Tag: online school
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This is big. M.I.T., the hub of education and technology where innovations seem to happen on an hourly basis... has just unveiled the future of online education. Basically, you can now earn official credits toward an M.I.T. certificate by taking their free and online courses.
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Since 1944, the GI Bill of Rights shaped the veterans of several generations. After the attacks of 9-11, Congress recognized the need to update the educational benefits of this century’s service members.
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Ever wanted to build your own online school? A new Wordpress plugin called Sensei by WooThemes might be a good place to start.
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Technology evolves at an alarming rate. Education is finally starting to follow suit. So how does the banking revolution relate to online schools? Tanya Gupta, our newest guest author weighs in.
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There are two levels of online classmate relationships. One is the formal requirement to participate in online discussions by the instructor. The other comprises the informal peer-to-peer relationships that develop between and among students. They are interdependent.
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The online versus offline education debate rages on with a new infographic. It offers an overview of the current state of cheating in online schools. Before you scroll down, ask yourself if you think more or less stud...
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What happens when you enroll in an online school? What's it like to be an online student? Get some insight from a long-time online learner.
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The popularity of K-12 online learning is growing across the United States and the world. Just this August, 29 middle schools and high schools in both the U.S. and India added an online learning option to their repertoire. These schools will work with VHS Collaborative (a non-profit organization that has been providing online courses to students since 1996) to provide a selection of higher-level courses to students interested in expanding their schooling options.
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Great news for thousands of workers around the country. Education is now within reach. Wal-Mart has just announced that it is funding an online school designed to offer low-cost education to its employees. American P...
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Massive Open Online Courses (aka MOOCs) are the biggest trend affecting education right now. They've gotten the attention of VCs, Harvard, MIT, and students around the world. So what's the big deal and what does the future hold? Edudemic Magazine dives into the world of MOOCs.
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A new web tool is now available that lets you actually create your own online school. Designed for corporations but useful for school districts, Learn27 lets you manage and run online courses, register and accept payment for those courses, and even teach using mobile apps.
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One of my favorite tech and social media blogs has just unveiled its very own online school. The Next Web (TNW) just launched TNW Academy, an online school that lets you take courses from experts in many popular topics from Social Media to SEO.