Adobe Reimagines PDF Creation for a Mobile-First World

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As the workplace of the future unfolds and digital transformation takes hold both at the office and in our personal lives, smartphones and tablets are increasingly relied upon to get real work done from anywhere – whether digitizing tax documents, capturing receipts to submit an expense report or getting a sales contract […]

June 14, 2017 | Daily News, Higher Education, K-12, mLearning, Telecommunication

Facebook, an Online Learning Platform?

New Facebook features intended for developers could, if expanded, turn the social networking site into an online learning platform. Inside Higher Ed

June 12, 2017 | Daily News, Higher Education, K-12, Learning Management Systems, Social Media

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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 […]

June 12, 2017 | Daily News, Higher Education, Reports & White Papers

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

June 11, 2017 | Daily News, IoT, Reports & White Papers, Telecommunication

Moving Technology-Enhanced-Learning Forward: Bridging Divides through Leadership

A study of academics and professional staff engaged in the emerging field of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) reveal three areas of significant difference in reference to perspectives about TEL. These differences rest on the following individual characteristics: 1) research areas and competencies, 2) academic level, and 3) attitudes towards teaching. While the number of respondents […]

June 11, 2017 | Daily News, Higher Education, Management

Adaptive or Transactional Leadership in Current Higher Education: A Brief Comparison

Higher education institutions operate in a complex environment that includes influence from external factors, new technologies for teaching and learning, globalization, and changing student demographics to name a few. Maneuvering such complexity and change requires a leadership strategy that is flexible and supportive. This paper reviews two leadership theories in reference to this need: adaptive […]

June 11, 2017 | Daily News, Higher Education, Management

Blended learning citation patterns and publication networks across seven worldwide regions

The field of international blended learning (BL) is primed to benefit from stronger communication and collaboration. Collaboration is currently limited, and regions vary greatly in terms of citations. However, BL is growing worldwide and each region is an important part of the community. The goal of this research is to explore where the most impactful […]

June 10, 2017 | Blended Learning, Higher Education

Investigating the effect of learning styles in a blended e-learning system: An extension of the technology acceptance model (TAM)

This study assesses learner perceptions of a blended e-learning system (BELS) and the feasibility of accommodating educational hypermedia systems (EHSs) according to learning styles using a modified version of the technology acceptance model (TAM). Recently, Moodle has been adopted by an Iraqi university alongside face-to-face (F2F) classrooms to provide flexible learning and improve understanding. Based […]

June 10, 2017 | Blended Learning, Higher Education

Offering Authentic Learning Activities in the Context of Open Resources and Real-World Goals: A Study of Self-Motivated Online Music Learning

Many users of online open education resources (OERs) are learners seeking insights into problems encountered as they pursue their everyday interests and activities. As well as benefitting from intrinsic motivation, such authentic learning activity provides context that helps the learner absorb and integrate the meaning of the knowledge. The purpose of this study was to […]

June 10, 2017 | Daily News, Higher Education, Open Educational Resources

Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Systems based on Learning Styles: the Case of Adaptation Rules

This paper investigates the pedagogical basis of Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Systems (AEHS) that incorporate Learning Styles in order to accommodate user’s learning style preferences and needs. Therefore, AES adapt the learning content, its presentation and navigation to the user’s learning style preferences. We collect thirty three (33) Adaptive and Intelligent Web-based Educational Systems (AIWBES) that […]

June 9, 2017 | Adpative Systems, Daily News