Posts Tagged ‘Educational Systems’

New Zealand revamping digital technology education in school curriculum

Schools will be expected to fully integrate the revised learning area into their curriculum by the start of the 2020 school year. OPENGOV

The Two Towers: The Quest for Appraisal and Leadership Development of ‘Middle’ Leaders online

This paper sets out to examine the role of middle leaders and their quest for effective appraisal and leadership development online—the two towers. Research that focuses on the role of middle leaders, in terms of their appraisal and leadership development, suggests there is a crisis in the ‘middle’. Currently, middle leaders do not have access […]

How Online Can Save Small, Private Colleges from Going Under

In the wake of a recent series of small-college closings, the takeaway for small private colleges is that their days may be numbered. Since these schools are largely dependent on student tuition in a time when demographic changes mean fewer available high school graduates, they might as well be on an endangered-species list. Some fifty […]

Download Report: Students say colleges lag in providing personalized digital experience

Tech-savvy reputation is a key factor for 9 in 10 students when applying to colleges, but schools need to do more, Ellucian study concludes.​ Edscoop

Oregon State University Ecampus Just Launched an eLearning Database to Help Professors Take Their Courses Online

This week, Oregon State University Ecampus announced the launch of a new academic database specifically for eLearning. The Online Learning Efficacy Research Database compiles scholarly work and research conducted on the effects and potentials of online education. For any educator thinking about bringing their course online, the database hopes to provide as much relevant information […]

Download Report: 2017 Student and Faculty Technology Research Studies

This hub provides findings from the 2017 student and faculty studies in the EDUCAUSE Technology Research in the Academic Community research series. ECAR collaborated with 157 institutions to collect responses from 13,451 faculty respondents across 7 countries about their technology experiences. ECAR also collaborated with 124 institutions to collect responses from 43,559 undergraduate students across […]

OU Vice-Chancellor tells universities to wake up to the digital future

Peter Horrocks, the vice-chancellor of The Open University, has warned that higher education is years behind in maximising the use of digital technology. In a speech to the European Association of Distance Teaching Universities conference in Milton Keynes, he said universities had a crucial role to play in developing the “digitally enabled citizens” of the […]

Open Education, Open Questions

The use of open practices by learners and educators is complex, personal, and contextual; it is also continually negotiated. Higher education institutions require collaborative and critical approaches to openness in order to support faculty, students, and learning in an increasingly complex higher education environment. EDUCAUSE Review 

OLC [Online Learning Consortium] Quality Scorecard Case Studies

QUALITY SCORECARD CASE STUDIES DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (DCCCD), AND BAKER COLLEGE ONLINE The Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD, or the District), one of the largest community colleges in the US, with seven separately accredited colleges and various service centers, serving approximately 75,000 students, lacked a holistic view of its online learning programs, which […]

IGNOU [Indira Gandhi National Open University] Graduates: How Did They Benefit?

Research and evaluation are necessary for any distance education programme. A periodical review of the developmental effects on higher education made by distance education is required to be undertaken in order to find out who the users of this system are and what benefits they have derived from it. Against this. background, this paper presents […]