Category Archives: Web-based Learning

Completion Paradox

I’m still pondering an article I read in yesterday morning’s Chronicle of Higher Education….”For Students Taking Online Courses, a Completion Paradox“.  The article explains that research conducted on online post-secondary courses suggests that while students may receive a lower grade in an … Continue reading

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Best Practices When Blazing the Trail for Online Learners

June Next Generation Extension Webinar UPDATE 6/10/16: The recording for the webinar can be viewed using the link https://connect.unl.edu/p61n7y91ay2/  Download the 2 handouts:  QM for Continuing and Professional education PDF copy of slides ⇒ Please take a minute after viewing the … Continue reading

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NGE Online Course Development Boot Camp

February 2nd, 9 AM to 4 PM CT Kimmel Education & Research Center Cost is $20 per person (lunch provided) Space is limited! Participants will develop their own course while also learning research based techniques for increasing engagement, reducing the … Continue reading

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Closed Captioning: Take Control of Technology – Protect the Quality of Your Online Videos

Becky Versch, Washington County Extension Educator, sent me a webinar to share. https://connect.unl.edu/p12my1s7hbt/ In the 9-minute webinar, Becky shares important and actionable tips that you can use to protect the quality of your online videos. Watch it, and learn something new!

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iMoot 2015

Earlier today I received an email from Larry Lippke, eXtension Campus Site Administrator.  For those of you who are interested in offering Extension educational opportunities online through eXtension on their Moodle (eXtension’s alternative to Blackboard, Canvas or Coursera), I think … Continue reading

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Crowdsource

After reading the article this morning in the Chronicle of Higher Education about the law student who crowdsourced the writing of her graduation speech at Stanford (full article here), I thought perhaps it would be relevant to write a quick … Continue reading

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tl;dr (too long; didn’t read)

Great article this morning in the Chronicle of Higher Education.  I would have to say that I’ve seen this happening as well with my program participants, families (we all know what’s happening with those newsletters), colleagues, and admittedly, myself.  Are … Continue reading

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