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Getting the most out of an online education

Getting the most out of an online education
(Reuters) - Online learning just got a lot bigger: Last week the University of Texas announced plans to bring its nine universities and six health institutions to the Internet. Courses from the state highereducation system will soon be offered via edX ...

Minnesota Coursera ban: State won't crack down on free online courses after all.: "For one day, Minnesota's Office of Higher Education felt the Internet's indignation as word spread that it was cracking down on free online college courses offered through Coursera and other websites. The bizarre bureaucratic decision was first reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education on Thursday morning, and it became Internet-wide news after my blog post about it Thursday evening went viral, thanks in part to the user-generated news board Reddit."

DPI planning 'in-depth' study of virtual schools
Herald Times Reporter
John Jacobs, director of the Wisconsin eSchool Network, an independent association that includes seven virtual charter schools, welcomed the DPI study but said he hopes it recognizes there is no “cookie-cutter” approach to digital learning. (Page 2 of ...

Ryan Underwood: Vanderbilt innovation guru joins online learning revolution
The Tennessean
And starting in February, he will become one of the first Vanderbilt professors to launch a class onCoursera, a new online education company that has partnered with 33 universities around the world to offer free courses to more than 1.3 million ...

Campus Connection: Online videos replace live lectures … and students thrive
... stem cell research. Follow his Campus Connection blog for the latest on higher education news in the Madison area. ... But it's becoming increasingly apparent that a good mix of online and face-to-face teaching and learning can trump the more ...

When digital etiquette matters
The Star Online
Those who use and embrace technology must be taught to observe rules and learn about proper online conduct. WHENEVER I go out with my teenage son, be it for a meal or ... He is not in secondary school anymore, otherwise his teachers would have a hard ...

Charter seeks student improvement in proposed D-49 transfer
Colorado Springs Gazette
As a large, statewide online school seeks to transfer its state charter to growing Falcon SchoolDistrict 49, east of Colorado Springs, one brick-and-mortar charter school may be considering an exit. ... There are more than a dozen GOAL Drop-In Centers ...

Middle school students test 'Teach to One' system
Kitsap Sun
This is the leading edge of the larger "blended learning" movement that many reformers think could transform education in the United States, harnessing technology to help teachers deliver personalized lessons to every child. Schools are experimenting ...

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Digital Discourse / Archives for online learning. SIIA Testimony to NY Education Reform Commission Calls for School System Redesign to Personalize Learning ...

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