Academic Partnerships Announces Spring 2015 Research Grant Recipients

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Seven Faculty Research Projects from Five Universities to Study the Impact and Effectiveness of Online Learning

DALLAS (May 22, 2015) – Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world’s largest representatives of online learning, today announced that it has awarded seven grants to researchers from five universities to study the impact and effectiveness of online learning.

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7 Tips to Create eLearning Experiences That Stick

eLearning_IndustryNo matter what your learning objectives might be or what your audience needs to take away from the eLearning course, creating eLearning experiences that are memorable is the number one priority. Otherwise, your learners simply won’t get any real value from the time and effort they’ve invested into the eLearning course.

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ANT via Dudhwala: #rhizo15

In her article What is Actor-Network Theory?, Farzana Dudhwala explores actor-network theory (ANT) in positive and negative ways: saying both what ANT does and, by contrast with traditional sociologists, what it does not do. She says that ANT practitioners differ from classical sociologists first in their concept of the social.…
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Quality Matters Monday: Standard 2.1

QMIt’s Quality Matters Monday! Each Monday, we will highlight a Quality Matters standard and review its importance in an online course and how we evaluate this standard.

Today, we are reviewing Quality Matters Standard 2.1.

General Standard 2 addresses the necessary components that make up quality learning objectives or competencies, which establish a foundation upon which the rest of the course is based.

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You don’t need to read this. I’m really just writing for myself.

My post Working Out Loud Week Lesson: Ignore the Network apparently struck a chord. And what’s most interesting to me is that it did so among people whose work I truly admire. They’ve reminded me of what’s really important about this “out loud” process.…
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Being Swayed

After testing Slate a while back I though I’d try out Microsoft Sway. I downloaded the app to my phone on the bus and made this while traveling home on bus and train.

Sway feels much like Adobe Slate, I used the same words and pictures to test Slate on my iPad a few posts ago: Chalking my First Slate.…

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Faculty Spotlight: Yi (Leaf) Zhang and Ernest Johnson, Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients

Yi (Leaf) Zhang

Yi (Leaf) Zhang

Today, we are spotlighting University of Texas at Arlington professors, Yi (Leaf) Zhang and Ernest Johnson. They were Spring 2014 Faculty Research Grant Recipients for their proposal, “Credit Recovery: Improving Student Graduation and Learning Experiences in an Online Master’s Degree Program.”

We are thrilled to share their findings and thank them for participating in our Faculty Research Grant Program.

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