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Online Degrees Primed to Help Early Ed Teachers Meet New Credential Reqs

Preschool isn’t just babysitting. The quality of everyday interactions between a young child and a caring adult helps that child’s development in numerous areas: socioemotional learning, early literacy, early math, fine motor skills, cognition and approaches to learning. So it makes sense that education policymakers are pushing the early childhood field to professionalize its workforce […]

CES 2018 Is Livestreamed

You could have a front-row seat at more than 65 conference sessions at CES 2018. Don’t miss the industry leaders and visionary speakers presenting at the global stage for innovation. CES 2018  

Humanities research in the digital age

Since the earliest civilizations, people have recorded their thoughts and experiences through storytelling, art, philosophy and other forms of expression. In today’s digital age, scholars are advancing humanities research with tools like visual mapping and computation to better probe questions of what makes us human. Stanford University 

2017: an award-winning year of inspiring BBC TV and radio

2017 has been the most successful year to date for The Open University and BBC partnership. Our TV and radio programmes reached more people than ever before and have won an unprecedented number of awards, including a BAFTA and a Grierson. Everything we produce creates unique resources for our teaching and learning. The Open University 

Climate Change Wreaks Havoc with School Closings, But eLearning Poses a Solution

While climate change has already fundamentally changed winters as we know them, one thing will likely never go away. School closings due to extreme weather, be it huge dumps of snow, ice storms, or bitter temperatures will continue, and may even increase as the weather grows less regular and more volatile. ELEARNING INSIDE NEWS

Download Report: 2017 DIGITAL STUDY TRENDS SURVEY

We asked over 1,000 students about their use of technology in college learning & studying. Key Findings 60% of students feel that digital learning technology has improved their grades, with a fifth saying it “significantly” improved their grades. More than 61% of students agreed that digital learning technology is extremely or very helpful in preparing […]

Sasha’s Story: First-in-family educational success

New Psychology student shares advice on overcoming social hurdles, finding balance, and putting education first Athabasca University 

Mixed Reality | Product Spotlight

It was a typical London bus shelter, except that where a typical digital six-sheet poster would have been, commuters instead looked out onto Oxford Street, with its red double-deckers and daily comings and goings. And then the unbelievable began to happen. Library Journal 

Season’s Greetings

With many thanks for your interest in Distance-Educator.com, and with this issue we conclude our eNewsletter publication for 2017. We will continue to update our website with noteworthy news and information, and we hope you visit Distance-Educator.com frequently. We will resume the publication of the eNewsletter in the second week of 2018. With Best Wishes for a […]

Download Report: Public Comments to the Federal Communications Commission About Net Neutrality Contain Many Inaccuracies and Duplicates

Public Comments to the Federal Communications Commission About Net Neutrality Contain Many Inaccuracies and Duplicates For the second time in less than four years, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is considering regulations regarding net neutrality – the principle that internet service providers must treat all data the same, regardless of the origin or purpose […]