NFE/1.0 Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative en July Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:05:52 CST Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:05:52 CST Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative <![CDATA[Major Tech Companies Strive to Make Tools Accessible for Students]]> F3299C6C1A4D6BFC6DD916F8465F9967 Wed, 19 Jul 2017 13:05:52 CST from EdTech: Focus on Higher Education
by Meghan Bogardus Cortez
July 14, 2017

Adobe, Microsoft and Google all have designed features that could benefit those with disabilities at universities.  Read full article D4334F3CD7EAB1FA29F0988C844D531E Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:50:35 CST
DB64D90E3FA528EE15C587786E239B0D Fri, 7 Jul 2017 17:20:40 CST from The Chronicle
July 06, 2017 


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from Inside Higher Ed
by Paul Fain
June 22, 2017

Last year Achieving the Dream 72BB23851EDBD51A584BA7C6441AB341 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 11:06:14 CST June 2017

Higher education enrollments for all students fell, but more students enrolled in distance education courses than ever before. This is one of the findings of the new “Distance Education Enrollment Report 2017” released by the new Digital Learning Compass par]]> <![CDATA[California Governor calls for new online community college]]> 38E983D4AE67DA5C45F6BCDE129F59EC Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:12:00 CST from Community College Daily   

California Gov. Jerry Brown has asked the Californi]]> <![CDATA[Online College Student 2017 Report]]> 5469DF74129CD3141E7029FF202FD2CD Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:09:50 CST from LearningHouse
Authors Dr. David Clinefelter and Carol B. Aslanian

The sixth annual Online College Students report, developed by The Learning House, Inc. and Aslanian Market Research, shares the results of a survey of 1,500 current, prospective and recently graduated online college students. Learn how students ]]> <![CDATA[Online Learning for Whom? Experts Weigh In]]> 5D7714F7B60058C9863343C417E56226 Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:58:57 CST

from Inside Higher Ed - Digital Learning
by Nick Roll<]]> <![CDATA[The Rise of the Online Higher Education Leader]]> 576937CAEC4E8FDA1E09B46AA02EE4D6 Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:56:11 CST from Converge Higher Ed
by Adam Stone

May 24, 2017

Online learning professionals are playing a bigger role in higher education as distance learning and digital course instruction continues to grow in numbers and prestige.&nb]]> <![CDATA[Retention, Progression and the Taking of Online Courses]]> E7AB4B51D29BCE08441EC21AA640724B Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:53:34 CST

by Scott James, Karen Swan, Cassandra Daston

Online learning continues to grow at post-secondary institutions across the United States, but many question its efficacy, especially for students most at-risk for failure. This paper engages that issue. It examines recent research on the success of com]]> <![CDATA[Signs of a Ceiling in Online Ed Market]]> 136E6C28AF8412C3EAB3CA407866C41A Wed, 7 Jun 2017 09:50:57 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
by Carl Straumsheim
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March 28, 2017

The open-resources movement has come a long way since the Massachusetts Institute of Technology unveiled the OpenCourseWare project in 2001. Dozens of colleges now offer some courses featuring textbooks that are free or nearly so, and that rely on openly licensed material]]> <![CDATA[Colleges Team Up to Train MRI Techs]]> 8B77A39F46BEA28C0798B247601C1ECC Wed, 10 May 2017 11:18:47 CST from Community College Daily
by Ellie Ashford
March 31, 2017

Community colleges – especially colleges that are small or in rural areas – often lack the enrollment to justify offering high-cost programs. The Michig]]> <![CDATA[A New Channel for OER]]> 80BBE67179974F6B80AABC0E1BFAD861 Wed, 10 May 2017 11:15:21 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
April 18, 2017
by C]]> <![CDATA[Volatile’ but Growing Online Ed Market]]> F1146A3A7B8DAA63E110E42259B0D304 Tue, 2 May 2017 08:50:53 CST from Inside Higher Education
By Carl Straumsheim
May 2, 2017

Online enrollment continues to grow as the total number of students in college shrinks. The growth is particularly strong at private nonprofit colleges, ]]> <![CDATA[Are Colleges Doing Enough to Make Online Videos Accessible for the Blind?]]> 2AD0EBC5AD7B3EDB59ABF0F0FF2281B3 Wed, 19 Apr 2017 07:29:46 CST from Converge
by Tanya Roscorla
March 27, 2017

As more higher education online learning relies on visuals to tell a story, they're often not accessible to people who are blind. Now, some colleges are tackling the problem with better funding and technology.  Read full article 65C72D433901EC17DC380D4028D05942 Fri, 14 Apr 2017 17:18:52 CST