Instructional technology / distance education

Study finds simple interventions can help certain online learners persist

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Study finds completing a 10-minute activity at the beginning of a MOOC can lead to significantly improved outcomes for certain at-risk learners.

Study explores efficacy of using digital models to teach anatomy

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Study suggests digital models can help medical schools, which face a shortage of cadavers, teach students human anatomy.

Magna Teaching With Technology Conference

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Fri, 10/06/2017 to Sun, 10/08/2017

Location

700 Aliceanna St. Baltimore Marriott Waterfront
Baltimore , Maryland 21202
United States

State authorization rule, long in the works, faces opposition in new Congress

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Education Department finally issues rule on state approval of online programs, but with opposition in Congress, it may never go into effect.

One university's approach to online faculty development: a radio show

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After several iterations, a college at the University of Cincinnati develops an old-time concept -- a radio show -- to teach professors new techniques.

ASCUE Conference 2017

Date: 
Sun, 06/11/2017 to Thu, 06/15/2017

Location

10600 North King Highway, Ocean Creek Resort & Conference Center
Myrtle Beach , South Carolina 29572
United States

St. Norbert College's 'computerless' computer lab shows impact of BYOD in higher ed

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After realizing virtually all students bring their own laptops to campus, Wisconsin liberal arts college opened an unorthodox computer lab.

Pulse podcast features interview about Sway, Microsoft's new presentation software

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This month's edition of the “Pulse” podcast features a discussion with Jill Sitnick, a technology strategist at Microsoft, about Sway, the company’s new mobile graphic presentation tool.

Blackboard, Pearson join IBM's ecosystem to bring Watson technology to higher ed

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IBM picks Blackboard and Pearson to bring the technology behind the Watson computer to colleges and universities.

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