Saying “I told you so” can be so petty. But I’ll get over it this time – MOOCs aren’t magical after all, and reality continues to intrude.
Academics and Academia
The "Academics and Academia" category covers topics related the ways in which colleges and universities function that are relevant to technology-supported education. One key aspect covered here is pedagogy—how people teach—and how technology impacts teaching and learning.
But this category also includes more institutional aspects that are relevant to technology-supported education, such as how campus leadership supports (or doesn't support) new initiatives, politics and bureaucracy that impact these efforts, and so on.
Finally, "Academics and Academia" covers commercial and non-profit services that provide support for technology-supported education initiatives, such as Online Program Management (OPM) companies.
UF Online adds another corporate partner in Discover Education, following news about Walmart. Are they defining an alternate approach than most OPMs to marketing & enrollment?
Open licenses, open scholarship, open hearts, and open wounds.
Top Hat further expands, or subdivides the OER movement; and the move doubles down on the company’s bet on faculty engagement
Rio Salado College responds to e-Literate coverage – there’s a lot of useful context on Rio’s student outcomes, but responses still do not address low rates of degree-seeking students getting degrees.