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Employers like MOOCs — if they know what one is April 15th, 2014 By Jake New, Editor, eCampus News MOOCs-employers-studentsEmployers are fans of massive open online courses (MOOCs), according to a new study by researchers at Duke University and RTI International. Share on Facebook An E-Portfolio With No Limits By David Raths, Campus Technology Students at the University of Mary Washington build their academic identities on their own personal Web domain. Share on Facebook Is Google Eyeing a Satellite Startup? By Rumor has it that Google Inc. is looking to acquire Skybox Imaging, a startup that manufactures satellites and deploys data analytics services to companies. Share on Facebook In conversation with: Sebastian Thrun, CEO, Udacity April 14th, 2014 Related:  e-Learning BlogsFuture eLearning & Tech TrendsElearning

Harold Jarche Horizon Project Login or Create New Account Member Spotlights RIT Launches Nation’s First Minor in Free and Open Source Software and Free Culture Partner News NMC Partners with the Balboa Park Online Collaborative iTUNES U Ideas that Matter and More High Quality, Free EdTech Content Sparking innovation, learning and creativity. > NMC Horizon Project > NMC Horizon Reports > NMC Horizon Project Navigator > NMC Horizon EdTech Weekly App NMC Horizon Project The NMC Horizon Project charts the landscape of emerging technologies for teaching, learning, and creative inquiry. > Serve on a Horizon Project Expert Panel > Submit a Project for Inclusion in a Horizon Report Open Much of the work of the NMC Horizon Project takes place in a wiki where international experts across all different educational sectors openly exchange ideas and engage in insightful discourse. Global The most recent addition to the NMC Horizon Project is a new series of region-specific reports called NMC Technology Outlooks. NMC Horizon Reports › News

OER Commons Mobilemind | Thoughts on mobile computing and elearning 5 Bold Predictions For The Future Of Higher Education The future of higher education is a constantly moving target. Everything from the emergence of MOOCs to new learning styles and mounting financial and sustainability pressures are impacting the education landscape. Every day higher education leaders are developing new strategies to leverage across these developing challenges and opportunities. The common denominator amidst all this change: students. What should they learn? Here are five bold predictions for how the answers to those questions will define the future of education. 1: Academic Curricula Will Become More Multi-Disciplinary Current models--reliant upon departmental space where curriculum is developed and fostered independent of the university at large--must change. Examples of this can be found in our project at the University of Utah where they are developing a transformative entrepreneurial building where students can create, live and “launch” companies all in the same space. 4: Higher Education Needs To Invest in Technology

The Core Rules of Netiquette -- Excerpted from Netiquette by Virginia Shea -- The Core Rules of Netiquette are excerpted from the book Netiquette by Virginia Shea. Click on each rule for elaboration. Introduction Rule 1: Remember the Human Rule 2: Adhere to the same standards of behavior online that you follow in real life Rule 3: Know where you are in cyberspace Rule 4: Respect other people's time and bandwidth Rule 5: Make yourself look good online Rule 6: Share expert knowledge Rule 7: Help keep flame wars under control Rule 8: Respect other people's privacy Rule 9: Don't abuse your power Rule 10: Be forgiving of other people's mistakes Next page ...Previous page ...Core Rules ...Netiquette Contents

E-Learning Curve Blog Winter Solstice at Newgrange, Ireland 5,000 years ago, an extraordinary people lived in Ireland. They were farmers, hunters and builders. Newgrange – exterior (image courtesy I don’t spend all my time involved in learning and development. No, no, no. Among my more arcane, but nevertheless very satisfying interests is in the culture of the Neolithic (New Stone Age), and particularly the culture of the Beaker People of Western Europe. At ten minutes to nine on the morning of the shortest day of the year, a pale and weak sun slowly rises above a ridge in the Boyne River valley in County Meath, Ireland. Newgrange is best known for the illumination of its passage and chamber by the winter solstice sun. Light Enters the Tomb at Newgrange (image courtesy Irish Times) At dawn, from 19th to 23rd December every year, a narrow beam of light penetrates the roof-box and reaches the floor of the chamber, gradually extending to the rear of the passage. The senior civil servant elaborated:

HTML5's Continuing Rise advertisement It’s a multi-device world, and developers can no longer afford to play favorites. According to Vision Mobile’s latest Developer Economics report, Apple’s developer Mindshare has slipped to 52 percent (from 56 percent in January 2013) while HTML5 has jumped two percentage points from a year ago to 52 percent. As Apple’s market share slips to Google's surging little green robot, developers are increasingly turning to HTML5 as a way to embrace both iOS and Android. The State of the Developer Nation report contains data and insights on the leading mobile platforms (Android, BlackBerry 10, HTML5, iOS, Windows Phone and Windows 8), comparing them across key metrics, such as Developer Mindshare, revenue opportunities, prioritization across regions, adoption criteria, use of third-party tools, and most popular app revenue models. SUBSCRIBE FREE to Website Magazine - 12 Issues Key insights from the report include: 9inShare2