Northern Kentucky U Launches OneCampus Portal to Streamline Navigation

Northern Kentucky University recently launched a single point of entry for all of its programs and services. Using its new online portal, NKU’s nearly 14,000 students and 2,000 faculty and staff members can easily connect to student services, academic support, transportation services and more categories in an online marketplace format. Campus Technology 

March 19, 2017 | Daily News

The Effects of Integrating Social Learning Environment with Online Learning

The aim of this paper is to present the learning and teaching styles using the Social Learning Environment (SLE), which was developed based on the computer supported collaborative learning approach. To avoid burdening learners with multiple platforms and tools, SLE was designed and developed in order to integrate existing systems, institutional learning, management systems, and […]

March 19, 2017 | Daily News, Research, Social Media, Social Networks

Properties of Teacher Networks in Twitter: Are They Related to Community-Based Peer Production?

Teachers participate in social networking sites to share knowledge and collaborate with other teachers to create education-related content. In this study we selected several communities in order to better understand the networks that these participants establish in Twitter and the role that the social network plays in their activity within the community, especially related with […]

March 19, 2017 | Daily News, Social Media

Information technologies as a tool for agricultural extension and farmerto- farmer exchange: Mobile-phone video use in Mali and Burkina Faso

Mobile phones are widespread in the rural areas of Mali and Burkina Faso, but their potential as a tool for knowledge transfer by extension services in the region remains largely unexplored. The aim of this contribution is to evaluate the potential of video on mobile phones as a tool for farmer-to-farmer exchange and agricultural extension […]

March 19, 2017 | Daily News, mLearning, Research

“It’s a Humbling Experience” – Lessons from Language MOOCs

This contribution reports on a language teacher education project involving student teachers enrolled in beginning-level Language MOOCs. Participants self-reported their main learning experiences against the backdrop of favourable conditions for language learning. Their feedback focused primarily on skills, activities, and participation, as well as the LMOOC design. European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning 

March 19, 2017 | Daily News, MOOCs, Research

The Virtual Professor and Online Teaching, Administration and Research: Issues for Globally Dispersed Business Faculty

Changes in the manner in which universities are delivering education are revolutionary. Learning spaces are changing, online learning is increasing, the demand for more flexible learning continues to grow, and the skill set for academics is expanding. Recruitment and retention of academic staff to work in this type of context creates a range of challenges […]

March 19, 2017 | Daily News, Faculty Development, Instructional Design, Research

Download Facilitator’s Guide: Designing Competency-Based Articulation Agreements: A Framework for State Educational Agencies and Postsecondary Institutions

Designing Competency-Based Articulation Agreements: A Framework for State Educational Agencies and Postsecondary Institutions The Designing Competency-Based Articulation Agreements Facilitator’s Guide provides state educational agencies (SEAs) a step-by-step process for developing articulation agreements between secondary and postsecondary institutions that incorporate competency-based education (CBE). The articulation agreements will formalize the process of allowing students to participate in […]

March 19, 2017 | Competency Based Education, Reports & White Papers

The Human Element: Faculty Collaboration in an Increasingly Digital World

The Human Element: Faculty Collaboration in an Increasingly Digital World Like most technologies, Web 2.0 learning tools can connect or divide us. The path we choose depends on how we understand and use the tools. Since ancient times, technological advances have stoked fears (among some) that our humanism will erode when new technologies grab hold […]

March 17, 2017 | Daily News, Faculty Development

Developing a Strategic Approach to MOOCs

During the last eight years, interest in massive open online courses (MOOCs) has grown fast and continuously worldwide. Universities that had never engaged with open or online learning have begun to run courses in these new environments. Millions of learners have joined these courses, many of them new to learning at this level. Amid all […]

March 15, 2017 | Daily News, MOOCs

Community colleges begin linking digital badges, ePortfolios and recruiting matches

Portfolium and Credly team up to integrate digital badges into ePortfolios to provide further evidence of learning and skillsets to potential employers. eCampus News

March 15, 2017 | Daily News