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Download Report: The Latin America and Caribbean Regional Consultation on Open Educational Resources

The Report on the Latin America and Caribbean Regional Consultation on Open Educational Resources highlights “a renewed commitment by the participants to develop policies around Open Educational Resources with the help of COL and UNESCO”. The consultation welcomed 60 participants from 18 countries, who discussed national OER practices, open licenses and policy, and strategies for […]

Download Report: Promises and pitfalls of online education

Promises and pitfalls of online education Online courses have expanded rapidly and have the potential to extend further the educational opportunities of many students, particularly those least well-served by traditional educational institutions. However, in their current design, online courses are difficult, especially for the students who are least prepared. These students’ learning and persistence outcomes […]

Download Report: The Internet of Things Connectivity Binge: What Are the Implications?

The Internet of Things Connectivity Binge: What Are the Implications? Despite wide concern about cyberattacks, outages and privacy violations, most experts believe the Internet of Things will continue to expand successfully the next few years, tying machines to machines and linking people to valuable resources, services and opportunities Pew Research Center: Internet & Technology

Download Report: 2017 THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF ONLINE EDUCATION (CHLOE)

2017 THE CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF ONLINE EDUCATION (CHLOE) QM and Eduventures have teamed up to conduct a multi-year study to examine the changing landscape of online education, provide results to those who can use them and help those involved with online education place their institution within a broader context and possibly influence strategic decisions and […]

Download Report: The Promise and Peril of Predictive Analytics in Higher Education

Predictive analytics–using massive amounts of historical data to predict future events–is a practice that’s making it easier and faster for colleges to decide which students to enroll and how to get them to graduation. But using data in this way may make decision-making processes harder, not easier. That’s because predictive analytics can aid in discriminatory […]

Student Success Handbook for Higher Education

With higher education enrollment rates steadily declining, it’s more important than ever for institutions to invest in student success. Higher education is an increasingly crowded, competitive landscape, one in which retention and graduation rates are an ever-increasing blip on any institution’s radar, particularly tuition-dependent institutions. Putting solid support behind student success can be a key […]

Digital Learning Compass: Distance Education Enrollment Report 2017

This report examines the trends and patterns of distance education enrollments among U.S. degree-granting higher education institutions. The findings show that the number of higher education students taking at least one distance education course in 2015 now tops six million, about 30% of all enrollments. Enrollment growth was uneven across higher education sectors. Digital Learning […]

Guidelines for Online Assessment for Educators

This work starts with a brief overview of education in developing countries, to contextualise the use of the guidelines. Although this document is intended to be a practical tool, it is necessary to include some theoretical analysis of the concept of online assessment. This is given in Sections 3 and 4, together with the identification […]

Report: This kind of student is most likely to enroll in CBE

Though more research is needed, CBE programs are emerging as viable paths for many students. eCampus News

Download Report: The Path to Transformation: How Higher Education Institutions are Transitioning to Digital on a Budget

The Path to Transformation: How Higher Education Institutions are Transitioning to Digital on a Budget To attract and retain students in the competitive higher education space, institutions are undergoing a digital transformation. While many institutions have started down this path, they face challenges when it comes to reduced budgets and pressures to cap spending. Print […]