Big Data, Learning Analytics and the Role of Assessment in Online Learning

Higher education is facing a number of challenges in the twenty-first century. Some of the top challenges include declining student enrollments, financial difficulties, and decreased state funding, to name a few (Wiley Education Services, n.d.). In a 2016 survey by the Babson Survey Research Group, two-thirds of academic leaders polled said that online education is […]

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A Comparison of Student Learning Outcomes: Online Education vs. Traditional Classroom Instruction

Despite the prevalence of online learning today, it is often viewed as a less favorable option when compared to the traditional, in-person educational experience. Criticisms of online learning come from various sectors, like employer groups, college faculty, and the general public, and generally includes a lack of perceived quality as well as rigor. Additionally, some […]

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