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Three Questions About Online Education

Three Questions About Online Education

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That’s a great question. Historically online programs were typically business, I.T., sometimes criminal justice but you really didn’t find courses that involve labs, clinicals, field work assignments, those kinds of things. With the advance of technology though, that’s really changed. What they are able to do with simulations with even holograms really have opened up […]

Bill Gates Predicts Online Education as Main Place for Learning in 5 Years

Bill Gates Predicts Online Education as Main Place for Learning in 5 Years

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You have to look at different phases. K-12 is partly about babysitting the kids so the parents can do other things. So, yes, having the kids go to a common place for K-12 I don’t predict some radical change in that. You know, home schooling is about 3-4% and it keeps getting better. In fact, […]

CTY Online Programs In Schools | Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

CTY Online Programs In Schools | Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth

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Well, I think we have a moral obligation as an educator to make sure that for kids who have the ability to accelerate through our standards to provide something for them. We knew the CTY program was coming, and we liked the idea of it being an enrichment program and something that he could really […]

Online classes a good option for busy students

Online classes a good option for busy students

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>>Theresa Bierer: More than 2200 Northern Arizona University students are taking online classes this spring semester. There are many reasons people choose an online learning environment but for many people the reason is convenience. Meet Owen who just turned one, he gets to hang out in the comfort of his living room mastering his walking […]

Dog Grooming Courses at The College of Animal Welfare

Dog Grooming Courses at The College of Animal Welfare

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[Music] My name’s Irene Saunders and I’m undertaking the City & Guilds Level 3 introduction to Dog Grooming. Before I started this course, I worked in a surgery. I was a nurse practitioner. When I decided to retire from the NHS, I still wanted to be working, to be hands on, but give something back […]

Welcome to Distance Learning Systems Inc.

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Hello, Welcome to Distance Learning Systems. At Distance Learning Systems we offer a change of pace for those looking to further their education with us you can earn university credit in nursing, business, technology, and hundreds of other disciplines. Our learning platform blends the freedom of online education with the structure and support of traditional […]

Vermont Dog Earns College Degree (WCAX-TV report)

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A Vermont dog is the world’s first canine to earn a college degree. Chester Ludlow just graduated from Rochville University and as Keagan Harsha reports that has some worried that colleges today are going to the dogs. College isn’t easy. There are hours upon hours of homework. I’ve been working really hard. Some weeks you […]

Student Experiences in Open, Online Learning

Student Experiences in Open, Online Learning

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How do learners experience open, online learning? Researchers and digital learning providers seasonally use learning analytics and big data to examine learner behaviors, activities, and actions. Such methods are prevelant in studies focusing on massive open online courses, otherwise known as MOOCs; however, very few research studies seek to develop – qualitative – understanding of […]

Why We Struggle Learning Languages | Gabriel Wyner | TEDxNewBedford

Why We Struggle Learning Languages | Gabriel Wyner | TEDxNewBedford

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Translator: Sasha Serov Reviewer: lisa thompson So, there’s a myth when it comes to language. And that myth is that children are exceptionally good at learning languages and that we lose that gift when we grow up. We have good reason for believing in this myth. Many of us have had this experience. We’ve picked […]

Typing vs. Handwriting: Which Is Better for Your Memory?

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In an age where your phone can scan your face and buttons are becoming obsolete, who thinks of writing anything by hand anymore? I know it feels archaic to pick up a pencil and use, ugh, lead, but writing down your notes could help you pass your classes. Note-taking is very difficult. You have to […]