Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Great Article Title on Connected Learning

But little data or elaboration. See, Why Are We Still Learning Alone? Why Connection Is More Important Than Ever #FuturesEd. I  am not sure about this but haven't we always learned alone? Even when I was in an elementary, or junior high, or high school classroom decades ago, I was learning alone, although in the company of classmates. This is an interesting thought, and I'd like to see it developed a bit more.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Data on Community College Transfer Students

What We Know About Transfer, produced by the Community College Research Center, Teachers College, Columbia University, as some good information about transfer student success rates, and the data is not good.  While 80% of cc students intend to earn a bachelor degree, only about 25% actually transfer, and only about 17% actually earn a bachelor degree.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Further Info on the MOOC Revolution?

Seems that, as with all educational waves, the devil is in the detail:  how exactly do you creatively and constructively use a MOOC to teach, or supplement the teaching of, a course.  See the article,