Driving Awareness, Adoptions, and Affordability
FCB Brasil and the CNA language school network are launching the Speaking Exchange project, which connects CNA students in Brazil with Americans living in retirement homes. This meeting is carried out via an exclusive digital tool that uses video chat technology to bring the students face to face with Americans. Truly a win-win.
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I love alternative business models! So much better than taxation.
Added by Jacky Hood on May 8, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Some insightful ideas as ODG continues its' drive for Social Media Awareness:
Added by Mike Pouraryan on May 4, 2014 at 1:29pm — No Comments
This Chart Shows Why Pinterest Is Way More Important Than Twitter Or Reddit For Traffic Referrals
If you want to drive traffic on the Web, you are likely posting your content to several of the big social sharing sites, like Facebook and Twitter, without knowing which ones are getting your site the most eyeballs.
Added by Mike Pouraryan on May 4, 2014 at 1:28pm — No Comments
Well-organized, outgoing coordinator needed to match academic leaders (mentors) with aspiring academic leaders 9mentees) across the U.S. and Canada employing an automated tool. Mentor-matching is part of the Higher Education Leadership Platform that is being piloted by the League for Innovation. Fifty mentor-mentee matches are needed by August. Coordinator will have access to at least 1500 academics and information about the jobs to which the mentees aspire. Watch this …Continue
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Great to see Is There a STEM Worker Shortage? quoting Professor Hal Salzman of Rutgers’ Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy who says the shortage is a myth. Here is a similar and longer article in Atlantic Monthly:…Continue
Added by Jacky Hood on April 7, 2014 at 8:05am — No Comments
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Added by Jacky Hood on March 29, 2014 at 8:49am — No Comments
A huge thank you to Open Doors Group partners League for Innovation in the Community College and SoftChalk LLC for their assistance on this all-important initiative. A hug for former COT marketing manager Sharyn Fitzpatrick for tweeting the news a few seconds after the release. Follow Sharyn…Continue
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The California Network for Higher Education Access will be completely revamped and relaunched by July 2014. We have a strategist, a project manager, and a technologist. The team needs 2 or 3 more volunteers to add content.
The Network was created in early 2010 to serve the needs of the OER Center for…Continue
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Open Doors Group is seeking an energetic volunteer to create marketing and social media strategy and drive sales for our Higher Education Leadership Platform (HELP).
HELP addresses the…Continue
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Thanks to Mike Pouraryan for the heads-up on this story:
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I have created a new website: http://www.trigcheatsheet.com/
Free online mobile-friendly Trigonometry end-page notes and formulas. CC-BY-SA
Also posted a link on Merlot... you can post a review there.…
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In Making MOOCs Truly Open, SoftChalk's President and Virginia Commonwealth University Professor Robert Godwin-Jones calls for the use of open-licensed materials.
Bob writes "The “open” in MOOCs doesn’t usually extend to content."
The use of open content will make interaction by the student with the content easier, compensating to some extent for the impossibility of the instructor interacting directly with…Continue
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Invasion of the MOOCs: The Promise and Perils of Massive Open Online Courses is a new essay collection from Parlor Press exploring the use of MOOCs in education. The book is available for purchase in print or it can be downloaded for free under a Creative Commons license via the Parlor Press website:
Unlike accounts in the mainstream media and educational press,…Continue
Added by Charlie Lowe on March 10, 2014 at 6:59am — No Comments
A big fish in the education-media world has been swallowed by an even bigger fish.
Added by Mike Pouraryan on March 3, 2014 at 1:01pm — No Comments
discovered via twitter
In October 2012, the BC Ministry of Advanced Education announced its support for the creation of open textbooks for the 40 highest enrolled first and second year subject areas in the province’s public post-secondary system. BCcampus is tasked with co-ordination of the project because of our 10-year experience with the Online Program Development Fund.
The goal of the Open Textbook Project is to provide flexible and affordable access to higher…
Added by Ken Ronkowitz on March 3, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments
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I'm delighted to inform you that ALISON free learning has just signed up its 3 millionth learner! This is a huge milestone for our free learning mission. ALISON now has 600 free courses available and over 350,000 graduates of our courses worldwide, many studying and graduating from multiple courses.
I'd like to take this opportunity to thank you, our learners and supporters for making ALISON such a global success. We have grown primarily through word-of-mouth,…
Added by Mike Pouraryan on March 2, 2014 at 2:09pm — No Comments