Blended Learning: 3 Reasons Tutors Should Be Interested

On January 29, 2013, in export, online learning, by Scott Cronenweth
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Blended learning – a combination of face-to-face and online learning that reduces "classroom contact hours" while incorporating "computer-mediated activities" to form an integrated instructional approach – is getting attention as a solution to a range of academic and financial challenges in education today, particularly in higher ed settings.

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Measuring the Motivation of MOOC-Takers

On January 23, 2013, in export, online learning, by Scott Cronenweth
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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have come under increasing scrutiny as the modality has grown in popularity. A recent criticism of MOOCs is that their effectiveness is limited because their completion rates are so low.

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Coursera Offers Fee-Based "Verified Certificates" to MOOC Students

On January 15, 2013, in In The News, export, online learning, by Scott Cronenweth
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By linking students" coursework to their identities, Signature Track provides a way to show achievement and share course records with employers, schools, or whomever you choose.

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