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Competency-Based Learning: 10 Elements, 10 Tools, 10 Policies

Competency-Based Learning: 10 Elements, 10 Tools, & 10 Policies
Education Week News (blog)
A policymaker at the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) Virtual SchoolSymposium (VSS) said, "We want to advance competency-based learning, what kind of bill should we introduce?" Let's start by looking at the 10 design ...

Faculty Senate debates online education
The Stanford Daily
Senate Chair Raymond Levitt, professor of civil and environmental engineering, opened the meeting by applauding the recent election of four School of Medicine faculty to the Institute of Medicine, as well as the selection of Alvin Roth M.A. '73 Ph.D ...

Udacity co-founder talks online learning
The Brown Daily Herald
The ongoing discussion about online learning and its evolving role within higher educationcontinued Thursday afternoon at a talk given by Sebastian Thrun, co-founder and chief executive officer of Udacity, an online education program. Thrun's lecture ...

EdX platform integrates into classes
The MIT Tech
Nearly six months ago, Harvard and MIT announced the launch of edX, billed as a new online learning platform that would revolutionize education for students around the world seeking. But the universities associated with the nonprofit venture — which ...

Hobsons and UPCEA Partner to Advance Non-Traditional Student Success
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
Located in Washington, DC, UPCEA serves more than 350 institutions of higher education with a focus on professional, continuing, and online learning. The Association provides its members witheducational publications, programs, conferences, and ...

A Look at Policies Surrounding Online Classes and Schools in Florida
Teachers are being laid off, and “non-essential” programming, like art and music, are being eliminated; taxes are being raised, and schools and parents both are looking for any and all ways of salvaging at least some semblance of normalcy for the ...

Life in the academic lane
Financial Times
Jim Ellis, dean of the Marshalll school at the University of Southern California. As James Ellis – or Jim as he prefers to be known – leans back in his chair in the Financial Times offices in London and explains the benefits of online learning, it is ...

How Many Online High School Graduates Really Go On to College?
StateImpact Ohio
At some of those online schools, teachers work from their homes. At others ... That surprised us, since many large traditional public school districts do receive clearinghouse reports and use them to evaluate how successful they are in helping students ...

Tagged with Online Learning - Getting Smart
The directors of the International Association for K-12 Online Learning are an amazing group of system heads, school operators, philanthropists, and advocates.

Daphne Koller: What we're learning from online education - School ...
Daphne Koller is enticing top universities to put their most intriguing courses online for free -- not just as a service, but as a way to research how people learn.

Melbourne joins free online learning provider: Coursera | Land of ...
A month ago, I signed up to a Michigan course on coursera.org. Coursera offers incredible resources to all of us for top-quality life-long learning. It's great to see ...

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