When an idea as innovative as online learning starts to gain traction in our school systems, it’s important that we take the time to study both how it is impacting the educational environment now and how we can continue to leverage it in the future. In many cases, the…
Various employer-focussed courses at an affordable price, lessons that understand what you need to learn, sit at home and let the mentors arrive to give you lectures – well if you are thinking that these are the wishes of a day dreamer then hold on! You have news. With distance learning courses in UK even the impossible dreams are coming true. Distance Learning, a comparatively new way of acquiring education has been widely appreciated by countless individuals in last few years. But with…
Bryant & Stratton College Online today announced the addition of four new specializations to its Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in General Management degree program. The specializations include eCommerce, Human Resources, Marketing and Project Management. Each BBA specialization will provide students the opportunity to not only benefit from a solid business foundation with related courses in management, finance,…
At present, we are seeing a lot of innovations combining web 2.0 and Education. There is a new social network .com or platform coming up every day. I, as a teacher wonder which one will make a difference to my teaching and work as an effective collaborative online resource for students and teachers?
With some research, I have identified an good online collaborative learning platform . Here, you can see teachers and students learning together and fantastic use of Web2.0. FunnelBrain… Continue
Added by Judy Jacob on November 14, 2009 at 12:00am —
Education of today is validated after an exam, and most exams expect students to have the ability to retain matter taught to them and reproduce the same. Is this method right? This is a question which has been asked by many educationalists and more importantly, till the time the answer is determined, we need to ensure that every student has one method through which this exam can be conquered. Studies have shown, 48 hours after a…Continue
Technology has made its advent into various day to day aspects in the past few decades; one of the most important among them has been the innovative educational techniques being implemented today at schools, universities and also in the form of study guides to those students who require it. We have on one end universities which offer complete online degree programs for those who cannot fit a campus program into their schedule, and on the other end, many websites serve to help teachers cater to… Continue
Added by Judy Jacob on September 22, 2009 at 5:00pm —
The latest news is here, that Sony has also entered the E-Book reader market. The mobile eBook applications are not far behind, Safari's bookbag application for iPhone is one such example. This indicates that the eBook technology is definitely gaining momentum.
Combining eBooks technology with the collaborative social learning platforms will definitely changing the way we… Continue
In a recent study US Department of education indicates that the students who use online learning in addition to the classroom are more productive. This is definitely a move forward towards the use of online learning in mainstream education. Online learning is fun and interactive, the students who experience this are encouraged to use it more often. The ability to share and learn from other students anywhere in the world is a definite plus point.
How Web-Savvy Edupunks Are Transforming American Higher Education
Free online courses, Wiki universities, Facebook-style tutoring networks -- American higher education is changing.
......The online University of the People, founded by Shai Reshef, who made his fortune in for-profit education, signed up its first class this fall -- 300 students from nearly 100 countries. While it has yet to get accreditation, the not-for-profit plans to offer bachelor's… Continue
Added by Shai Reshef on September 1, 2009 at 1:00am —
In the Future, the Cost of Education Will Be Zero
July 24th, 2009 | by Josh Catone
The average cost of yearly tuition at a private, four-year college in the US this year was $25,143, and for public schools, students could expect to pay $6,585 on average for the 2008-09 school year, according to the College Board. That was up 5.9% and 6.4% respectively over the previous year, which is well ahead of the national average rate of inflation. What that means is that for many people,… Continue
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With a state-of-the-art website, TM now offers instant, online tutoring with whiteboard technology and live customer support 24/7. All you need is a computer with a broadband… Continue
Added by Henry Lane on July 21, 2009 at 1:17pm —
Earlier this week, a friend of mine, Phil Shapiro, wrote an article in PC World entitled, Students Love Moodle.I was surprised and pleased to learn that Phil's article chronicled my experience using Moodle with my sixth grade students on Long Island. As teachers we all have many , many stories about our classrooms and students throughout the years. Every year is… Continue