Monthly Archives: May 2010

Marketing a New Online Program

Five Must-Take Steps For any college or university, launching a new online education program is always a complex undertaking, soliciting more than just the passion and vision of a faculty member or the president. Many elements...
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The Importance of the Human Element

Teaching Online Tips One of the more significant challenges in using technology to reach and engage students beyond the traditional classroom is retaining the environment created by direct, face-to-face interaction. It is all too easy when...
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Who is in charge of student retention?

If you answered "all faculty" then we would respond that no one is in charge. Are your schools student retention rates where they should be? How much revenue would the school gain by a 1%...
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Best Practices to Promote Academic Honesty

Academic honesty is a primary concern for instructors in higher education. While many believe the online format provides an increased opportunity for cheating, dishonesty does not have to be any more prevalent online than in...
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Preventing Dishonest Test-Taking Practices

Cheating on online assessments is as much of a problem in online courses as it is in face-to-face classes. Cheating is often grounds for dismissal from a course, program, and sometimes, an institution. Moodle has...
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