Posts Tagged 'MOOC'

How Does Online Learning Impact Class Attendance?

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By Alan D. Greenberg

Am I Skipping Class Today Because it’s Gonna Be Online?

OK, promise me you’ll read this article if I go ahead and remove the suspense?  Now that you have promised, the answer is…

Maybe so, maybe not.  But the reasons underlying whether or not college kids skip class are nuanced – and it may be for good reason if they do!

The fear that learners might quit coming to class if everything were to go digital is longstanding.  Some professors ...

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Are Concerns about Intellectual Property Blocking Adoption of Lecture Capture?

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By: Alan D. Greenberg

Everyone knows one or more of the many stereotypes in the world of academics.

Most individuals recognize the image of the absent-minded prof. Many educators are familiar with the eager beaver assistant prof who easily gravitates to emerging technologies. Still more recognize the grumpy professor with elbow patches on his jacket and pipe in mouth who looks down on the idea of bringing new technology into the classroom.

Indeed, the “grumpy” set presents a huge roadblock to introducing lecture ...

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