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Digital badges and learning analytics provide differentiated assessment opportunities

Posted on February 28, 2017

This article looks at how the intersection of digital badges, learning analytics, and differentiated assessment could be beneficial to learners.

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Can higher education save the web?

Posted on February 28, 2017

Mike Caulfield looks at how higher education is best suited to save the web.

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Designing a lab in the humanities

Posted on February 28, 2017

Fritz Breithaupt looks at a way to make the humanities more relevant and applicable for students.

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Five key ways to use predictive analytics to successfully address high drop-out and low completion rates

Posted on February 28, 2017

This article looks at ways that colleges and universities can effectively use predictive analytics.

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2017 NMC Horizon Report

Posted on February 28, 2017

The New Media Consortium and EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative have released their latest research on educational technology and its impact on higher education.

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Four strategies for effective assessment in a flipped learning environment

Posted on February 28, 2017

This article looks at ways to create assessments that help “provide reliable, actionable information about student learning in the various phases of flipped learning.”

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What if learning analytics were based on learning science?

Posted on February 28, 2017

Simon Fraser University researchers explore what learning analytics could look like if it was informed by learning science findings.

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Logged in and zoned out: How laptop Internet use relates to classroom learning

Posted on February 28, 2017

A new study from Michigan State University has found that Internet use can be detrimental to classroom performance.

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Brief interventions help online learners persist with coursework, Stanford research finds

Posted on February 2, 2017

A new study from Stanford University looks at MOOC learners in less-developed countries and how small psychological activities can help motivate their learning.

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HarvardX and MITx: Four years of open online courses

Posted on February 2, 2017

A joint research team from Harvard University and MIT has published a report looking at the evolution of the MOOC movement.

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