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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 […]

August 23, 2016 | Daily News, Governance, Higher Education, Management

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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

August 23, 2016 | Daily News, Higher Education

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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 

August 23, 2016 | Daily News, Higher Education, Management

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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

August 22, 2016 | Daily News, Virtual Reality

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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 […]

August 21, 2016 | Daily News, Instructional Design, Learning Design, Research

A Desire for Growth: Online Full-Time Faculty’s Perceptions of Evaluation Processes

College and universities evaluate the teaching performance of faculty members in a variety of ways. Benefits to effective faculty evaluation include advancing the scholarship of teaching and learning, as well as improving the functionality and innovation of courses, curriculum, departments, and ultimately the broader community (Boyer, 1990; Glassick, Huber, & Maeroff, 1997). While there is […]

August 21, 2016 | Assessment, Daily News, Faculty Development, Research

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Effects of Group Awareness and Self-Regulation Level on Online Learning Behaviors

Group awareness can affect student online learning while self-regulation also can substantially influence student online learning. Although some studies identify that these two variables may partially determine learning behavior, few empirical studies or thorough analyses elucidate the simultaneous impact of these two variables (group awareness and self-regulation) on online learning behavior. This paper compared one […]

August 21, 2016 | Daily News, Instructional Design, Learning Design, Research

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Developing Guidelines for Evaluating the Adaptation of Accessible Web-Based Learning Materials

E-learning is a rapidly developing form of education. One of the key characteristics of e-learning is flexibility, which enables easier access to knowledge for everyone. Information and communications technology (ICT), which is e-learning’s main component, enables alternative means of accessing the web-based learning materials that comprise the content of e-learning. However, these materials can help […]

August 21, 2016 | Government, Higher Education, Interface Design, K-12, Research

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The effectiveness of instructor personalized and formative feedback provided by instructor in an online setting: some unresolved issues

 Formative feedback has great potential for teaching and learning in online undergraduate programmes. There is a large number of courses where the main source of feedback is provided by the instructor. This is particularly seen in subjects where assessments are designed based on specific activities which are the same for all students, and where the […]

August 21, 2016 | Daily News, Higher Education, Instructional Design, Learning Design, Research

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The Effects of Instructor Control of Online Learning Environments on Satisfaction and Perceived Learning

 This paper explores the design of a blended learning environment in a transition from face-to-face and seeks to determine whether learner characteristics and background together with blended learning design elements are significant factors for learning outcomes such as intrinsic motivation, satisfaction, knowledge construction and learning performance in blended learning. It is aimed at examining the […]

August 21, 2016 | Daily News, Higher Education, Learning Design, Research