Category Archives: trends

Trends | Apps and Freshmen Retention

For colleges, freshmen retention continues to be a concern — most students who drop out of college, do so in their first year. That fact has colleges seeking opportunities to engage, prepare and welcome students to campus and ease the … Continue reading

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MOOCs in Review

A study of 74,000 MOOC reviews – from one of the world’s largest source of student-powered MOOC ratings – suggests online course providers should not be afraid to charge for classes, assign challenging workloads or point students to third-party review … Continue reading

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Trends | Mobile Learning in the United States

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Trends | Happy Workers

Results of a new survey are in, tracking the often circuitous career path and unusually high job satisfaction rate of web developers. Carried out on behalf of SkilledUp, a curator of online and alternative education sources, the online study was conducted by … Continue reading

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Trends | Teachers Know Best

In today’s classroom, digital instructional tools can provide teachers with information to tailor instruction to each student’s strengths, needs, and interests. A new survey from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation of more than 4,600 teachers explores how teachers use … Continue reading

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