A Simple Method for Verifying Course Alignment

Faculty eCommons

This post is part of an on-going series that discusses how to gather learning analytics through course alignment.
In the last post of this series, we showed you how to align your course objectives with your ……

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Items re: multi-screen media — eventually this trend/convergence enables “Learning from the Living [Class] Room”

PayWizard launches first dedicated payment and subscriber management solution for TV and media industry — from PayWizard

Excerpt:

London, 21 February 2013 – PayWizard, specialists in payment and subscription management, has launched the TV and media industry’s first dedicated, end to end payment and subscription solution.…

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Column by Emanuel Derman: Little Big Data

Column by Emanuel Derman: Little Big Data:

I’m not sure what #etmooc topic this belongs to. Maybe “Connected Learning – Tools, Processes & Pedagogy.” Sooner or later online education talk, mooc or not, turns to analytics…

Choosing what data to collect takes insight; making good sense of it requires the classic methods: you still need a model, a theory, or intuition to find a cause.

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Adaptive machine learning for real-time streaming [Microsoft Research]

Adaptive machine learning for real-time streaming [Microsoft Research]

 

The above item is one of several items to check out at this slideshow from networkworld.com. 

Also see:

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Reflections on “Harvard’s plan to dominate higher education” [Uldrich]

Harvard’s plan to dominate higher education – from jumpthecurve.net by Jack Uldrich

Excerpt (emphasis DSC):

Critics of online education and MOOCs may delude themselves by thinking  an online course can never offer the same level of intimacy or interaction as a traditional college course but they are missing a key  component of the MOOC movement: analytics.…

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Beyond the buzz, where are MOOCs really going? [Horn & Christensen]

Beyond the buzz, where are MOOCs really going? – from wired.com by Michael Horn and Clayton Christensen

Excerpt:

MOOCs can be much more than marketing and edutainment. We believe they are likely to evolve into a “scale business”: one that relies on the technology and data backbone of the medium to optimize and individualize learning opportunities for millions of students.…

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Game-changing reflections re: “College branding: The tipping point” [Dooley]

College branding: The tipping point — from forbes.com by Roger Dooley

Excerpt:

Change is coming to this market. While there are multiple issues of increasing importance to schools, two stand out as major game-changers.

 


From DSC:
Important notes for the boards throughout higher education to consider:


Your institution can’t increase tuition by one dime next year.

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Reflections on “The new intelligence” by Kolowich

From DSC:

In real estate, one hear’s the mantra:
Location. Location. Location.

In higher education, I have it that we’ll be hearing this for a while:
Experimentation. Experimentation. Experimentation.

Consider the following reflections on Steve’ Kolowich’s solid article, The new intelligence (from InsideHigherEd.com)

Excerpt:

And for the largest public university in the country, it is hardly fiction.…

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