Higher Education

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3 Benefits Of Integrating eLearning Into Knowledge Dissemination

3 Benefits Of Integrating eLearning Into Knowledge Dissemination

With the advent of MOOCs and other online courses, eLearning principles and tools have clearly been integrated into higher education. However, eLearning has another role to play in academia – as a method of disseminating research results. This article will describe 3 specific benefits of integrating eLearning into knowledge dissemination, meaning using eLearning to communicate the results of research studies for the purposes of moving knowledge into action.

Why eLearning Is Key To Democratizing Higher Education In Africa 

Why eLearning Is Key To Democratizing Higher Education In Africa 

With Africa’s growing youth bulge, how will African countries cope with increasing numbers of tertiary student enrolments and high costs of expanding higher education institutions? eLearning is the best possible solution for democratizing higher education in Africa and ensuring that access to quality higher education is not limited by geographical location, tuition fees, or lack of access to academic resources.

Profitable Uses Of Online Learning In Higher Education

Profitable Uses Of Online Learning In Higher Education

There are 4 distinct models of online learning in higher education: for-credit, research, pre-matriculation, and post-graduation. We researched the activities of 136 U.S. educational institutions, determined the relative frequency of the different models, and analyzed the results by funding source (public vs. private), enrollment, and endowment size. The results indicated that while two of the models are fairly broadly implemented, significant opportunities remain across all institution types in the other two models for differentiation and revenue generation.

3 Top Technological Strategies For Postgraduate / Doctoral Success

Three Top Technological Strategies For Postgraduate / Doctoral Success

Today, approximately 40 to 45% of US students entering universities for some form of doctoral degree failed to complete within six years, although the statistics change according to the general class of the institution. Consistently the variables which correlate most closely with non completion are students who are: older, working full time and part time, and/or at a distance from campus. This article identifies 3 key technological strategies where technology enhanced learning options should be able to significantly improve socialization and therefore graduate completion rates.

Top 10 Reasons To Publish Online Your Learners' Work

Top 10 Reasons To Publish Online Your Learners' Work

This post features the top 10 reasons why it is indeed beneficial to publish online learners' work. Whether you are looking for a way to increase learners’ feedback, encourage group collaboration, or boost learners’ engagement, publishing work online offers a wide range of advantages in all educational settings.

On Higher Education Accountability

In education, government mandates monitor the accountability and transparency of institutions. In higher education, government mandates result to implementation of new processes and policies (Hall & Hord, 2011). Higher education policies result to increased effectiveness of educational programs The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Systems (IPEDS) provides a one-stop higher education informational website for all prospective students and parents.

What Is The New Role Of A School Library In The Digital Age?

What Is The New Role Of A School Library In The Digital Age?

Paper books are still very ubiquitous and a very important learning tool. The same is true for paper magazines. Yet digital books and digital magazines are getting ever so popular and are here to stay. What will the function of a school library and a school librarian be in this ongoing digitalization of learning resources?