Distance Learning

Colleges Start Reinventing Themselves

Colleges Start Reinventing Themselves

This from the Wall Street Journal: Colleges and universities are rushing to offer free online classes known as “massive open online courses,” or MOOCs. But so far, no one has figured out a way to stitch these classes together into a bachelor’s degree. Now, educators in Wisconsin are offering a possible solution by decoupling the […]

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Redesigning Campuses for New Models of Education

Redesigning Campuses for New Models of Education

We’ve posted before about how new models for learning are affecting how space is used on college campuses.  Over at Educause Review Online, architect Shirley Dugdale outlines ten principles for adapting campuses to the new world of technologically infused learning: Analyze the whole campus as learning space. Develop insights from user engagement. Plan to support […]

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Technology & the Ongoing Reinvention of Education & Workforce Development

Technology & the Ongoing Reinvention of Education & Workforce Development

The rapid adoption of technology into education raises profound challenges and opportunities for education and workforce development.  The latest in this saga is from the Atlantic: As the historical model of education continues to come into contact with disruptive technologies, those technologies strike increasingly close to the heart of education’s basic value proposition. Institutions like […]

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