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Voice Recognition Mobile messaging packages Voice Recognition If you have ever used the product Dragon Dictation you would have come to realize that while it has some coolness to it, having to say the words followed by “period….

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ET and E-Learning

e-learning, e-learning vendors, emerging technology, kinect, kinect and education, leap motion, mobile messaging When you think of that word what comes to mind? A little creature who has cravings for Reese’s Pieces?  Who likes to “phone home”? Well, if you thought that was what…

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How to Make MOOCs succeed – boosting completion rates

A simple set of recommendations Change the course approach to asynchronous based learning – if you must have lock-downs – i.e. you cannot go to step B before Step A – you can still have a set of…

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The Failure of Online Education at the Higher Education Level

I’ve been a staunch advocate for the change in online learning at the higher education level, because honestly it just doesn’t work.  The online learning approach that 95% of higher education institutions follow is synchronous based, which is…

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The Inherent Flaws to MOOCs

I’d argue that MOOCs are inherently flawed and setup for failure – not from the content standpoint, rather from online higher education angle.  Here are my reasons: Start date and completion date – similar to a classroom setting…

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MOOC – Setup for Failure?

e-learning, Massive Online Open Courses, MOOC asychronous based learning, e-learning, free online courses, higher education e-learning, higher education learning, higher education online courses, Massive Online Open Courses, MOOC, MOOCs, synchronous based learning Unless you have been like Rip Van Winkle for the past few years, you are well aware…

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