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from Inside Higher Ed
April 20, 2016
By Carl Straumsheim
 

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology tasked with examining the future]]> <![CDATA[A 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=E01B3ACBBCBD8966C8C072C4DE1A1FAC E01B3ACBBCBD8966C8C072C4DE1A1FAC Thu, 21 Apr 2016 13:42:25 CST January 2016
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The first part, A 2016 Look at the Future of Online Learning: Advancing Technology and Online Learning – An Ideal Match for the Future looked at developments in technology and what potential the]]> <![CDATA[Your Course Accessibility Checklist]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=1BA918E5EC18D6E27C668F49BB1B1A35 1BA918E5EC18D6E27C668F49BB1B1A35 Thu, 21 Apr 2016 13:37:54 CST from Campus Technology
by David Raths
March 30, 2016

Yes, it's possible to embed accessibility into the online course creation process, without expending too much time or effort. Here are things to consider during each development phase.  Read full article at: 31E729D7075BBC127A59082AA0B269DB Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:10:57 CST From the Chronicle of Higher Education
March 30, 2016

Sal Khan discusses how he would reshape higher education.  It includes competency-based, real world experiences along wi]]> <![CDATA[Equal Promises, Unequal Experiences]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=A4DCF41F5A0DD108E5F728C02653A0EE A4DCF41F5A0DD108E5F728C02653A0EE Fri, 15 Apr 2016 15:01:01 CST

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by Carl Staumsheim
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from Inside Higher Ed
by Carl Straumsheim
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February 23, 2016
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by Dian Schaffhauser
Feb. 10, 2016

These free courses will help update your skills with blended, OER, Universal Design and more.  For more information go to: 8FAA2941A9E712EB8CE19A252C0C420C Fri, 12 Feb 2016 01:28:47 CST The New Media Consortium (NMC) and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) are jointly releasing the NMC Horizon Report > 2016 Higher Education Edition.  This 13th edition describes an]]> <![CDATA[A multi-institutional study of the impact of open textbook adoption on the learning outcomes of post-secondary students]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=F63C4F924536AFFD252381E7010F5621 F63C4F924536AFFD252381E7010F5621 Sat, 6 Feb 2016 19:47:46 CST September 2015
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Feb 4, 2016
by Monica Scott
 

Grand Rapids Community College has entered into a new partnership to lower textbook costs for students, officials say.  GRCC has partnered with Rice University's OpenStax program to encourage the use of free textbooks, peer-reviewed by educators to ensure the]]> <![CDATA[The Limits of Open]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=6503EBE057EA99514FF87B2A4AFC239E 6503EBE057EA99514FF87B2A4AFC239E Wed, 3 Feb 2016 17:46:03 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
January 29, 2016
by]]> <![CDATA[Inspiring Innovation in Competency-based Education]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=0464BEDDD04F57DE11EA5058D40371F5 0464BEDDD04F57DE11EA5058D40371F5 Thu, 28 Jan 2016 21:47:17 CST from Campus Technology
January 26, 2016
by Mary Grush

 

"Institutions venturing into competency-based education must have an awareness of regulatory, accreditation, and sustainability issues, as well as experience with assessment and program design methodologies," explains veteran CBE consu]]> <![CDATA[Review and Promotion, Tenure and Technology]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=9D594B6BE66CCFBEBC99FE5277C2CE78 9D594B6BE66CCFBEBC99FE5277C2CE78 Thu, 28 Jan 2016 21:41:59 CST

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January 26, 2016
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January 20, 2016
by Michael Hart
 

"The Competency-Based Education Ecosystem Framework" is a report from Pub]]> <![CDATA[9 Ed Tech Trends for 2016]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=7F0120C10F60FA7123F98E3560EE506E 7F0120C10F60FA7123F98E3560EE506E Tue, 19 Jan 2016 16:32:08 CST from Campus Technology
Jan 13, 2016

Four technology and innovation experts discuss the hottest trends in higher ed tech this year. Those trends include makerspaces, competency-based education, virtual reality, data analytics and machine learning, accessibility, mobile first, wearables, video and wireless infrastructure.&nbs]]> <![CDATA[6 Killer Examples of Gamification in eLearning]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=1B00DA00BD52A7E06DF75E658104FDDD 1B00DA00BD52A7E06DF75E658104FDDD Mon, 12 Oct 2015 10:02:04 CST  1. Induction program. 2. Professional skills enhancement (account management fundamentals for project managers. 3. Compliance. 4. Rewards and recognition. 5: Soft skills and time management—a gamified activity on time wasters. 6. A gamified assessment.

Read full article at:  70C88749A2ED9EDF6D40F175D9BD9444 Mon, 12 Oct 2015 10:00:26 CST 1. Usability and global navigation. 2. Combination of operating systems. 3. Content treatment. 4. Development process. The process should be iterative and fluid. Higher testing time should be accounted in the development process. The storyboard should focus more on the core content and the visual elements.

Read full article at:&nbs]]> <![CDATA[Survey Shows Participation in Online Courses Growing]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=22445A799102C9A62FFC2DDB5E444B7A 22445A799102C9A62FFC2DDB5E444B7A Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:11:59 CST From Inside Higher Ed
April 21, 2015
by Ashley A. Smith

"Distance education at community colleges continues to increase even as overall enrollment at two-year institutions falls.
<![CDATA[Online Degrees Show 'Net Positive' Campus Impact]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=C9C303813CDA7091442A953D7D127802 C9C303813CDA7091442A953D7D127802 Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:49:14 CST from Campus Technology
By Dian Schaffhauser
04/14/15

Arizona State University sustainability scientists, with support and assistance for Dell sustainability experts studied the social and environmental benefits of online education.  According to their study - the overall impact is 'net positive' meaning]]>