University of Miami to Offer Online Master’s Degrees in Music

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CORAL GABLES, FL. and DALLAS (Feb. 11, 2014) – The University of Miami (UM) today announced that two master’s programs offered by its world-renowned Frost School of Music (Frost) will be available online beginning this spring and another will follow early next year.

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Exploring Voicethread Using ARCS Instructional Design Approaches

Whitney Kilgore , Vice President, Learning Technologies, Academic Partnerships International, along with Leah B. Mangrum, Assistant Professor of Communication, Angelo State University, and Jennifer Miller, University of North Texas/Dublin Independent School District, co-authored an article that was recently published in the Journal of Media Education.

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#etmooc: Singing Happy Birthday to a Course

It’s not often that I’m invited to attend a birthday party for a course—but then again, it’s not often that I find myself immersed in a learning opportunity that produces the sort of sustainable community of learning that #etmooc has.

etmoocThat wonderful massive open online course (MOOC)—the Educational Technology and Media MOOC that Alec Couros and others offered to great acclaim in early 2013—was something that many of us heard about from colleagues or simply stumbled across during our general online explorations of MOOCs last year.

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‘The underbelly of education according to Karen’

I learn best when I work with others. I talk my way to learning. I need the discourse to help me refine my ideas and to open up new avenues of thought and connections. My entire learning history is based on fusing my thoughts with the thoughts of others.… Continue reading

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Academic Partnerships Launches New Online Global Specializations Credential With Top U.S. Public and Private Universities

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Academic Partnerships Launches New Online Global Specializations Credential With Top U.S. Public and Private Universities

Specializations Expand Reach and Increase Revenue for U.S. Universities; Fill Need for Accessible, Affordable Higher Education Around the World

DALLAS (Jan. 21, 2014) – Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the world’s largest representatives of online learning, today announced that it has launched a new Specializations initiative designed to help partner universities capitalize on the globalization of higher education.

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AP Faculty Research Grant Recipient’s Research Published

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Dr. Joohi Lee, Associate Professor, College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Texas at Arlington

Dr. Joohi Lee, Associate Professor, College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Texas at Arlington, was a recipient of AP’s Faculty Research Grant in our 2012 round of proposals for her proposal, “An exploratory study of effective online learning: Assessing satisfaction levels of graduate students of mathematics education associated with human and design factors of an online course.” Lee was recently notified that her AP-funded article will be published in the March/April edition of International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning.

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Sunshine Gratitude

I owe +Megan Valois (@msvalois) and +Karl Lindgren-Streicher (@LS_Karl) some gratitude for sharing their Sunshine posts with me a few weeks ago, and I’m happy to finally respond with my first post of 2014.

Here’s how Sunshine posts work:

  1. Acknowledge the nominating blogger
  2. Share 11 random facts about myself.

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ETMOOC … The GIFT That Keeps On Giving

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I am so grateful for all the gifts that ETMOOC has given me.  As I reflect upon the year I think about all the wonderful people I have met and the things we have shared.

The invite :

My first ETMOOC POST a year ago

I am a life long learner and willing to take risks and here I am signing up for #etmooc.…

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I’m Getting To Know You…

Thanks to Jeremy Inscho  @jeremyinscho  for making me think about some random thoughts this Christmas . Feel free to join in PLN. HERE’S HOW IT WORKS:

  1. Acknowledge the nominating blogger.
  2. Share 11 random facts about yourself.
  3. Answer the 11 questions the nominating blogger has created for you.

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My Running List of Google Glass in Education Posts and Blogs

Here are some sites and blog posts I found compelling about Google Glass in Education

Educator Blogs that speak to Glass in Education 

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