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Is the DOE backing down on proposed State Authorization regulations?

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) Now witness the firepower of this fully written and delivered WCET / UPCEA /Sloan-C letter! – D. Poulin One of the policies that we’re tracking at e-Literate is the proposed State Authorization regulation that the US Department … Continue reading

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WCET, UPCEA & Sloan-C call on DOE to change State Authorization proposal

By Phil HillMore Posts (476) What does it take to get all of the higher education institutions and associations to agree? Apparently the answer is for the Department of Education to propose its new State Authorization regulations. As part of DOE’s … Continue reading

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One Line of Argument Against the Blackboard Patent

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) Several folks on the Sloan-C listserv have raised a strong second line of argument in the Blackboard prior art fight. In addition to identifying specific LMS precursors that had most or all of the functionality … Continue reading

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Learning Effectiveness Via Learning Affectiveness

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) I just read a great article by Karen Swan called “Immediacy, Social Presence, and Asynchronous Discussion,” published in one of the Sloan-C’s books. (Unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to be available online.) The paper appears to … Continue reading

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Teaching Hands-On Classes Online

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1103) From the Sloan Consortium, whose web site is turning out to be a gold mine of solid higher ed distance learning research, come articles on teaching electronics and Chemistry through distance learning. They used multimedia … Continue reading

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