Catch up on the most compelling higher-ed news stories you may have missed this week
I can’t fit all of our news stories here, though, so feel free to visit eCampusNews.com and read up on other news you may have missed.
In this week’s news:
Educators take note: it’s time to make way for Generation Z (Gen Z).
As mobile learning gains popularity throughout education, it can be hard to sift through case studies and research on effective models and frameworks for designing mobile learning experiences. Recently, however, researchers decided to list and categorize the most relevant ones.
The verdict may still be out on the effectiveness of MOOCs on their own to improve learning outcomes and bring value to an institution, but could MOOCs have a more definitive positive impact in a blended or hybrid model; specifically, as incorporated in traditional, face-to-face courses?
Despite a record number of students taking online higher education courses, many of those entering for the first time often have incorrect preconceived notions of online learning’s extreme flexibility—and it’s this notion that may lead to high dropout rates.