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 May Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:08:25 CST Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:08:25 CST Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/images/hdr/hdr_lft2.jpg http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/ <![CDATA[2019 Horizon Report - Higher Education Edition]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=C91F11FBFFED3CFFA3A1E37044AE8BEB C91F11FBFFED3CFFA3A1E37044AE8BEB Wed, 24 Apr 2019 16:08:25 CST This report profiles six key trends, six significant challenges, and six important developments in educational technology as ranked by an expert panel of leaders from across the higher education landscape.  9F1295DCEADE9F5E7308F684D32EAA59 Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:11:18 CST from Campus Technology
By Dian Schaffhauser
April 4, 2019

Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College is working with three of the largest community college systems in the country to adopt the use of interactive open educational resources. The Consortium for Open Active Pathways, as it's call]]> <![CDATA[How Low-Cost IoT Solutions Can Improve the Student Experience]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=6C1C0C126E1BFD85E0169716F3A47FEF 6C1C0C126E1BFD85E0169716F3A47FEF Tue, 23 Apr 2019 17:08:30 CST from Campus Technology
By Patricia Kahn
April 10, 2019

Modest investments in the Internet of Things can have a significant impact on students' journey through college. Here's how one institution implemented IoT tech to provide extra student supports in key areas.  6E80E1446631CF4FFD44BA7FCB5AFF5C Tue, 23 Apr 2019 14:33:06 CST Distance education enrollments increased for the fourteenth straight year, growing faster than they have for the past several years. From 2002 to 2012 both distance and overall enrollments grew annually, but since 2012 distance growth has continued its steady increase in an environment that saw overall enrollments decline for four straight ye]]> <![CDATA[Online Program Tuition, Netflix-Style]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=822666A67B03ECDC5E5F05277A369E35 822666A67B03ECDC5E5F05277A369E35 Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:23:07 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
by Mark Lieberman
A]]> <![CDATA[OpenStax announces top 10 schools that have adopted free college textbooks]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=CD84BFC20C9F209E5BD80FFE40781D7E CD84BFC20C9F209E5BD80FFE40781D7E Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:21:14 CST from Rice University
by David Ruth
Feb 21, 2019

Rice University-based publisher 61BFDB82741621D1D14F032E4CCF933E Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:19:31 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
by Andrew Kreighbaum
]]> <![CDATA[Online Enrollment Growing Faster than Blended]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=BE4225FAFCA30DBE97E0405DB36A7393 BE4225FAFCA30DBE97E0405DB36A7393 Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:15:13 CST from Campus Technology
by Dian Schaffhauser
March 26, 2019

Fully online courses are more likely to drive enrollment growth, according to a recent survey of institutions from Quality Matters and Eduventures Re]]> <![CDATA[Implementation Guide of OER and Low-Cost Coding Policies for Washington Community and Technical Colleges]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=3105BEA95BD3A3154A8F3CE33A608C5A 3105BEA95BD3A3154A8F3CE33A608C5A Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:12:37 CST The Washington ]]> <![CDATA[Do open educational resources improve student learning?]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=15A70FC1196251E4371555D6501E5E99 15A70FC1196251E4371555D6501E5E99 Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:11:04 CST from Rice University
by David Ruth
March 6, 2019

Open educational resources (OER), such as free textbooks, have grown in popularity in recent years as institutions and faculty work to lower costs for students, but researchers have had difficulty determining if adopting OER impacts learning. A 960E4C4A000C3C3687E981F16E9D4C3D Mon, 15 Apr 2019 17:03:58 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
by Lindsay McKenzie
April ]]> <![CDATA[How Many Public Universities Can ‘Go Big’ Online?]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=F22906D8C98F687AFD3566F83ADC8C23 F22906D8C98F687AFD3566F83ADC8C23 Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:32:00 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
by Doug Lederman and Mark Lieber]]> <![CDATA[Educause Reports on the Top 10 IT Issues for Institutions]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=F9A08CD47E67B3E3C06ADCC5C09A7231 F9A08CD47E67B3E3C06ADCC5C09A7231 Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:28:42 CST In 2019, after a decade of preparing, higher education stands on a threshold. A new era of technology is ushering in myriad opportunities to apply data that supports and advances our higher ed mission. This threshold is similar to the one science stood on in the late 20th century: the prospect of employing technology to put genetic informatio]]> <![CDATA[Learning to Learn Online]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=E55F4641A3750553CB182503D9207E42 E55F4641A3750553CB182503D9207E42 Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:25:53 CST NEW OER - from Kwantlen Polytechnic University Learning Centres

Authors: Kwantlen Polytechnic University Learning Centres, Christina Page, and Adam Vincent

Book Description: Learnin]]> <![CDATA[Online Course Design Rubrics, Part 3: Now what?]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=7C9CC2377AA48BD233687C60ADC68021 7C9CC2377AA48BD233687C60ADC68021 Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:22:33 CST from eLiterate blog
by Kevin Kelly

Recommendations for what the rubric providers and adopters should do next to increase online student success further.  C1D87117C19AB0E8947B69283F0C2C1E Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:18:36 CST from eLiterate blog
by Kevin Kelly

 

A discussion of why using these rubrics has become so important, and some early evidence of impact. 67512E23F8AEF02D1977AF2E80C49049 Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:15:29 CST from eLiterate blog
by Kevin Kelly
March 19, 2019

A comparison of the seven most widely used online course design rubrics, along with their collective strengths and limitations.  Read full blog post here.

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from Inside Higher Ed
by Lindsay McKenzie
March 13, 2019

 

Digital content provider VitalSource is adding a]]> <![CDATA[Presidential Support (With Caveats) for OER]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=5CD9603E0FD7D58FB73DE71CEA0E8A84 5CD9603E0FD7D58FB73DE71CEA0E8A84 Mon, 15 Apr 2019 13:10:12 CST