Hybrid Learning: Project-based Online Learning With In-person Workshops

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Hybrid Learning combines project-based online learning with in-person workshops. Skillshare is taking the lead in this direction. It has just launched hybrid classes. Skillshare’s mission is to create a better way to learn real world skills.

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Berkeley To Join EdX: The Free Online Learning Partnership

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In the tussle to have a niche role in the world of online education, the University of California, Berkeley, has joined edX, the free nonprofit online learning venture founded by Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Berkeley will be offering two courses, contributing new open-source technology and heading a soon-to-be-formed consortium of universities joining [...]

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Future Of Universities At The Onslaught Of Online Learning

What future universities will look like as a whole, was the most debatable issue among the participants, who strongly agreed that education is broader than content. Though some concerns were raised about the loss of physical intimacy and intellectual proximity of a real-world campus in the virtual space. But there was an unanimity among the participants about the inevitability of blend of offline and online education.

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Bill Gates On The Future of Higher Education

Bill Gates

Bill Gates talks about his vision for how colleges can be transformed through technology.

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Earning An Online Certificate Boosts Your Career

Certificate completion helps you acquiring an additional educational attainment. Approximately one-third of those who earn certificates already have a college degree. Two out of three complete their certificates before earning their degrees.

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IGNOU Launches Online Course On Biodiversity

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) launched an online Appreciation Programme on Sustainable Management of Biodiversity (APSMB) and also announced about the PG Certificate on Climate Change and Sustainable Development.

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Online Education Heading For Infotainment

As more and more universities and colleges are moving into the crowded and distractible world of the Web and offering online courses, they realize the importance of appearance. They are vying for students’ attention, which is under assault from all sort of entertainment. That’s why they are turning education into infotainment.

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University of Oxford’s Environmental Programs

A global program which aims to encourage the sharing of high quality information about climate science, modelling and the interpretation of climate change modelling experiments with the expertise of the University of Oxford’s Department for Continuing Education and the Met Office Hadley Centre’s PRECIS team in delivering effective online education.

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Can Online Learning Substitute The Traditional Method of Learning?

Online learning is gaining more and more importance at all levels of education in the US and worldwide. But we are not sure about its learning outcomes. Is it as good as classroom teaching? Can it substitute the traditional method of learning?

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Free Online Course On Web Application Engineering by Udacity

Udacity, a digital university on a mission to democratize education, has launched a free online course in Web Applications Engineering. Steve Huffman, co-founder the social news site reddit.com in 2005,is the instructor and facilitator of this course.

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