difference between virtual and face-to-face education. To avoid establishing an academic class system, with online the bargain-basement poor cousin of the superior designer model on campus, colleges must set the same price, too. In my new book, Going Online , I argued: “By and large, colleges and universities charge the same tuition on campus and online.

7 e-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017

Neo LMS

Whether they used online courses as a stand-alone teaching technique – or as part of a blended learning environment – teachers did their best in delivering the best education they could. 7 e-learning trends for educational institutions in 2017. E-learning

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10 K12 education trends to look for this year

eSchool News

We may technically be in the middle of a school year, but starting a new calendar year has us looking at and forecasting the new K12 education trends we expect to see in 2019. In fact, we’re excited to see what role these trends will play going forward and into the 2019-2020 school year.

?Why an iTunes Model for Online Learning Is Bad for Educators

Edsurge

Many online learning platforms, such as LinkedIn Learning and MasterClass, are indeed pivoting towards business models that look a lot like subscription-based streaming services Pandora, Spotify or Netflix. However, just as the iTunes business model is deeply disadvantageous to artists, online learning platforms are now granting online instructors smaller and smaller shares of the revenue as they steer business models in the streaming direction.

5 trends for seeding CBE growth

The Christensen Institute

As a result, we would predict that time-based metrics and incentives could thwart many efforts to reinvent learning in a competency-based manner. Here are five trends that have the potential to allow new models to take root: 1. digital learning ) to schools to pursue various models, all of which might qualify as competency-based. An American Youth Policy Forum (AYPF) publication looked at the overlap of afterschool programs and competency-based learning models.

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Can online learning level the AP playing field for rural kids?

The Hechinger Report

When the lecture ended, they had yet another to chance to learn: A physics video chat with their tutor, a sophomore physics major at Yale. Holmes County Central High School is one of eight rural schools participating in a new, blended learning AP Physics program.

Teach Online to Decrease Your Carbon Footprint

WizIQ Education & Technology

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?The Future of Online Learning Is Offline: What Strava Can Teach Digital Course Designers

Edsurge

I became a Strava user in 2013, around the same time I became an online course designer. Why was the fitness app so “sticky” as opposed to the online learning platforms? How could we apply the same practices to learning? I’ve come to believe that one of the biggest misunderstandings about online learning is that it has to be limited to things that can be done in front of a computer screen. This trend holds true across other online courses.

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5 Biggest Barriers to Education Technology

Edudemic

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School of Me: Letting students study what they want, when they want is the latest education trend

The Hechinger Report

A fifth grader works on a digital lesson as part of a blended learning program. We have proven the fact that all children can learn — and can learn well — under the right instructional circumstances,” said Kenneth W. What is personalized learning?

Top Ed-Tech Trends: A Review

Hack Education

Things feel quite uncertain moving forward, despite all the certainty one can supposedly muster from looking back – from looking at the near-term or long-term history and trends. This year’s “Top Ed-Tech Trends” are mostly the same as previous years’, despite marketing efforts to hype certain (largely consumer) products – 3D printing, virtual reality, Pokemon Go, and so on. ” They’re not all “trends,” really.

Are We On Track?

Doug Levin

Published in 2008, "Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns" predicted that the growth in computer-based delivery of education will accelerate swiftly until, by 2019, half of all high school classes will be taught over the Internet. Blog Trends Disrupting Class online learning virtual schools

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The Enduring Power of Print for Learning in a Digital World

Digital Promise

Given this trend, teachers, students, parents and policymakers might assume that students’ familiarity and preference for technology translates into better learning outcomes. Reading was significantly faster online than in print.

Are 1-to-1 'Maker Space' Tools the Next K-12 Trend?

Marketplace K-12

Gaming Innovation Online Learning 11 edtech electronicdevices makerspaceA New York City-based company, littleBits, is offering modular electronics components for schools and libraries through a 1-to-1 model common in the world of ed-tech.

Spotting the 2017 Trends That Fuel Edtech Innovation and Investments

Edsurge

Education technology spans a broad category of classroom tools, spanning corporate learning, language learning, digital learning content and more. For those that track this industry closely, the highlighted trends will not come as a surprise. Founders are finding incredibly creative ideas to make learning more accessible, engaging and inspiring. Here are some of the trends from 2017 we’re excited to share: 1.

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10 education trends for 2018

eSchool News

From shifts in school choice to student assessments to online learning, the educational landscape is constantly evolving. Below, experts from various areas of the education industry share trends that will help shape K-12 education in 2018.

Emerging Trends in Ed-Tech: Maker Spaces, Collaborative Learning

Marketplace K-12

Cross-posted from the Digital Education blog Over the next few years, schools will increasingly count on technology to try to spark student creativity, independent learning, and innovation, rather using digital tools in passive, rote ways, a new report predicts. Ed-tech Conferences Innovation Online Learning Social Media edtech iste2015 maker

Flipped Classroom Trends: A Survey of #HigherEd Faculty

elearning, mobile learning, gamification and more

Flipping the classroom might not be easy, but it puts higher ed students at the center of learning to promote better results. Blended Learning Higher Education Online Learning #flipclass #flippedclass #higheredFacultyFocus.com released the… Read more.

What’s next in ed-tech? These 18 trends

eSchool News

I do a lot of speaking about technology trends in education, and none of my talks seem to get larger audiences than those that address new or emerging technologies. So, what do the experts think are the key trends, significant challenges, and important developments in technology in K-12?

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15 Top Educators to Follow on Twitter in 2017

Edudemic

Teachers and educators can follow these 15 inspirational educators on Twitter to learn about the best and latest teaching trends directly from a source who knows what they're talking about.

Cursive in the Classroom: What Else is Becoming Obsolete?

Edudemic

Articles Featured For Students Tools Trends classroom classroom technology common core edtech featured learning online learning online tools resources toolsDetermining which concepts will be permanently left by the wayside is a challenge for many educators.

Spotting Trends and Delivering Data to Connect Edtech Tools With Educator Needs

Edsurge

Rambo, president of MCH Strategic Data , is working to provide edtech companies with high quality, reliable data that helps them connect with education professionals and understand trends in schools and districts. The deeper an edtech firm’s understanding of the changing education landscape, the better it can support teachers and students with the learning tools they most need. We have a feedback loop with district administrators, educators, faculty, so we listen and spot trends.

Can Online Learning Level the AP Playing Field for Rural Students?

MindShift

When the lecture ended, they had yet another to chance to learn: A physics video chat with their tutor, a sophomore physics major at Yale. Earlier this year, Illinois launched a self-directed online AP pilot program for 75 students at 10 rural high schools. LEXINGTON, Miss.

A trend to watch: teaching classes from one campus to another

Bryan Alexander

How can colleges and universities share courses online? Instead, the trend I’m watching is a kind of peer teaching, when campuses share curriculum and teaching with each other. All faculty felt more comfortable with online learning pedagogy.

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The Trends and Challenges Shaping Technology Adoption In Schools

MindShift

A panel of 59 experts from 18 countries discussed major trends in education that are driving the adoption of technology, as well as the big challenges to effective implementation. Trends affecting the adoption of technology in schools. TRENDS.

New trends for new teaching strategies

eSchool News

As education evolves, so do trends and strategies to deliver instruction in the best possible way. This week, we’ve gathered some of those trends in one place for you, from a new approach to science intruction to turning virtual teachers into online learning experts.

Penn State Starts Network for Entrepreneurs With Focus on Online Learning

Wired Campus

So are online programs by universities. Pennsylvania State University hopes to tap into both trends with a new effort to turn its campus into an innovation hub for ed-tech companies. The effort is called the EdTech Network, and officials hope it will spark entrepreneurship around the campus geared toward improving services for online students, said Craig D. Weidemann, the university’s vice provost for online education.

Marketplace trend update: 6 ed-tech developments

eSchool News

Remaining a tech-savvy educator means keeping on top of the myriad changes and trends in education, how technology can support those trends, and how teaching and learning can best benefit from near-constant change.

Is Technology Holding Students Back?

Edudemic

Articles Featured For Students Trends classroom classroom technology educational tools featured helping students online learning student engagement tips for teachersUsing technology in the classroom comes with a host of benefits.

How to Facilitate Inquiry-Based Learning through your Online Course?

WizIQ Education & Technology

Inquiry-based learning is an unorthodox method of learning which incorporates active participation of students by involving them in posing questions and bringing real-life experiences to them.

5 online education trends to watch in 2017

FETC Converge

In the past few years, more students enrolled in online courses, more organizations offered alternative credentials such as digital badges and nanodegrees and more employers accepted online degrees from job candidates. Uncategorized 1:1 programs artificial intelligence effective teaching Online Learning technology in the classroom

Bringing Art Back With Technology

Edudemic

Cuts to arts programs have shown a detrimental effect on learning motivation. Articles For Students Online Learning Trends classroom tools edtech educational tools featured helping students motivating students student engagement tips for teachers

A Teacher’s Guide to Long Distance Tutoring

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Articles How To Online Learning Tools Trends classroom technology featured online learning online tools tips for teachers toolsOur guide to long distance tutoring, where students get the extra help they need and teachers can help students succeed while making extra money. The post A Teacher’s Guide to Long Distance Tutoring appeared first on Edudemic.

When a college degree is no longer a ticket to the middle class

The Hechinger Report

He asks : What are the projections for the size of the middle class assuming current economic and demographic trends? With this in mind, more school districts and local governments are trying to identify lower-cost learning opportunities that can still vault students into well-paying careers.

Saving for College: Tech Edition

Edudemic

Articles Featured How To Trends classroom featured online learning tips for teachersJust as technological advances have changed the way people interact and shop, they're changing college savings too.

Data analysis reveals keys to student success

The Hechinger Report

Editor’s note: This story led off this week’s Future of Learning newsletter, which is delivered free to subscribers’ inboxes every Wednesday with trends and top stories about education innovation. But he believes the lessons learned at Trilogy are transferrable.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. These tasks are perfect for learning across the curriculum and especially for librarian-led learning.