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January 10, 2019

USDLA Newsletter 2019 (01-07-2019)

A newsletter from earlier in the week.

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Dr. Farhad Saba
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Using Technology to Promote Postsecondary Success and Savings In 2013, the University of Texas at Tyler (UTT) began the implementation of the PATSS (Patriots Accessing Technology for Savings and Success) program, an initiative that seeks to increase the use of online technologies for instruction. A portion of a course’s classes a third, half, or […]

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RESEARCH-BASED ARTICLES OF THE WEEK
Do Alumni of Online Programs Give More Than Alumni of On-campus Programs?This multi-institutional study examined the giving patterns of alumni of online degree programs as compared to alumni of campus-based degree programs. Similarities and differences were statistically examined relative to the act of giving as well as the amount given to the respective institution by alumni within three years of the most recent degree conferred. Five […]

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Public Administration Field Placements for Online UniversitiesThis paper is a proposal that online universities should establish partnerships with city governments to create field placement opportunities for graduate students of public administration. The research was accomplished by reviewing current articles on field placements for traditional universities and by disseminating a 9-question survey to 100 cities across the United States. The findings from […]

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Using connectivism theory and technology for knowledge creation in cross-cultural communicationThis study examined the significance of connectivism theory and technology for knowledge creation in cross-cultural communication. The findings rely on the exercise designed and conducted by the facilitators of two different institutions/universities based in two different countries. This exercise was conducted for two intercultural management classes in New Delhi, India and Graz, Austria. This article […]

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Deviating From the Traditional Instructional Tools: Integrating Twitter in a Sociology of Deviance CourseAs the use of social media in post-secondary education expands, so does the research literature examining its effectiveness in engaging students. Studies have examined the use of Twitter as an assessment and engagement tool, and since this is a broad and growing research area, better understanding whether Twitter can promote these outcomes in an upper-level […]

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Moving Towards Sustainable Policy and Practice A Five Level Framework for Online Learning SustainabilityThis paper addresses the issue of sustainability in online learning in higher education. It introduces and discusses a five-level framework for helping higher education institutions to make the transition from enterprise to sustainable policy and practice in online learning. In particular, it responds to evidence in the literature regarding the lack of sustainability in online […]

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Research on the construction of seamless learning platform based on open educationThe implementation of the national education and lifelong education should break through the traditional learning mode in the digital era. A seamless learning environment is the intelligent form of deep integration of digital learning environment and physical learning environment. The development and construction of seamless learning space and platform is a new trend of international […]

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Key topics related to the use of new technologies in educationOh, you work at the World Bank, someone recently remarked to me. It must be great to have access to so much information and data about so many things. Yes, that’s certainly a perk of the job, I responded, although it can be overwhelming at times. What’s more interesting, and exciting, at least to me […]

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Cloud-based SaaS solution weConnect enables collaborative learning at the University of NorthamptonThe University of Northampton, one of the oldest universities in the UK, is leading the way in adding value to society. Staff is dedicated to share knowledge, support creativity and help students to make changes that will transform their lives. It recently invested in Waterside, a brand new campus, fully designed to adapt to 21st […]

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Villanova U. students are building a virtual tour of the VaticanStudents and faculty from a private Catholic university in Pennsylvania have been recreating some of the most historic Vatican and Roman sites using virtual reality technology, and have now begun planning their latest project a virtual tour of the Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo. edscoop

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It’s a website¦ it’s a portfolio¦ Whatever it is, it’s much better than a resumeHave students create their own website to demonstrate mastery of your course content. In my classes, I have my students create their own website. I do this in all of my classes and I don’t teach any classes on web design or graphic design. This assignment is popular with my students and extremely useful for […]

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Putting Advanced Computing Power Within ReachIndiana University’s Pervasive Technology Institute is leading an NSF grant (currently valued at more than $13 million) to create, implement and operate Jetstream, a user-friendly cloud environment designed to give more researchers and students at higher education institutions access to high-end computing resources on demand, from their tablets, laptops or desktop computers. Campus Technology

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A Whole New World (of Learning) : The end of the LMS as we know it is comingWhen I began my career as an analyst, I started out studying the LMS market. At that time (early 2000s), learning management systems were an innovative new business application that helped companies build and manage e-learning and track and organize all forms of training. These systems were actually the first practical employee-centric portals. Fast forward […]

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