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October 18, 2016

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Empowering Students to Make Sense of an Information Saturated World: The Evolution of Information Searching and Analysis How well students conduct research online is an increasing concern for educators at all levels but especially higher education. The paper describes the evolution of a course that grew from a unit within a course to a whole […]

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Supervision on Social Media: Use and Perception of Facebook as a Research Education Tool in Disadvantaged AreasThis exploratory study investigates how a typically disadvantaged user group of older, female learners from rural, low-tech settings used and perceived a Facebook group as a research supervision and distance learning tool over time. The within-stage mixed-model research was carried out in a module of a part-time, advanced midwifery education course in rural South Africa. […]

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Review of Online Programming Characteristics and Pricing at Private Not-for-Profit Two Year Col leges in the United StatesOnline programming has expanded greatly within higher education and much attention has been spent on public two year colleges (more commonly known as community colleges) and both private and public four year institutions. This research seeks to expand understanding of the small market of private not-for-profit two year colleges within the United States. The research […]

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Adjuncts Matter: A Qualitative Study of Adjuncts’ Job SatisfactionThe extrinsic factors that influence the workplace experiences of 27 adjuncts teaching online were explored. In this qualitative research study, the adjuncts’ lived experiences were examined through in-depth interviews. The results indicated three emergent factors which influenced the participants’ workplace experiences, and the alternative methods adjuncts employed to ensure their professional well-being. The emergent extrinsic […]

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Developing the digital literacies of academic staff: an institutional approachInstitutional engagement with digital literacies at the University of Brighton has been promoted through the creation of a Digital Literacies Framework (DLF) aimed at academic staff. The DLF consists of 38 literacies divided into four categories that align to the following key areas of academic work: Learning and teaching Research Communication and collaboration Administration For […]

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Ohio Community Colleges Announce Partnership with Western Governors UniversityAgreement extends online, competency-based learning opportunities to all community college graduates, offers a tuition discount to community college graduates and employees, and establishes a 3+1 transfer program in Nursing Western Governors University

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Online technology will open up global engagement in HEOnline learning as a phenomenon must evolve into an accepted form, entrenched as a culture rather than a separate entity within institutions, as there is little point in denying the increasingly significant role it will play in delivering higher education. University World News

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Oberlin Expands Its ReachOberlin College is looking to promote itself abroad through an online education program that pairs high school student researchers with faculty members — though not necessarily their own. Inside Higher Ed

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For-Profit Walden U., Once Tied to Bill Clinton, Put Under ReviewMinnesota education officials have launched a review of online PhD programs at a for-profit college with ties to former President Bill Clinton. NBC News

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