Category Archives: Education

Online learning future resides in seamless integration of distance students in the university’s regular activities

In today’s world, pretty much every student ends up taking online courses. According to Allen and Seaman (2011), there are over six millions online students (that is, taking at least one online course) in the United States. So how are … Continue reading

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Ensuring quality online learning

In this report shared by Tony Bates, Bill Gates offers his views on ensuring quality online learning: One step that would help is having course standards that break down all of the various things to be learned into a clear … Continue reading

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Democratization of access vs. democratization of attention

Just a quick post before the long weekend. If you who haven’t read this article from Danah Boyd in Educause Review, I suggest you do. As I indicated in a previous message, there’s a lot of food for thought in … Continue reading

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