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What Education Of The Future Will Look Like

Posted 07.25.2014 | College

Thanks to the Internet, not only has our work and social life been drastically altered, but so has our education system. From online classes to tablet...

Harvard And MIT Try To Play Down Low Completion Rates

| Jon Marcus | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

Long-anticipated research into massive open online courses taught by MIT and Harvard finds that, while very few participants complete these classes, m...

I Transferred To Online School - And Never Looked Back

Alexa Curtis | Posted 01.25.2014 | Teen
Alexa Curtis

I never knew what to talk to guys about or what they would talk to me about. I'm not shy at all, ask anyone that knows me, but in school I was quiet and reserved, which I hated. I never embraced the real me.

The Internet of Everything: Where Technology and Innovation Meet To Make the World a Better Place

Dave Evans | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Dave Evans

What will the future be like? As depicted in today's popular movies and books, the future is either one of bright promise or it's a dystopian world where today's problems have only gotten worse. It's my job to think about what the world will look like in a few years, and how our actions today will impact that future.

Online Ed -- Getting it Right

Richard V. Hurley | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Richard V. Hurley

A lot is being written and said about online education these days, and liberal arts and sciences institutions should pay close attention. Most univer...

Will Lecture-Style Teaching at Universities Become Obsolete?

Quora | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Peter Baskerville, Vocational teacher I agree with Jimmy Wales who predicts that 'dull ...

Will Residential College Share the Print Media's Fate?

W. Kent Barnds | Posted 11.06.2013 | College
W. Kent Barnds

Historically, we've taken for granted that prospective students know and value that experience. This may have been a mistake the print media made when they thought their subscribers would always want the feel of newsprint on their fingertips.

5 Cooking Classes That Will Change Your Life

The Daily Meal | Posted 08.23.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

40 hands-on food classes for the home cook.

Beyond Online Classes: How The Internet of Everything Is Transforming Education

Dave Evans | Posted 10.22.2013 | Impact
Dave Evans

When we talk about technology-enabled learning, most people probably think of online classes, which have had mixed results so far. But with connection speeds going up, and equipment costs going down, we can go beyond online classes to create widely accessible immersive, interactive, real-time learning experiences. Soon, time and distance will no longer limit access to an engaging, high quality education. Anywhere there is sufficient bandwidth, a student can attend lectures, ask questions, and participate in real-time discussions with other students.

The Future of Higher Education

Dr. Dustin Swanger | Posted 10.13.2013 | College
Dr. Dustin Swanger

So, what will education look like ten years from now? I highly doubt that higher education will lose the need for a physical place, the actual campus, with faculty and staff who interact with students in classes and on a person-to-person basis. However, how we teach will change, even more than it has to date.

What the Jane Fonda Fitness Revolution Tells Us About Success in College

Robert Shireman | Posted 09.23.2013 | College
Robert Shireman

With the printing press, with libraries, and now with the Internet, access to knowledge is no longer the issue. Real learning is hard work, and just as with physical fitness the barrier to mental fitness is our human tendency toward slothfulness and procrastination.

Blended Learning: College Classrooms of the Future

Uloop | Posted 09.15.2013 | College
Uloop

Getting out of bed for an early morning class can be trying after a long night of studying; dreading a long walk across campus, you only wishing you could attend without having to leave your dorm. For some students this is a reality, a result of the Blended Learning Initiative.

Master's Degree On Sale For Less Than $7,000

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.16.2013 | College

The Georgia Institute of Technology announced Tuesday that it will offer an online master's degree for less than $7,000 through a partnership with Uda...

Commencement 2.0

Bruce Judson | Posted 07.14.2013 | College
Bruce Judson

There are specific stages associated with mobile and digital disruption, and higher education is following this surprisingly consistent pattern. Indeed, we now see the new benefits arising for the consumer of education.

INFOGRAPHICS: The Growth Of Online Education

Posted 04.12.2013 | College

College classes taught over the Internet have boomed over the last decade as millions of students have taken -- or at least registered for -- Massive ...

20 Ways to Enjoy Free Online Learning and Classes: MOOCs and More

Scott Steinberg | Posted 06.04.2013 | College
Scott Steinberg

Here's a look at several of the best websites, services and solutions that can help you tap into the benefits these online lectures and lessons offer.

Independent, Online Teaching Provides Creative Careers for Women

Jess Greene | Posted 04.30.2013 | Arts
Jess Greene

Online learning is increasing in most educational sectors, including creative self-enrichment. You can now learn photography, painting, drawing, writing, and knitting online. And then there is the twist that more and more classes are adding: empowerment through creativity.

The New Face of Higher Education: Why "College-lite" Simply Will Not Cut It

Jayson Boyers | Posted 04.27.2013 | College
Jayson Boyers

As we create greater accessibility, let us not get pulled in to the college-lite mentality. Instead, let us figure out how to provide a complete educational experience for all students in higher education - regardless of what they can afford.

Coursera, edX Announce Major Expansions

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 02.21.2013 | College

SAN FRANCISCO -- More of the world's elite universities are joining the rush to offer "massive open online courses" that are broadening access to high...

The Real Trouble With Online Higher Ed

Beth Rubin | Posted 04.06.2013 | College
Beth Rubin

The problem isn't too many Bachelor's diplomas or too many online courses. The problem is the current system's failure to develop essential competences in a cost-effective way.

The Benefits of Online Learning

Tom Snyder | Posted 04.01.2013 | College
Tom Snyder

I believe that online learning has the potential to revolutionize higher education. Students will be able to learn at their own pace and problems as simple as finding a place to park on campus will be eliminated.

Getting an Entrepreneurial Edge for Free -- With MOOCs

Dan Johnston | Posted 03.31.2013 | College
Dan Johnston

Whether you are focused on the liberal arts in school and are looking for some real[er] world skills, or are a recent grad thinking of starting your own company, here are some courses that any aspiring entrepreneur should check out.

Growth For Online Learning

Posted 01.09.2013 | College

MOOCs may have snared most of the headlines, but traditional, credit-based online learning continued to chug along just fine last year, thank you very...

Thanks to the Internet, Education is Finally Becoming Personal

John Baker | Posted 02.19.2013 | College
John Baker

Having roiled the music recording and newspaper industries, the Internet is now churning through universities and colleges. Much media attention has been paid to MOOCs, where universities post course material online to be freely consumed by tens or even hundreds of thousands of citizens.

Social Studies: How Online Communities are Bridging the Ivory Tower and Main Street

Will Houghteling | Posted 02.18.2013 | Education
Will Houghteling

Just as iTunes U and YouTube enabled universities to build a digital bridge between the Ivory tower and main street, social media can help facilitate the two-way conversations critical to learning.