ORDER THE BOOK: TRANSACTIONAL DISTANCE AND ADAPTIVE LEARNING

Planning for the Future of Higher Education By Farhad Saba, Rick L. Shearer © 2018 – Routledge 208 pages | 14 B/W Illus. PRE-ORDER THE BOOK  Transactional Distance and Adaptive Learning takes a fresh look at one of the pioneering educational theories that accommodates the impact of information and communications technologies in learning. The theory […]

September 9, 2017 | Daily News, New Books

How the net neutrality vote could impact colleges, students

Education leaders, librarians closely watching upcoming FCC vote on net neutrality and how it could impact learning. eCampus News

December 13, 2017 | Daily News, Government, Higher Education, K-12, Policy

How Georgia Tech is Bringing Prestige to Online Graduate Degrees

A key challenge faced by online programs has been their perceived prestige. Indeed, in some professions lingering concerns about online degrees being subpar, continues to push such programs to the sideline (as an example, see eLearningInside News‘ recent article on the continued marginalized of both online and blended law degrees). But at least in some […]

December 13, 2017 | Daily News, Higher Education

IDC Predicts Jump in Internet of Things Spending in 2018

Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) will increase 14.6 percent in 2018, reaching $772.5 billion, according to the latest report from International Data Corp. Campus Technology 

December 12, 2017 | Daily News, Internet of Things (IoT)

Virtual and Augmented Reality to Nearly Double Each Year Through 2021

Spending on augmented and virtual reality will nearly double in 2018, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp. (IDC), growing from $9.1 billion in 2017 to $17.8 billion next year. The market research company predicts that aggressive growth will continue throughout its forecast period, achieving an average 98.8 percent compound annual growth rate […]

December 12, 2017 | Augmented Reality, Daily News, Higher Education, K-12, Virtual Reality

Indiana educators benefitting from state’s commitment to OER

Candice Dodson describes the work Indiana has done to promote openly licensed digital resources during an interview with EdScoop TV. edscoop

December 10, 2017 | Daily News, Government, K-12, Open Educational Resources, Virtual Libraries

New Zealand revamping digital technology education in school curriculum

Schools will be expected to fully integrate the revised learning area into their curriculum by the start of the 2020 school year. OPENGOV

December 10, 2017 | Daily News, Digital Literacy, Government, K-12, Policy

A Cengage Buffet

Cengage, the publisher and technology company, is introducing a subscription service that will enable students to access Cengage’s entire digital portfolio for one set price, no matter how many products they use. Inside Higher Ed

December 10, 2017 | Accessibility, Daily News, Higher Education, Virtual Libraries

Research Trends in Mobile Learning in Higher Education: A Systematic Review of Articles (2011 – 2015)

The potential and use of mobile devices in higher education has been a key issue for educational research and practice since the widespread adoption of these devices. Due to the evolving nature and affordances of mobile technologies, it is an area that requires ongoing investigation. This study aims to identify emerging trends in mobile learning […]

December 10, 2017 | Daily News, Higher Education, mLearning

Assessing the Savings from Open Educational Resources on Student Academic Goals

Our study found that most students considered OER to be as good or better in terms of quality and engagement as traditional texts, while also allowing them to put saved funds toward their educational pursuits.  As rising costs in higher education affect current and potential students, faculty and students are looking for ways to cut […]

December 10, 2017 | Accessibility, Higher Education, Open Educational Resources