05 mai 2018

Why Is Online Learning Seeing a Surge in Popularity?

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. This year marks the 15th consecutive year of growth in what’s known as online, or distance, learning at U.S. colleges and universities. But a newer trend is seeing students fresh out of high school — not just the working adults that have dominated the online-learning world — logging on as well. More...

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Why an iTunes Model for Online Learning Is Bad for Educators

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. 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. Customers can now pay a monthly fee to get access to a library of content. More...

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Microsoft launches new online training courses for aspiring AI engineers

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. A new ten-course seminar for engineers looking to add machine-learning skills to their resumes is now available through the Microsoft Professional Program. The Microsoft Professional Program for AI will be available four times a year and it should take at least a few weeks to complete the training. More...

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Universities must expand reach to stay competitive

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. With their distinctive campuses, emphasis on research and scholarship, and singular form of governance, universities are sometime seen as academic sanctuaries, separate from the rest of society. While there is some truth to this notion, colleges, like other institutions, are also products of the society that shaped them—and they exert their own unique influence on society as well. More...

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Class Central Learner Survey (2017): MOOC Users Highly Educated, Have Experienced Career Benefits

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. We received nearly 2,500 responses to the survey. Overall, we found that Class Central users tend to be highly educated. You are interested in MOOCs for both personal and professional reasons, and many of you have experienced career benefit from MOOCs. More...

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TenMarks to shut down operations after 2018-19 school year

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Teachers expressed dismay after the Amazon Education company announced plans to “wind down” its personalized math and writing solutions. The news came as a surprise to K-12 educators who use the program for online, personalized instruction. More...

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What is the future of online learning in higher education?

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. With over six million students currently enrolled in online learning programs, there is no future in higher education except in online education. As universities adapt to better serve a growing population of digital learners, there will no doubt continue to be monumental progress made in educating all students, everywhere. More...

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Apple Introduces Apple Teacher For Teachers To be Inspired, Build Skills And More

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Apart from the hardware and apps which Apple has announced recently, Apple Teacher is an immensely productive tool for teachers. Apple Teacher is basically an online professional learning program for teachers. Teachers will have the ability to improve their teaching through various means. More...

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Amid speculation, Amazon continues to inch its way into e-learning

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Following the hire of a Stanford University leader in learning science, Candace Thille, speculation rose that e-tail giant Amazon was moving into the e-learning space. A new report by CNBC suggests the company is looking at its cloud to build a corporate training service. More...

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Digital Learning Strategies for Rural America: A Scan of Policy and Practice in K-12 Education

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. For many, discussions of rural America can summon images of rolling farmland, two-lane roads stretching on for miles, community picnics, and baseball. This nostalgia runs in stark contrast to the contemporary phenomenon of “rural America as political football” playing out on television screens each night—unemployment, addiction, hopelessness. More...

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