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Online Educational Delivery Models: A Descriptive View
November 1, 2012

Phil Hill is an independent consultant and blogs at e-Literate . Although there has been a long history of distance education, the creation of online education occurred just over a…

What Campus Leaders Need to Know About MOOCs
December 20, 2012

MOOCs (massive open online courses) are courses delivered over the web to potentially thousands of students at a time. In a MOOC, lectures are typically “canned,” quizzes and testing ar…

The Future of Higher Education
July 27, 2012

This Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project report surveyed over 1000 internet users and experts on how they saw higher education in the year 2020. Many respondents agreed t…

Building the E-University: Transforming Athabasca University
June 6, 2012

At Athabasca University Dietmar Kennepohl is Associate Vice President Academic and Professor of Chemistry, Cindy Ives is Director of the Centre for Learning Design an…

Case Study 16: Penn State World Campus: Ensuring Success, Not Just Access
May 2, 2012

A case study from Game Changers Wayne Smutz and Craig D. Weidemann This chapter is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License The Pennsylvania S…

Case Study 15: The Saylor.org Model
May 2, 2012

A case study from Game Changers Jennifer Shoop This chapter is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License Introduction Saylor.org is an open-…

Case Study 1: Royal Roads University: Using Synchronous Web Conferencing to Maintain Community at a Distance
May 2, 2012

A case study from Game Changers Mary Burgess Setting the Context Royal Roads University, located in Victoria, British Columbia, was established as a special-purpose institution i…

Chapter 17: Going the Distance: Outsourcing Online Learning
May 2, 2012

A chapter from Game Changers Susan E. Metros and Joan Falkenberg Getman Setting the Stage Online learning and game changing are rarely synonymous. Online learning evolved from ea…

Chapter 16: The Postmodality Era: How Online Learning Is Becoming Learning
May 2, 2012

A chapter from Game Changers Thomas B. Cavanagh Jennifer is a 20-year-old sophomore at a large state university. She lives in a dorm, works as a resident assistant, belongs to a sor…

Chapter 15: The Open Learning Initiative: Enacting Instruction Online
May 2, 2012

A chapter from Game Changers Ross Strader and Candace Thille This chapter is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License New technologies are oft…