5 Major advantages of online classes that you can’t ignore

[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”]   Most of the traditional educational institutes have been facing troubles in the form of course shortage and budget cuts, which have made a large number of students look for the alternative solutions rather than striving for traditional colleges or university for getting higher education. It might be quite surprising for you to Read More …

Why using technology in education?

You are probably aware that the role of technology and its use in the current and in the future education system in linked and will be more interconnected in future. In the 21-st century, an increasing number of teachers are using different classroom technologies like smart boards, tablet computers, smartphones, projectors, digital videos, and games Read More …

Distance learning must be monitored

[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] Academics from around the world have gathered in Dubai on 13 November 2012, to address the challenges of the online education, or e-learning. Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University (HBMeU), H.H. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Read More …

Exercise your mind with e-learning

Every New Year, we are given a clean slate upon which to draw a brand new future. With the New Year’s resolution to exercise your body, it is the right time to consider exercising your mind. Now is the perfect time to continue your education! Of course the big question is, how do you fit it into Read More …

5 online education advantages

[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] A larger number of people is being involved in logging into massive open online courses (MOOCs) and following courses of their interest for free from the top universities worldwide. This is just one way of the distance learning manner of reshaping the way institutions offer learning services. Michael B. Horn, Co-founder and Executive Director of Read More …

Intellectual property concerns with distance learning

” The development of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has led to questions about control of intellectual property. Instructional materials have become freely available on the web and are easily accessible by the general public, ownership rights have become more disputable than even before. MOOCs are large-scale, free and publicly available courses, increasingly popular in Read More …

Coursera and Chegg: Edu Resources Empowered

[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] How can a large online education provider increase its resources even more, you might wonder? Well, the answer came on the 8 May 2013 when Chegg, the student hub, announced a new strategic partnership with Coursera, the leading massive open online course (MOOC) platform, that will provide digital content, like eTextbooks and other Read More …

The MOOC Experience

[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] Traditional forms of education have been rather busy exchanging barbs with the alternative ones. Online courses distance learning and MOOCs concepts which were introduced to augment certain aspects of education had become subject to attack. This scene is not even remotely surprising; while such alternative modes were designed to accommodate certain aspects, the probability that such Read More …

Free MOOCs in UK

[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] Students will be able to study free of charge at many of Britain’s leading universities, as a result of the new initiative of the Open University, that has set up Futurelearn Ltd They will offer millions students across the world, a wide range of courses, possibly with members of the Russell Group – Read More …

Top 7 education technology topics in 2013

  [responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] The new disruptions from online learning platforms, got the universities “taken by surprise” thanks to Coursera and edX. The problem of the students’ debt and increasing costs are no longer a big issue, trending to become a thing of the past (years will pass until this issues is really no longer an Read More …