NFE/1.0 Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/ Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative en redwards@mccvlc.org September Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:23:37 CST Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:23:37 CST Michigan Community College Association Virtual Learning Collaborative http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/images/hdr/hdr_lft2.jpg http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/ <![CDATA[A Rising Tide: How Closed Captions Can Benefit All Students]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=3A1F7FB69CA7FDE0952F7FC1006BDEC7 3A1F7FB69CA7FDE0952F7FC1006BDEC7 Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:23:37 CST from EDUCAUSE Review
by Mary Ellen Dello Stritto and Katie Linder
August 28, 2017

In fall 2015, the Oregon State University Ecampus Research Unit conducted a national survey with 3Play Media to learn more about how all students — those with disabilities and those without — use and perceive close]]> <![CDATA['This is Unusual']]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=34AB21C72F402BC03C57C0969CC2CEEE 34AB21C72F402BC03C57C0969CC2CEEE Wed, 30 Aug 2017 12:18:20 CST

from Inside Higher Ed - Digital
by Jean Dimeo
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by Jackie Luft
August 30, 2017

The beginning of the semester brings updates to all of our online courses. Dates are entered, a few new assignments are added, and few are revised and we throw a few assignments in the trash. Maybe there is a textbook with a new edition. Maybe now is a good tim]]> <![CDATA[New report highlights importance of interaction in online learning]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=F19AADD54F50941C2788C82D98A5C060 F19AADD54F50941C2788C82D98A5C060 Tue, 8 Aug 2017 10:18:47 CST from EducationDive
by Roger Riddell
July 24, 2017

According to a new report from The Learning House, Inc. and Aslanian Market Research, "The Online College Students 2017: Comprehensive Data on Demands and Preferences," onl]]> <![CDATA[Finding the ROI of Online Programs]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=E6041257E03272F2850B09F09DB7C0FA E6041257E03272F2850B09F09DB7C0FA Tue, 8 Aug 2017 10:07:51 CST from Campus Technology
by Dian Schauffhauser
July 19, 2017

It's time to get serious about growing online education programs if your institution wants them to be sustainable. This Arizona State University research project is examining the costs and benefits of scaling digital]]> <![CDATA[7 Guidelines for Effective Online Teaching]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=00B2FBBEA14CC4469FE04788E50A168C 00B2FBBEA14CC4469FE04788E50A168C Tue, 8 Aug 2017 09:58:47 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
by Sharon O'Malley
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by Meghan Bogardus Cortez
July 14, 2017

Adobe, Microsoft and Google all have designed features that could benefit those with disabilities at universities.  Read full article D4334F3CD7EAB1FA29F0988C844D531E Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:50:35 CST
DB64D90E3FA528EE15C587786E239B0D Fri, 7 Jul 2017 17:20:40 CST from The Chronicle
July 06, 2017 

 

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from Inside Higher Ed
by Paul Fain
June 22, 2017

Last year Achieving the Dream 72BB23851EDBD51A584BA7C6441AB341 Fri, 30 Jun 2017 11:06:14 CST June 2017

Higher education enrollments for all students fell, but more students enrolled in distance education courses than ever before. This is one of the findings of the new “Distance Education Enrollment Report 2017” released by the new Digital Learning Compass par]]> <![CDATA[California Governor calls for new online community college]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=38E983D4AE67DA5C45F6BCDE129F59EC 38E983D4AE67DA5C45F6BCDE129F59EC Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:12:00 CST from Community College Daily   

California Gov. Jerry Brown has asked the Californi]]> <![CDATA[Online College Student 2017 Report]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=5469DF74129CD3141E7029FF202FD2CD 5469DF74129CD3141E7029FF202FD2CD Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:09:50 CST from LearningHouse
Authors Dr. David Clinefelter and Carol B. Aslanian

The sixth annual Online College Students report, developed by The Learning House, Inc. and Aslanian Market Research, shares the results of a survey of 1,500 current, prospective and recently graduated online college students. Learn how students ]]> <![CDATA[Online Learning for Whom? Experts Weigh In]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=5D7714F7B60058C9863343C417E56226 5D7714F7B60058C9863343C417E56226 Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:58:57 CST

from Inside Higher Ed - Digital Learning
by Nick Roll<]]> <![CDATA[The Rise of the Online Higher Education Leader]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=576937CAEC4E8FDA1E09B46AA02EE4D6 576937CAEC4E8FDA1E09B46AA02EE4D6 Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:56:11 CST from Converge Higher Ed
by Adam Stone

May 24, 2017

Online learning professionals are playing a bigger role in higher education as distance learning and digital course instruction continues to grow in numbers and prestige.&nb]]> <![CDATA[Retention, Progression and the Taking of Online Courses]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=E7AB4B51D29BCE08441EC21AA640724B E7AB4B51D29BCE08441EC21AA640724B Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:53:34 CST

by Scott James, Karen Swan, Cassandra Daston

Online learning continues to grow at post-secondary institutions across the United States, but many question its efficacy, especially for students most at-risk for failure. This paper engages that issue. It examines recent research on the success of com]]> <![CDATA[Signs of a Ceiling in Online Ed Market]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=136E6C28AF8412C3EAB3CA407866C41A 136E6C28AF8412C3EAB3CA407866C41A Wed, 7 Jun 2017 09:50:57 CST

from Inside Higher Ed
by Carl Straumsheim
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from Evolllution.com
March 28, 2017
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The open-resources movement has come a long way since the Massachusetts Institute of Technology unveiled the OpenCourseWare project in 2001. Dozens of colleges now offer some courses featuring textbooks that are free or nearly so, and that rely on openly licensed material]]> <![CDATA[Colleges Team Up to Train MRI Techs]]> http://www.mccvlc.org/%7Estaff/news_details.cfm?rowID=8B77A39F46BEA28C0798B247601C1ECC 8B77A39F46BEA28C0798B247601C1ECC Wed, 10 May 2017 11:18:47 CST from Community College Daily
by Ellie Ashford
March 31, 2017

Community colleges – especially colleges that are small or in rural areas – often lack the enrollment to justify offering high-cost programs. The Michig]]>