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Tales From the Front Lines of Adaptive Learning

Tales From the Front Lines of Adaptive Learning

Administrators and faculty members of Shoreline Community College and Northeastern University took part in a training program to implement adaptive learning in college courses. Adaptive learning technology is said to produce beneficial results, but it is still in its beta stages so a number of faculty members are struggling to incorporate it into their classes.Read more about Tales From the Front Lines of Adaptive Learning[…]

‘Stackable” Degrees as entries to Graduate Programs

‘Stackable” Degrees as entries to Graduate Programs

As the rates for graduate education increase and students are demanding for cheaper alternatives, some universities and colleges are experimenting with “stackable degrees.” The idea behind it is allowing students to start with a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), followed by a few more MOOCs to get an online certificate, followed by more courses to get a traditionalRead more about ‘Stackable” Degrees as entries to Graduate Programs[…]

Online Education for Refugees

Online Education for Refugees

Photo: https://challenges.openideo.com/challenge/healthy-lives/research/10-most-trusworthy-sites-each-student-should-know If refugees want to enter higher education, they often need to submit some kind of documentation like passports and previous education records. This could be a problem to refugees because they may not have the required records or money to pay for tuition. Some online universities have been reaching out to student refugees thatRead more about Online Education for Refugees[…]