Day: August 19, 2013

Quote: Pleasure

“Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” ~ Aristotle    

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Future education

We already know that the students are the future of the world, but what is the future for the students? In order to be able to equip them with the relevant, timeless skills for the rapidly changing world, revolution is needed in the concept of learning. Education innovators like Dr. Sugata Mitra, visiting professor at […]

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The future of education is online and the future is now!

We are experiencing a trend of having the traditional education disruption by the emerging online education institutions and online available resources.

65% of college and universities say that online courses are a critical part of their long-term strategy and it is clear that this trend is affecting the main stream population of college and university students as 31% of them are taking at least one course online.

New technology is supporting online education adoption and enabling its spreading and implementation to be very effective.This is why online classes have recorded enrollment of over 6.1 million students in at least one online course.

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The pros and cons of peer grading in online courses

The pros and cons of peer grading in online courses
While it may not be suitable for everyone, online courses, now commonly referred to as Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), are becoming an increasingly popular option for college students. However, in such classes, students will face a unique set of challenges, including little interaction with others, keeping motivated, and peer grading. For those of you new to the subject, peer grading, potentially one of the most controversial topics among online education professionals, is when students in online courses evaluate work by other people in the same course.
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