researches and classifies online programs, tracks technological and pedagogical innovations in online instruction, interviews experts in the field, and publishes comprehensive, up-to-date information on various types of online degrees and programs. The site is designed to provide students with a definitive and expansive

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(1 days ago) 20 Great Mobile Apps for Online Students. These great apps can help even the most resourceful online student stay organized, write papers, prepare presentations, and network. Adaptive Learning: How Online Colleges Tailor Programs to Student Needs.

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Higher Education Best Practices for Faculty and Students

(1 days ago) This feature details twenty mobile apps that are readily accessible and that can serve various educational functions, from facilitating group projects (Slack) to editing video (Magisto) and more. Memrise, for example, is an app to help students who are learning a foreign language, while Mendeley is designed to facilitate academic research.

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Artificial Intelligence & Online Education: AI Innovations

(4 days ago) Apps like Cram101, from Content Technologies, use AI to break down a textbook into a digestible study guide, with chapter summaries, practice tests, and flashcards. Overall, adaptive learning tools will continue to make learning quicker, smarter, and more individualized. Intelligent Tutoring Systems

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The Virtual Classroom: Online Learning Platforms

(5 days ago) Mobile Tools: Smartphone and tablet-friendly apps and features that allow students to access course technology on-the-go. Personalized Learning Paths: Functionality that allows students to choose from various learning media and whether instruction is delivered synchronously or

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Chinese-American Competition in Educational Technology

(5 days ago) These Chinese apps have bridged disparate internet spaces between countries by becoming the rare non-American apps taken up by users globally. So with the growing investment, development, and usage of digital products, can the edtech industry expect to see a similar convergence and play for dominance between Chinese and U.S. companies?

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How to Upgrade Your Employability Online

(1 days ago) The 60-hour course, entitled Developing Android Apps is a collaboration between Udacity and Google and covers both the theory and practice of application development. If your ultimate goal is to work online, you may want to learn some critical technical skills, such as photo editing or graphic design. Indeed, skills in specific software

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Online Degree …

(9 days ago) Increased Flexibility and Academic Autonomy. “The flexibility and ability to dictate the times in which you access coursework are some of the largest advantages to earning a degree online,” says Steele. “For in-person formats, often students are at the mercy of the institution and the …

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Adaptive Learning: How Online Colleges Tailor Programs to

(5 days ago) Adaptive learning leverages software to allow university students learn in a way that makes sense for them. Adaptive learning learns about a student as they learn and then presents the best version of a course for that student, thereby adapting the process to his or her needs. For schools like Arizona State University, profiled below, adaptive

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The Realities of Cheating in Online Classes & Exams

(9 days ago) Myth: Online students are more likely to cheat. Reality: In a recent study from Marshall University, 635 undergraduate and graduate students were surveyed on student cheating behaviors. The researchers found that while 32.1% of respondents admitted to cheating in a face-to-face class, 32.7% admitted to cheating in an online course.

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Top Online Education Technology Startups 2021

(9 days ago) The company was founded in May 2010 by Eren Bali, Gagan Biyani, and Oktay Caglar. The MOOC is available online and through Android, iPad, and iPhone apps, with courses that can be taken at any pace and the course content can be created by instructors according to the instructor’s choice.

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How Do Universities Design Online Programs

(8 days ago) How Do Universities Design Online Programs? Whenever possible, allow, encourage, or require the learner to be an active participant in the experience, rather than simply a passive receiver of information. The global online education industry will reportedly grow from $107 billion in 2015 to $325 billion in 2025, tripling in size over the next

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How Big Tech Innovations Affect Educational Equality & Access

(3 days ago) Several big tech companies like Amazon, Google, Apple, and Microsoft have shown they are willing to provide many free educational tools: Google Classroom, Google Apps for Education, iTunesU, Amazon Web Services Educate, Office365 for Education, and Skype in the Classroom, to name a few.

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What are the Pros and Cons of Learning a Language Online

(1 days ago) Apps like DuoLingo are gaining popularity and traditionally in-person classes have moved online. In 2020, Duolingo’s user base has reached 42 million active users per month, up from 30 million in December 2019. When the spring peak of the pandemic hit globally in March 2020,

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Ask Professors: Pros and Cons of Online Learning

(8 days ago) Accountability. One of the challenges with online education today is this kind of check-the-box mentality, where students may have the tendency to view their online education as a means to an end rather than a total learning experience. There is a sharp difference between viewing education as a process of papering—simply put, a degree—and

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Law School Goes Online

(3 days ago) 20 Great Mobile Apps for Online Students Adaptive Learning: How Online Colleges Tailor Programs to Student Needs AI-Powered Adaptive Learning: A Conversation with the Inventor of Jill Watson

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One Foot in Academia, One in Industry: Working

(6 days ago) Laurence Moroney is another expert balancing work and academia; however, his academic and industry work are the same. He is an artificial intelligence advocate at Google and an expert in TensorFlow, an open-source machine learning library. He is also currently working with and Coursera to produce video training on the subject.

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How Widespread Online Learning is Changing the College

(4 days ago) 20 Great Mobile Apps for Online Students Adaptive Learning: How Online Colleges Tailor Programs to Student Needs AI-Powered Adaptive Learning: A Conversation with the Inventor of Jill Watson

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CACREP vs MPCAC Accreditation for Graduate Counseling Programs

(1 days ago) An overview of the differences between CACREP and MPCAC, two independent organizations that offer accreditation to master’s in counseling programs. CACREP is the older, more widely recognized accrediting body for counseling degree programs, and MPCAC is a newer organization that has a different philosophy and methodology for assessing and accrediting master’s in counseling and …

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Online Education in the Time of COVID-19: Interview with

(3 days ago) Online Education in the Time of COVID-19. By. Matt Zbrog. , During the COVID-19 pandemic, over half-a-million students in the US have been affected by a growing number of university closures. That number will rise—and it could end up saving lives. “Encouraging people to work and study from home helps stop transmission of the virus,” says

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Online Education Resources for Low-Income and Immigrant

(7 days ago) The use of apps, such as ClassDojo, Amplify Reading, and ST Math, vary across different grade levels, he noted. Currently, LAUSD is working with various providers of these tools and technologies to better connect the tools and simplify how they are being used by teachers, students and families. As of June, LAUSD said it has collected the views

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Digital Literacy and the Fourth Industrial Revolution

(1 days ago) Digital literacy today is a bit more involved. From using smartphone apps that engage clientele to buying goods with a click of a phone, digital skills have become basic life skills. Digital literacy for our age embodies a person’s ability to find and comprehend information online, even transform the information into meaningful, shareable

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Jill Watson: Using AI and Adaptive Learning to Help

(4 days ago) Jill Watson has the potential to be every teacher’s new best friend. A cousin of IBM’s Jeopardy-winning Watson, Jill is an AI-enabled teaching assistant who can answer student questions about a particular class and curriculum. Developed at Georgia Tech in 2016, Jill was first deployed onto the online discussion forum of a graduate-level

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What is Competency-Based Education (CBE) and How Does it

(8 days ago) Instead of relying on a rigidly structured timetable, CBE allows students to advance to another part of a course, or to another course entirely, based on their demonstrated mastery — or competence — in a certain area. It is important to note that competency-based learning is not a term with a universally accepted definition, and the way it

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How to Support Healthy Online Learning

(3 days ago) Dr. Amy J. Ko is a professor at the University of Washington Information School and an adjunct professor at UW’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering. She directs the Code & Cognition Lab, where she studies the human aspects of programming. Dr. Ko’s earliest work included techniques for automatically answering questions about program behavior to support debugging

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Becoming an MSL Interview: CEO, Medical Science Liaison

(4 days ago) The overriding trend of virtualization was apparent in the survey as well, with 77 percent were either somewhat or very receptive to virtual engagement via apps like Skype, WebEx, and Zoom. Most importantly, two-thirds of respondents said MSLs should continue to use virtual engagement even after the pandemic ends.

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Education for All: Online Education & ESL Students (ESOL, ELL)

(1 days ago) Education for All: Online Education & ESL Students. The key to helping students retain skills in a new language is providing them a low-risk, comfortable environment where they feel safe making mistakes and trying new things. The subject of online education has become more and more common in mainstream discussions about learning.

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Can I Learn Game Design Online

(8 days ago) Dave Culyba Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University. Dave Culyba is an assistant teaching professor of the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University. He teaches classes for students going into careers in creative entertainment technology, often related to video game design, but also relevant to theme parks and other entertainment design.

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Strategy Guide for Online Students (Real Approaches from

(9 days ago) Strategy Guide: A Playbook for Online Student Success. During the past two decades, online education has democratized access to learning, specifically with respect to geography and time. By illustration, a farmer in the American heartland may be hundreds of miles from the nearest university, but she can still enroll in an MBA program; or a

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COVID-19: Students & Teachers Adapt to Online Education

(7 days ago) UNESCO has published a resource list of educational applications, platforms and resources to help parents, schools and school administrators facilitate student learning and provide social care and interaction during periods of school closure.. Many of the resources in the list are free and available in multiple languages. The list is categorized based on distance learning needs, including

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Reskilling for Tomorrow: Coding Boot Camps

(9 days ago) Websites, apps, databases, automatic processes, daily operations, and accounting are just a few examples of the areas in which programmers are required. Currently, there’s a shortage of qualified applicants for one of the economy’s fastest-growing job sectors.

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Is Online Learning the New Normal

(8 days ago) One of the schools charted in the study, Western Governors University (WGU), which is a fully online institution, reported a five-year compound growth rate of 17 percent as of 2019 enrollment numbers. But in the most recent two years, it saw an even higher 30 percent growth in enrollment from 91,436 to 119,618 students.

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Meet and Connect with Top Marketing Professors on Twitter

(2 days ago) On Twitter, he shares “The Bhupesh Shah Daily” where he comments on behavioral economics and the rise of consumerism on social media apps. JAGDISH N. SHETH, PHD - Emory University Dr. Jagdish N. Sheth has over 50 years of experience in teaching and research at various prestigious universities, including the University of Southern California

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Guide to Employers Who Subsidize Online Education

(4 days ago) UPS Earn and Learn Program. UPS’s Earn and Learn tuition assistance program offers employees up to $5,250 in annual tuition assistance, with a whopping lifetime maximum of $25,000. Eligibility begins immediately, and part-timers can take advantage of the program, with opportunities for full coverage of tuition and fees with partner universities.

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Ask Professors: How Can Students Shine in Online Classes

(9 days ago) David Davies, Professor of Anthropology and Director of the East Asian Studies Program at Hamline University. David Davies is a professor of anthropology and the director of the East Asian Studies program at Hamline University, a small liberal arts college in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He has extensive research, fieldwork, and professional experience in East Asia with a primary emphasis on China.

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Interview with Jared Stein

(Just Now) Mobile Apps (in General) – For many LMS companies, mobile is an afterthought. Instructure designed Canvas to be a great user experience regardless of the user’s device. We four native mobile applications free for download on both phones and tablets (Canvas, Speedgrader, Magic Marker, Polls).

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Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota Online RN to BSN Program

(Just Now) The iPad comes preloaded with apps and programs to support students throughout their online learning experience. Courses for the online RN to BSN include two communication courses, one healthcare management course, eight core courses, and a capstone course.

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Interview: Joowon Kim

(7 days ago) She’s an expert in VR game art, animation, mobile and video game development, business planning, and community outreach. She serves as a lecturer at the University of Houston and is the cofounder of the LevelUp Camp, which teaches kids how to design their own VR/AR environments, websites, and mobile apps.

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Interview: Kristina Carson, Product Marketing Manager at

(2 days ago) Kristina Carson is a product marketing manager at Disney Consumer Products and Interactive, where she promotes large games such as Disney Emoji Blitz, and is also the president of Good Cookie Games LLC.She served formerly as the director of marketing for Shinra Technologies, Inc., a product marketing manager at Microsoft, and a credit derivatives trader on Wall Street.

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Best Practices for Securing Student Data: Key Takeaways

(7 days ago) Furthermore, online learning apps and programs routinely collect thousands of data points while students are using the systems. This data can be used for both educational and non-educational purposes to support personalized learning, inform academic and business studies on education, improve software, or market a product to potential buyers.

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Calbright: What We Can Learn From the Nation's First

(Just Now) Recently opened in October 2019, Calbright College is the nation’s first fully online community college. Offering degrees for working adults in information technology (IT), medical coding, and cybersecurity, Calbright is intended to be a publicly-offered program that provides high-quality, affordable, and flexible job training and education.

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