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7 Things You Should Know About Adaptive Learning Adaptive learning is one technique for providing personalized learning, which aims to provide efficient, effective, and customized learning paths to engage each student.Adaptive learning systems use a data-driven approach to adjust the path and pace of learning, enabling the delivery of personalized learning at scale. Adaptive systems can […]

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Online Course Quality: What do Nontraditional Students Value?This study analyzes nontraditional students’ perceptions of online course quality. Students were categorized into three groups: traditional, moderately nontraditional, and highly nontraditional. A survey instrument designed to assess online course quality and other demographic characteristics was administered electronically. Course quality was measured using the rubric associated with the eight Quality Matters (2008-2010) standards. A total […]

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Using eCoaching to Improve Practice of Novice Teacher EducatorsCoaching is becoming a more widely-accepted model of support for both preservice and inservice P-12 teachers. With the use of technology such as Bluetooth headsets and live streaming, coaching has become less intrusive and more “in the moment.” In this case study, we describe the use of an eCoaching process for two PhD students who taught […]

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“They Look at Themselves and Say: “Well, Okay…””: The Contribution of Video to Professional Identity DevelopmentThis paper focuses on the development of professional identity by the use of video technology. On the basis of empirical material from a professional bachelor’s e-learning programme, it is argued that the use of video can contribute to reflection of professional identity through its opportunities for visual reification of the professional “Me”: while acting in […]

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Are They Thinking Differently: A Cross-Cultural Study on the Relationship of Thinking Styles and Emerging Roles in Computer-Supported Collaborative LearningNumerous studies have recognized collaboration as an effective way of learning. When collaboration involves students from different cultural backgrounds, a question arises: Will cultural differences influence the manner in which roles are adopted within collaborative learning? In this study, a correlation analysis was used to explore the relationship between cultural factors and emerging roles among […]

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Seal to lead MSU’s Center for Distance EducationSTARKVILLE, Miss.—Susan Seal has been named executive director of Mississippi State University’s Center for Distance Education. Mississippi State

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Distance Learning Bridges the Digital Divide in Higher EducationDigital equity has long been a hot topic for K–12 schools. But small, rural colleges and universities have also had to tackle the issue to ensure their students enjoy the same resources and opportunities as students in urban locations and large institutions. EdTech Focus on Higher Education

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Penn State opens its first online bachelor’s degree in engineeringThe University is accepting applications for the new bachelor’s in software engineering offered through Penn State World Campus The Pennsylvania State University

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Coursera enrols governments in online learningCoursera, the online education platform, is targeting veterans in the US, youth in Pakistan and would-be financiers in Kazakhstan with the launch of a service where governments pay on behalf of users. Financial Times

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