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PBS Names Tom Karlo Recipient of 2016 C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year Award

PBS today announced that Tom Karlo, general manager of PBS member station KPBS in San Diego and member of the PBS Board of Directors, is the recipient of the C. Scott Elliott Development Professional of the Year Award. PBS

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Blended Paramedic Program Will Come to Eastern Kentucky University

A combination of online and in-person instruction will give emergency medical technicians an opportunity to learn. Eastern Kentucky University 

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eLife reveals publication costs to spark debate on journal prices

Life sciences journal spends just over £3,000 per article, and has challenged high-profile rivals to release details of their costs Times Higher Education 

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Johnson State College Appoints New Associate Dean Of Distance Education Programs

JOHNSON, VT — Bobbi Jo Carter has been named the Associate Dean of Distance Education Programs for Johnson State College, a newly created position overseeing the college’s popular community-based External Degree Program and online degree-completion programs. VTDigger.Org

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MOOCs and Beyond

By now we know that MOOCs are not the final answer. Higher education will not be saved (or destroyed) by these massive open online courses that splashed into everyone’s consciousness about three years ago. Yes, they provide some fascinating opportunities for expanding access to higher education, for helping us to rethink how teaching and learning […]

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Download Report: Only 40 Percent of College Seniors Feel Their College Experience Has Been Very Helpful in Preparing for a Career

Men are more likely than women to feel “very prepared” for their careers; Arts & Humanities majors are three times as likely as other students to feel “not at all prepared” for careers, according to McGraw-Hill Education’s 2016 Workforce Readiness Survey Community College students generally feel just as prepared for careers and satisfied with their […]

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Explore Online Education Trends in 4 Bar Graphs

Online higher education continues to grow in popularity, and a deeper dive into data offers insight into the types of online programs where students are flocking. U.S. News & World Report

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A Novel Way to Launch an Online Program

While many institutions rely on online program management providers, Schreiner University opts for an alternative way of building an online nursing program. Inside Higher Education 

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Will Virtual Reality Solve Your Real-world Problem?

“VR isn’t the solution for all the performance needs in your organization—no one particular approach ever is. However, it is becoming an attainable and practical solution that can now be put into the mix when the need warrants it.” Learning Solutions Magazine

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Emporium Model: The Key to Content Retention in Secondary Math Courses

The math emporium model was first developed by Virginia Tech in 1999. In the emporium model students use computer-based learning resources, engage in active learning, and work toward mastery of concepts. This approach to teaching and learning mathematics was piloted in a rural STEM high school. The purpose of this experimental study was to compare […]