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Posted 15 days ago by Jill Fresen
The Sakai community has announced an online panel discussion on Wednesday 15 March 2017, about innovative uses of the Lessons tool in Sakai (WebLearn). Oxford University has been using the tool for two years and promoted its use during the WISE … Continue reading →
Posted 15 days ago by Adam Marshall
As I’m sure you’ve noticed, most pages in WebLearn 11 use a new icon set: Font Awesome icons. You may well recognise these icons from other websites or phone ‘Apps’. Unlike the previous (‘Silk’) icons these are not images, they … Continue reading →
Posted 21 days ago by Phil Hill
By Phil HillMore Posts (464) Caroline Hoxby from Stanford University just published a working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) claiming to analyze “The Returns to Online Postsecondary Education”. tl;dr This report is a hot ... [More] mess that that … Continue reading → The post New NBER Study on Online Education is Deeply Flawed appeared first on e-Literate. [Less]
Posted 21 days ago by Phil Hill
By Phil HillMore Posts (464) Earlier today I critiqued the new National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) report on the “The Returns to Online Postsecondary Education”, calling it “a hot mess that that conflates online students, enrollments ... [More] , programs, institutions and uses a … Continue reading → The post One More Thing on NBER Report: Where did pre-2011 data come from? appeared first on e-Literate. [Less]
Posted 21 days ago by Dave E.
As of 4:20pm EST, the impact of Amazon Web Services (AWS S3) continues to impact online, face to face and blended courses sites in Sakai (http://sakai.johnsonu.edu | https://sakai.lampschools.org). You can find out more about the AWS S3 issue here. After…Read more ›
Posted 21 days ago by Dave E.
amazonA lot of people seem to be asking this question.  Most students (and faculty) tend to think of Amazon as the online equivalent of Walmart (though Walmart has it’s own online presence) – as just a seller of retail items.…Read more ›
Posted 21 days ago by Dave E.
According Amazon’s Dashboard (screenshot below), the issue which affected some portions of access to course sites in Sakai has been resolved (5:08 EST). Faculty and students are encouraged to continue to working in Sakai normally. If you experience any issues…Read more ›
Posted 21 days ago by Phil Hill
By Phil HillMore Posts (464) For those following my two recent posts about the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) working paper claiming to analyze “The Returns to Online Postsecondary Education”, there are two articles I recommend for ... [More] broader coverage – both … Continue reading → The post Recommended Reading: IHE coverage of NBER paper and critiques appeared first on e-Literate. [Less]
Posted 21 days ago by Adam Marshall
The 2017 version of the annual NMC Horizon Report was launched during the final session of this years ELI conference. One of the key themes is “Collaborative Learning Approaches” (see Page 5 of NMC Horizon Report Preview, 2017 Higher Education … Continue reading →
Posted 21 days ago by Jill Fresen
The Lecture Capture service (called Replay) is now available across the University, after a two-year pilot of the commercial software (called Panopto). This July 2016 blog post provides more information: Replay is now a service. What are the costs to … Continue reading →