Tag Archives: MOOCs

Taking MOOCs to the Next Level

Effectively helping to bridge the online learning credibility gap.   GUEST COLUMN | by Alice Bonasio The popularity of Online Courses has steadily increased in recent years. Millions of students have enrolled onto MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) offered by … Continue reading

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The Changing Landscape of Online Education

As consumers crave personalized experiences, education is no exception. GUEST COLUMN | by Chase Jarvis The concept is almost amusingly anachronistic today, but not so long ago learning beyond the four walls of a classroom meant something called “distance learning” … Continue reading

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Education Empowered by Digital Technology

With disruption of the education experience, a survey of some key trends to watch. GUEST COLUMN | by Anand Subramanian We have seen how digital disruption has dominated the educational experience over the past two years. The focus has now … Continue reading

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Learning for the Future

Why corporate training can’t lose the human touch. GUEST COLUMN | by Bernd Welz Technology has impacted nearly every aspect of modern life. Continued investments in the Internet of Things, digital transformation, and artificial intelligence prove that humans are counting … Continue reading

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Desperate for Disruption

A cyber security training community founder shares his lessons in online learning. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Having spent much of their careers in the I.T. and cyber security training sector, Ralph Sita and Ryan Corey came to realize how … Continue reading

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The Learner is the Winner

Sizing up MOOCs four years later: a tectonic transfer from institution to learner.  GUEST COLUMN | by Anne Trumbore When MOOCs dominated the news cycle in 2012, they promised a sea change in the way learners obtained education, whether by … Continue reading

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World-Changing Power

Through evolution comes challenges. GUEST COLUMN | by Jazz Gandhum The definition of education is “the process of teaching or learning” – and ever since the dawn of time, education has been central to the evolution of man. People always … Continue reading

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Meeting in the Middle

Innovative ways for underrepresented and underprivileged students to access STEM. GUEST COLUMN | by Frank McCallum There are plenty of conversations and predictions about the economy of tomorrow, but leaders and influencers agree that honing future workers’ STEM interest and … Continue reading

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5 Ways Technology is the New Methodology

A pioneer in massive online courses shares his perspective on a solid approach. GUEST COLUMN | by Ping-Cheng Yeh The children of today are exposed to tablets, phones, games, television and computers at an early age. Students of today love technology, … Continue reading

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The Changing Face of Corporate Learning

With online learning growth, new hurdles for access, quality, and applicability. GUEST COLUMN | by Bernd Welz There is an undeniable digital skills gap posing a threat to today’s enterprises. Knowing this, businesses are continually searching for new ways to … Continue reading

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Real Value

Leveraging edtech to graduate with career-ready skills. GUEST COLUMN | by Becky Fisher Only a few years ago, we judged colleges and universities solely on their ability to attract talented students. The higher the SAT score and GPA, the higher … Continue reading

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Machine Learning

Empowering the next revolution in education. GUEST COLUMN | by Raúl Garreta For the last couple of years, massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been revolutionizing the education landscape and the way people learn. Platforms like Coursera, Udacity, edX and … Continue reading

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Trends | The Future of Lifelong Learning

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The MOOCs Completion Conundrum

Developing tools that empower professors and scale the best of teaching. GUEST COLUMN | by Dror Ben-Naim One of the great ironies of online learning is that a tool created to foster personalized learning is actually quite impersonal, in practice. It doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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Novel Approach

A business course at the University of Oklahoma employs innovative learning techniques. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero Jeremy Short is the Rath Chair in Strategic Management at the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma. His research focuses … Continue reading

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Massive Issues, Massive Benefits

A perspective on pitfalls and progress of MOOCs over the past year. GUEST COLUMN | by Anne Trumbore The biggest issue with Massive Open Online Course (MOOCs) may be almost everything that has been written about them. MOOCs have been … Continue reading

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Trends | Are MOOCs the Future of Online Education?

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Trends | Infographic: Online Education Around the World

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Trends | Infographic: Adventures in Online Learning

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COOCs vs. MOOCs

Low cost, high quality: the advantages of COOCs over MOOCs. GUEST COLUMN | by Howard E. Horton As the economy continues to recover, higher education institutions are looking for ways to provide an affordable education to their students without sacrificing … Continue reading

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Two Areas Where Innovations Are Not Happening

Empowering families, parents and caregivers in early childhood education. GUEST COLUMN | by Chris Drew Saul Khan is flipping classrooms. Coursera and other MOOCs are opening access to elite universities in unprecedented ways. School choice and the chartered school movement … Continue reading

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Ticket to Your Dreams

Promising access to the very best instruction from the world’s experts could be interesting. INTERVIEW | by Victor Rivero In 2010, renowned sports photographer Chase Jarvis partnered with Craig Swanson to create an online space where professional photographers could teach … Continue reading

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Opening Up

Keep the learning system sustainable. Create a knowledge marketplace. GUEST COLUMN | by Andrew Grauer The increasing number of massive open online courses (MOOCs) in the education space proves that there is, no doubt, a wealth of great content and … Continue reading

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Trends | Infographic: History of Education

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Trends | Infographic: The Dark Side of MOOCs

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