E-Learning News

E-learning has opened up exciting opportunities for people all over the world, and that trend is predicted to continue. The Wiser daily e-learning news email will keep you informed of the latest trends in the industry, as well as information on the educational establishments, technologies and businesses that are involved. Since the early 2000s, e-learning has seen considerable growth. This applies across the sector from informal courses to recognized qualifications, paid and free. Many of the world's major universities have e-learning strategies, plus there are businesses and tech start-ups that offer services too. The term describes a form of distance education, or learning, that is delivered primarily through the internet. Faster internet connections and developments in cloud computing, video technology and communication have all made this possible. Plus it is an industry that is still developing. In the future mobile devices will become more important, as will solutions that involve augmented reality and gamification - the use of game-based learning rather than traditional methods. It is an interesting time for e-learning, so it is more important than ever to stay informed. The best way to do that is to sign up for the free e-learning news digest from Wiser.

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Your Weekly Recommendations Wednesday, July 26, 2017
 
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MIT deems half online, half in-person master's program a success
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Moving away from traditional reporting methods: Why Learning Analytics & real - time insights matter
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Is Online Education a Jobs Engine?
Inside Higher Ed • Joshua Kim
How Colorado could see more “blended learning,” combining online courses and traditional teaching
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Extreme Commuting and Online Education
Inside Higher Ed • Joshua Kim
In the News: Together, Technology and Teachers Can Revamp Schools – by Education Next
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What Would An Online-First Academic Library Look Like?
Inside Higher Ed • Joshua Kim
8 Steps to Creating a Profitable Digital Course
Entrepreneur Magazine • Molly Marie Keyser
Aadhaar may be made must for e-courses
The Economic Times of India • Manash Gohain
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MIT deems half online, half in-person master's program a success
Inside Higher EdCarl Straumsheim
The first of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s half online, half in-person master’s degree programs is making a profit and bringing dozens of new degree-seeking students to campus. The results from the blended program in supply chain management are beginning to influence...
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Moving away from traditional reporting methods: Why Learning Analytics & real - time insights matter
The Economic Times of IndiaManish Upadhyay
In a recent Global data and analytics survey 2016 by PwC more than 2,100 executives shared their next big decision and how decision-making needs to improve by 2020. Two-thirds of the survey audience (about 61%) acknowledged that their companies could rely on...
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Colleges & Universities, E-Learning
Is Online Education a Jobs Engine?
Inside Higher EdJoshua Kim
I like nothing better than getting things wrong. When we are wrong, we learn something. So I interested to read a NYTimes piece on 7/10/17 on e-commerce, the tech sector, and job creation. For a while now I’ve thought that the growth...
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Blended Learning, E-Learning
How Colorado could see more “blended learning,” combining online courses and traditional teaching
ChalkBeatMarissa Page
A new guide released Monday seeks to help Colorado schools successfully introduce blending learning, a growing practice combining traditional classroom instruction with online coursework. The Colorado Blended Learning Roadmap, commissioned by state lawmakers, urges school officials to consider three main priorities: effective...
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Colleges & Universities, E-Learning
Extreme Commuting and Online Education
Inside Higher EdJoshua Kim
Blog: Technology and LearningHow long is your commute? Do you think that educators involved in online education think differently about commuting - including telecommuting? Might the growing reach and acceptance of distance learning change how we think about commuting? I’ve been thinking...
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Colleges & Universities, E-Learning
In the News: Together, Technology and Teachers Can Revamp Schools – by Education Next
Education NextEducation Next
The Economist has put education technology on its cover this week. In an article in the leaders section, the editors explore how edtech can be at the service of teaching, rather than the other way around. In addition to making schooling more...
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Colleges & Universities, E-Learning
What Would An Online-First Academic Library Look Like?
Inside Higher EdJoshua Kim
Steven Bell wrote a great piece called What Academic Librarians Can Learn from Retail’s Meltdown. It is always fun when ideas and trends also catch the interest of a colleague, and that independently you both try to make sense of what you...
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E-Learning, Entrepreneurship
8 Steps to Creating a Profitable Digital Course
Entrepreneur MagazineMolly Marie Keyser
At the age of 19, I began my own business as a photographer, living in my grandmother’s guest bedroom with $0.81 to my name. A few short years later, I started solely shooting boudoir photography, and a year later I was making...
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Colleges & Universities, E-Learning
Aadhaar may be made must for e-courses
The Economic Times of IndiaManash Gohain
NEW DELHI: Aadhaar may be made mandatory for pursuing all online courses and only those universities which have been in existence for at least five years allowed to offer such courses, according to the draft UGC rules. The draft of University Grants...
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4 courses every tech entrepreneur should take to stay afloat
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In the past few years, changes in social media show that something can work like magic one day, and become outdated the next. Given the speed and development of ecommerce and online marketing, relying on information and strategies learned in college may...
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