A Conversation About Online Course Quality

How do you define quality? It’s a word we often hear in the context of online education, and while we can all probably agree about its importance, we may not describe it in the same ways. Some of the current questions about online course quality include: “How can we know courses are of high quality?”  “What […]

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How Do Games Work in Online Courses?

See on Scoop.it – Blended Learning Lab Learning games offer new opportunities to explore and simulate real-world scenarios. What do you need to know about playing games in your online courses? See on www.onlinecolleges.net

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Can the Current Model of Higher Education Survive MOOCs and Online Learning? | EDUCAUSE.edu

  How can institutions address the threat to higher education? In The Search for Survival, I proposed a model for surviving disruptive technologies.5 New technologies enable an innovator to develop a new product or service that is great for the innovator but that can prove extremely disruptive for incumbents. Incumbents often fail to respond because of various factors […]

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Nine Strategies to Spark Adult Students’ Intrinsic Motivation

See on Scoop.it – Digital Fluency How do we shift from this extrinsic reward mindset to the commitment to pursue education for the deeper and longer-lasting intrinsic value? Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs tells us that an individual will not be motivated to strive for higher level goals such as education, until lower level needs have […]

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Using Moodle Badges to Gamify Learning

See on Scoop.it – Moodlicious How are you currently engaging students in your classroom? What’s working, what’s not, and what’s missing? In today’s blog, we introduce Moodle badges, a feature designed to add reward and recognition to your classroom. See on www.moodlerooms.com

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