NFE/1.0 Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/ Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative en redwards@mccvlc.org November Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:14:42 CST Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:14:42 CST Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/images/hdr/hdr_lft2.jpg http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/ <![CDATA[Three New States Join SARA]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=C56A129CB439AB49EC69BE6C6358F22A C56A129CB439AB49EC69BE6C6358F22A Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:14:42 CST from NC-SARA.Org
November 11, 2014

 

The Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) approved Arizona, Oregon and South Dakota to become members of the WICHE State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (W-SARA).

These states join 12 others (Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana,]]> <![CDATA[Davenport launches online competency-based MBA degree]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=61D2179DE11CBB80FBEC5C16D8368732 61D2179DE11CBB80FBEC5C16D8368732 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:29:23 CST from the Grand Rapids Business Journal
by Rachel Weick
October 17, 2014

Davenport University has announced a new MBA degree program that is completely compentency-based and tailored for experienced business professionals..  The program was developed with the assistance of the Council for Adult and Experiential ]]> <![CDATA[Three New States Join the National State Authorizaton Reciprocity Agreement]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=9CC60E5CAF6E5990E258B4A1A5AB530E 9CC60E5CAF6E5990E258B4A1A5AB530E Fri, 17 Oct 2014 11:28:15 CST from NC-Sara
October 17, 2014

The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) announced that Louisiana, Virginia and West Virginia are the first states from that higher education compact to join the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA).

These states join Alaska, Colorado, Idaho, ]]> <![CDATA[Coursera Expands Specializations]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=2097FE608651FB10F086F7918C6BC75D 2097FE608651FB10F086F7918C6BC75D Fri, 17 Oct 2014 10:50:21 CST from Inside Higher Education
October 16, 2014

Coursera, the massive open online course provider, has announced 18 new specialization certificates offered by their university partners.  Those certificates are in areas ranging from digital marketing to healthcare informatics.  Students complete the MOOCs and receive]]> <![CDATA[Online and In Control]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=EC33F50EA94A5F9FC04CC6A434539762 EC33F50EA94A5F9FC04CC6A434539762 Fri, 10 Oct 2014 09:20:31 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
October 10, 2014
By]]> <![CDATA[Complete Guide to Open Educational Resources]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=81FD07F70A5F38975B729FBD219DD0CE 81FD07F70A5F38975B729FBD219DD0CE Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:15:09 CST from Campus Technology
by Dian Schaffhauser
August 27, 2014

Low-cost, high-quality textbooks may once have been a myth, but no longer: Open educational resources provide a wide variety of free learning content for practically any subject. Campus Technology asked thr]]> <![CDATA[U.S. online-education company Udacity raises $35 million for 'nanodegrees']]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=6AEBCBB63473CC79539F9FC7D33C5516 6AEBCBB63473CC79539F9FC7D33C5516 Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:42:25 CST Udacity - the MOOC provider founded by Sebastian Thrun - has found it's niche in 'nanodegrees'.  These are credentials that will take less time and money to acquire - and they have raised the capital to get moving.

Read the full story at:  0AA83DD7D4A7BC4A4202463207F89D42 Wed, 24 Sep 2014 16:56:18 CST Class Central provides a listing of all free online courses available - along with a MOOC report the first week of each month listing all the massive open online courses starting that month.

View it at: https://www.class-central.com/

]]> <![CDATA[Umbrella Group Backs Unbundling]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=F8FB63CAD272F634A812B0ABF1B6246D F8FB63CAD272F634A812B0ABF1B6246D Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:50:42 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
September 11, 2014
]]> <![CDATA[How to Search for Open Educational Resources Infographic]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=37060E508BCB13A4420AAD2B3A4B4DA9 37060E508BCB13A4420AAD2B3A4B4DA9 Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:06:27 CST from the University of Texas Center for OER and Language Learning

A tutorial on how to find and select OER that could be useful to newbies and OER advocates.

http://elearninginfographics.com/how-to-search]]> <![CDATA[Shrinking Cal State Online]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=77E68C97973C43D9D9ABC4C9AA09D087 77E68C97973C43D9D9ABC4C9AA09D087 Fri, 8 Aug 2014 14:45:06 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
by Carl Straumsheim
]]> <![CDATA[Evaluating Your College's Readiness for Technology Adoption]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=22F919EE53B412EC8F012A5B4CF80A75 22F919EE53B412EC8F012A5B4CF80A75 Fri, 8 Aug 2014 13:58:04 CST By: Melinda Mechur Karp & Jeffrey Fletcher

The Community College Research Center has designed a Readiness for Technology Adoption (RTA) tool to help colleges identify steps needed to engage in prior to successful deployment of any technology related reform.  The RTA tool looks at four areas]]> <![CDATA[Fall 2012 US Distance Education Enrollment: Now viewable by each state]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=F7D100F007B3792278BD70E96A2E4AEF F7D100F007B3792278BD70E96A2E4AEF Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:53:43 CST See report for Michigan and all other states at:  http://mfeldstein.com/fall-2012-de-enrollment-viewable-state/

]]> <![CDATA[Net Neutrality Offensive]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=F603367A91F7F92BEC266BFCBCAC9811 F603367A91F7F92BEC266BFCBCAC9811 Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:04:31 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
July 11, 2014
By <![CDATA[16 OER Sites for More Engaged Learning]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=B0FD0EC8E8573699090B14E0C98A6CFA B0FD0EC8E8573699090B14E0C98A6CFA Wed, 9 Jul 2014 23:17:57 CST from Campus Technology
By Dian Schaffhauser
July 2, 2014

Open educational resources can not only help students save money in textbook costs, but they also allow instructors to mix-and-match content for a more personalized, engaging learning experience. Here are 16 resources that offer a wide range of content and too]]> <![CDATA[Ed-Tech Companies Oppose U.S. Agency’s Plan to End Net Neutrality]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=984FFA34C3300809178F20E712D9CCEA 984FFA34C3300809178F20E712D9CCEA Wed, 2 Jul 2014 10:09:39 CST  

 

from The Chronicle - Wired Campus Blog
July 2, 2014
by Lawrence Biemiller

The Federal Communications Commission's plan to allow companies to pay an extra fee to have their content delivered faster over the Internet has many in education concerned.]]> <![CDATA[Education Department Again Delays ‘State Authorization’ Rule]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=519DF77DC03E95C3F64FC73EFA2513B5 519DF77DC03E95C3F64FC73EFA2513B5 Fri, 27 Jun 2014 13:06:36 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
June 24, 2014
 

The Under Secre]]> <![CDATA[Have Aspirations, Will Travel]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=D9DDDBAF5F4B7E158854CFAC2534D646 D9DDDBAF5F4B7E158854CFAC2534D646 Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:11:56 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
<![CDATA[Report: Online learning numbers at all-time high]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=7AE212064809BE647FD1161AD097FD49 7AE212064809BE647FD1161AD097FD49 Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:03:47 CST

from EducationDrive Newsletter
By Keith Button

A new study on online education shows that 34% of all college students are taking at least one online course, which is an all-time high, and onlin]]> <![CDATA[A New Teaching Structure Could Make College More Affordable. Why Don't More Schools Adopt It?]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=5EC2EA775E712FF0B3A56AD8A20B8A82 5EC2EA775E712FF0B3A56AD8A20B8A82 Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:47:03 CST from BloombergBusinessWeek

Starting next year, several Washington State commu]]>