Do online college degrees measure up to traditional degrees in the eyes of employers and recruiting agents?
This infographic from Drexel.com shows that they do, provided that 3 essential criteria are in place.
While MOOC enrollment can sometimes reach over 100,000 students, academics are beginning to wonder about how effective they are in providing a quality education. How successful are MOOCs in helping students acquire, retain, and apply freshly-learned knowledge?
In a recent OpEd article on Newsday.com, Marian Stoltz-Loike, vice president of online education for Touro College, wonders if MOOCs can truly be considered “education” or if perhaps they would be better described as “a new form of entertainment.”
Between July 2012 and June 2013, Google offered 5 online courses aimed at teaching internet skills to the internet community at large: Power Searching with Google (versions 1 and 2), Advanced Power Searching, Mapping with Google, and YouTube Creator Academy. The 5 courses were taught to a total of approximately 400,000 students around the world.
After the last course was over, Google published several observations on Google’s Research Blog.
Read on to find out some takeaways from Google’s experience with online courses.
“If you don’t know where you are going, you will probably end up somewhere else,” said Lawrence J. Peter, a Canadian educator and hierarchiologist of the last century. When it comes to online learning, this principle is undeniably true.
Read on to learn 5 reasons why providing clearly defined learning objectives improves student performance.
Schools spend a lot of time discussing and defining what to expect from their students, but what do students expect from their schools? In order to keep students interested in their learning, it is imperative to think about what students want and what will keep them happy with their learning.
“Leaving To Learn,” a movement dedicated to lowering student dropout rates by keeping students engaged in their learning, has identified 10 components of the learning process that students expect from schools.