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The Fight Against Forgetting Part 4: The Eye of Conceptual Understanding
September 23, 2015 – 9:02 am | Comments Off on The Fight Against Forgetting Part 4: The Eye of Conceptual Understanding

“The rivalry between the two philosophies is suggested by the anecdote that Antisthenes said to Plato: ‘I see a horse, but I don’t see horseness,’ to which
Plato replied: ‘No, for you have …

A Learner-Centered Syllabus Helps Set the Tone for Learning
August 19, 2015 – 8:38 am | Comments Off on A Learner-Centered Syllabus Helps Set the Tone for Learning

By: Mary Bart

At its most basic level, the syllabus is used to communicate information about the course, the instructor, learning objectives, assignments, grading
policies, …

What Fitness Bands Can Teach Us about Classroom Assessment
August 12, 2015 – 9:00 am | Comments Off on What Fitness Bands Can Teach Us about Classroom Assessment

By: Karen S. Buchanan, EdD

A colleague of mine recently engaged with a new technology tool that has changed her life. She purchased and became a vigilant user …

Why Do Learners Drop out of a Course?
July 22, 2015 – 9:00 am | Comments Off on Why Do Learners Drop out of a Course?

Despite the best laid plans, the loudest bells and whistles and the loftiest experts in your learning network, learners might enroll only to drop after the first two weeks. There is nothing more heartbreaking than …

Academic Partnerships to Launch Third-Generation Online Instructional Model for Higher Education
April 22, 2015 – 1:17 pm | Comments Off on Academic Partnerships to Launch Third-Generation Online Instructional Model for Higher Education

DALLAS, April 21, 2015
Academic Partnerships 3.0 Key Facts

Technology-driven solution
Enhanced interaction between faculty and students
Peer-to-peer collaboration
Face-to-face environment in cyberspace
Global 24/7 access in multiple languages
Revenue-sharing with faculty who participate

Academic Partnerships, a global provider of online services for …

The Online Learning Consortium’s 2014 Survey Report
April 1, 2015 – 12:32 pm | Comments Off on The Online Learning Consortium’s 2014 Survey Report

The Online Learning Consortium sponsored the 2014 survey report, Grade Level: Tracking Online Education in the United States and it is now available as a report and as an infographic.
This complimentary online learning research report …

Inside Higher Ed’s 2015 Survey of Chief Academic Officers
March 25, 2015 – 8:17 am | Comments Off on Inside Higher Ed’s 2015 Survey of Chief Academic Officers

A majority of provosts are concerned about declining faculty civility in American higher education. And a large majority of provosts believe that civility is a legitimate criterion in hiring and evaluating faculty members. Generally, the …

Academic Partnerships Appoints Philip De La Vega President of International Division
March 18, 2015 – 8:39 am | Comments Off on Academic Partnerships Appoints Philip De La Vega President of International Division

Tech veteran and former Pearson executive to oversee global expansion of university partnerships

DALLAS, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Academic Partnerships, one of the world’s largest online service providers for higher education, announced today it has …

Dr. Jerrold D. Green Joins Academic Partnerships’ Senior Advisory Board
March 18, 2015 – 8:26 am | Comments Off on Dr. Jerrold D. Green Joins Academic Partnerships’ Senior Advisory Board

President and CEO of Pacific Council on International Policy to advise on strategic direction

DALLAS, March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Academic Partnerships, one of the world’s largest online service providers for higher education, announced today that …

Lord John Eatwell Joins Academic Partnerships’ Senior Advisory Board
March 18, 2015 – 8:18 am | Comments Off on Lord John Eatwell Joins Academic Partnerships’ Senior Advisory Board

University of Cambridge’s Queens’ College president partner with online learning leader

DALLAS, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Academic Partnerships, one of the world’s largest online service providers for higher education, announced today that Lord John Eatwell …