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MOOC Verses DOCC

Friday, 23 August 2013 by

It was only a matter of time before massive open online courses (MOOC) were challenged to see online learning in a new light. Distributed Open Collaborative Course (DOCC) has a different approach to how students should learn through online education and the role of the instructor. Where MOOCs facilitated the traditional sense of teaching, having

The growth of advanced technology over the last decade also brings a negative impact to educators’ job market. Technology persistently proves how effective it can educate students, while lowering costs for educators. On the contrary, are institutions relying too heavily on digital inventions to teach students? Arizona State University is now testing a program that

With the rise of online education there comes the outbreak of cheaters. Educators are scurrying to stay ahead of the game in cheating. Online courses have emerged for participants (mostly professors) to teach ways of identifying and catching cheating students. Software is on the route to certify courses and use best practices for academic integrity.

Going above and beyond the call of duty, Gail Winter, assistant director of the International Studies Office of Wesleyan University. She was presented with a Cardinal Achievement Award this month for her extra efforts. Read the article here: http://newsletter.blogs.wesleyan.edu/2013/07/29/wintercardinalaward/ ProctorFree provides an online, on-demand exam proctoring solution that will allow faculty and students to avoid situations

Since the impetus law was passed in 2008, colleges offering online courses are cracking down on making sure the correct student receiving financial aid for the class is actually the one doing the work. This law was enacted to require colleges to take steps discouraging financial aid and academic fraud for online programs. Universities in

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