5 great platforms for online learning

If you have ever considered distance learning, these educational platforms may have just what you’re looking for

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There is no denying that online learning has become popular in recent years. Advocates of this alternative educational experience argue that its rise in popularity is closely linked to soaring higher ed tuition costs.

Moreover, in the case of the massive open online course (MOOC), the advantages of a free, quality education which participants can receive in the comfort of their home – provided that they have an internet connection – are very appealing.…Read More

Innovation corner: New freedom with online learning

Nothing says moving into the future like the flexibility customization can provide

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The base level of technological savvy has surely risen on college campuses over the past half decade, and with that rise has come growing expectations for flexibility in institution’s online learning platforms.

The static nature of learning management systems from the early and mid-2000s for years irked educators, campus technologists, and students who said the web-based learning experience was hindered by the decidedly inflexible platforms that left little or no room for customization.…Read More