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Tweed Jackets, Black Turtlenecks, and Speculation about Apple University

While the origin of “university” is guild or corporation, the modern definition is “an institution of learning of the highest level, having a college of liberal arts and a program of graduate studies together with several professional schools… and authorized [...]

“I’ll probably be taking more courses online now”

The “US corporate market for Self-paced eLearning reached $5.2 billion in 2007″ according to a report from Ambient Insight. This is roughly equivalent to the GNP of Burkina Faso, which used to be the most illiterate country in the world, [...]

eLearning in the News

Just for fun and totally fabricated: ACM’s new president, Wendy Hall, a longtime advocate of e-learning, told me she had a new vision for eLearn Magazine. I flew to London where we met for afternoon tea at the Ritz. Wendy, [...]

Rating Professors

Only 2 percent of respondents in a Harris poll changed physicians based on online ratings. I have yet to find anyone who made a course choice based on sites like RateMyProfessors.com. Word of mouth, which often occurs through social networking, [...]

Is Your Course Hot or Not?

You just developed an online course and everyone loves it, right? While you might believe that your students never doze off or take a break to play a game, do you really know? Most people I asked who develop online [...]