New Study Finds that Undergraduates Crave More Online Learning

Educause’s 2017 ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students

There were no major surprises in Educause’s 2017 ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology. For four years running, the number of students preferring a blended learning environment that includes “some to mostly online components” has increased and those preferring a face-to-face only learning environment has continued to decline.

Online Courses as Good as In-Person Classes

Online Courses as Good as In-Person Classes

I was surprised by the tone and conclusions of the recent opinion piece by Jing Liu, ” It’s Time to Ask Why Online Learning Isn’t Working,” published in “Inside Digital Learning.” Perhaps online learning is struggling at major universities — after all, there is an obsession to turn online learning into profit centers, right?

Is Online Education Opposed to Face-to-Face Education?

Is Online Education Opposed to Face-To-Face Education? [M.A. Escotet] via Scholarly Blog

Open education is particularly characterized by the removal of restrictions, exclusions and privileges; by the accreditation of students’ previous ex­perience; by the flexibility of the management of the time variable; and by substantial changes in the traditional relationship between professors and students.

Next Generation of Online Education: “Learn by Doing” in a Digital World

Next Generation of Online Education: “Learn by Doing” in a Digital World

Dimensional Learning Solutions has interactive online courses that allow students, their parents, schools and organizations to “learn by doing.” Find out more and view courses here. Gone are the days of digital textbooks and lectures. There are approximately 2.7 million students enrolled in online courses in the U.S.

DIGITAL DAWN: OPEN ONLINE LEARNING IS JUST BEGINNING

Digital dawn: open online learning is just beginning – The Tech Edvocate

This article was written by Craig Savage Universities are traditionally seen as exclusive institutions for the few, not the many. But that is changing as a new wave of online courses throws open the doors of academia to all. Led by world renowned American institutions like MIT and Harvard, this push to democratise learning is being taken up in Australia too.