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An Interview with Shai Reshef--President, University of the People

By Donna Gardner Liljegren, Melissa Venable / October 4, 2017

The University of the People is a non-profit, tuition-free, accredited U.S. online university, with a mission to provide accessible, affordable, high-quality higher education. Current president and founder Shai Reshef shares his insights into how the organization is reaching this goal through strategic partnerships and a mostly volunteer work force, laying the groundwork for a new educational model. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW, HIGHER EDUCATION

An Interview with Dr. Rouel Belleza

By Joe Cozart / October 31, 2014

Cherokee County is a suburban school district northwest of Atlanta, GA. In the last several years, the district has seen an explosion of interest in online learning. The district is attempting to leverage digital resources in a way that can enable growth of blended learning district wide as well. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW, K-12 BLENDED AND ONLINE LEARNING

Scaffolding Collaboration: An interview with Chen Wenli

By Ryan Tracey / June 5, 2014

In the Singaporean culture where individuals do not automatically act as a group, a structured process is promoting collaborative learning and critical thinking. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW, INTERNATIONAL ONLINE EDUCATION

Raising the Bar: An interview with Carol Russell

By Ryan Tracey / May 20, 2014

College students are tech savvy, and they want to use their mobile devices to enhance their learning experience. How should institutions and instructors respond? Dr. Carol Russell of the University of Western Sydney (UWS) in Australia has some thoughts and her answers may surprise you. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

Outside the LMS Box: An interview with Ashley Tan

By Ryan Tracey / April 10, 2014

Dr. Ashley Tan leads the Centre for e-Learning at Singapore's National Institute of Education, which is the only institute in the country responsible for preteacher education. In this interview, Dr. Tan discusses the movement of instructors away from the institutional LMS toward open social platforms. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW, INTERNATIONAL ONLINE EDUCATION

A Look at Web-based Instruction Today

By Ann Taylor / March 12, 2014

In part two of our interview with Badrul Khan, Ann Taylor and Badrul examine Web-based instruction in relation to Khan's "Framework for e-Learning." They also discuss Badrul's interviews with visionaries leading the way in technology-based education, and he shares advice for those just entering the Web-based instruction realm. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

A Look at Web-based Instruction Today: An interview with Badrul Khan, Part 1

By Ann Taylor / February 28, 2014

In the first of this two-part series, Ann Taylor and Badrul Khan discuss how Web-based instruction has grown since its inception and explore the particular case of MOOCs. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW

The Agony or the Empathy? An interview with Anne Bartlett-Bragg

By Ryan Tracey / February 5, 2014

Anne Bartlett-Bragg holds a unique space in eLearning as both a researcher and a practitioner. In this interview, Anne discusses the importance of immersion. By empathizing with the learner, one can truly design the best solution. » [Full Article]
TYPE: INTERVIEW, CORPORATE LEARNING, INTERNATIONAL ONLINE EDUCATION