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Online Postsecondary Education and Labor Productivity

Caroline M. Hoxby

in Education, Skills, and Technical Change: Implications for Future US GDP Growth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226567808
eISBN:
9780226567945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567945.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This study analyzes longitudinal data on nearly every person who engaged in postsecondary education that was wholly or substantially online between 1999 and 2014. It shows how much they and taxpayers ... More


American Universities Are Challenged as Never Before

Holden Thorp and Buck Goldstein

in Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469646862
eISBN:
9781469646886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646862.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

While economic data show that a college degree is still a very worthwhile and important investment of time and money, the public’s realization of this is eroding. In addition to these political ... More


Orientation to Online Education

Bethanie L. Hansen

in Teaching Music Appreciation Online

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190698379
eISBN:
9780190069117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698379.003.0001
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The first section, Mindset and Philosophy, is organized into two chapters orienting readers on aspects of online education, philosophy, and mindset. The first of these chapters is a discussion of ... More


Learning by Multimedia and Multimodality: Some Critical Reflections on Web-Based Courseware Design in the Chinese Context1

Gu Yueguo

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter provides some critical reflections on Web-based courseware design in the last five years in China in general, and at the Beiwai Institute of Online Education in particular. It explains ... More


CUTE: A Flexible Approach to the Integration of Online and Face-to-Face Support for Language Learning

Debra Marsh, Eric Brewster, Nicola Cavaleri, and Anny King

in e-Learning Initiatives in China: Pedagogy, Policy and Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098671
eISBN:
9789882206861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098671.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the concept of the Chinese University Teacher Training in English (CUTE) project, a flexible approach for integrating online and face-to-face (F2F) support for language ... More


Technological Threat: The Online Revolution

Robert B. Archibald

in The Road Ahead for America's Colleges and Universities

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190251918
eISBN:
9780190251949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251918.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter explores the rapid growth of online education. It evaluates the likelihood that distance learning will break the rise in college cost and disrupt the traditional model of campus-based ... More


An Analysis of Investment Advice to Retirement Plan Participants

Olivia S. Mitchell and Kent Smetters

in The Pension Challenge: Risk Transfers and Retirement Income Security

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199266913
eISBN:
9780191601323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199266913.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter examines the quality of online investment education materials and advice offered to individuals planning for retirement. It is shown that the educational materials and investment advice ... More


Developing an Online Curriculum in Psychology: Practical Advice from a Departmental Initiative

Jeffrey L. Helms, Pam Marek, Christopher K. Randall, Daniel T. Rogers, Lauren A. Taglialatela, and Adrienne L. Williamson

in Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning: Connecting to Psychology and the Social Sciences

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733187
eISBN:
9780190255824
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733187.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses how both departments and individuals can incorporate effective practices in online course development and instruction. It is organized into five sections covering the critical ... More


Opportunities and Challenges of Technologically Enhanced Programmes: Online and Blended Learning at King's College London

Dominique Borel

in French Studies in and for the Twenty-first Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316555
eISBN:
9781846316692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316692.022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter describes King's College London's online MA/PGDip in French Language and Culture programme. The programme, launched in October 2009, is believed to be the only truly entirely online ... More


Forum Discussions

Bethanie L. Hansen

in Teaching Music Appreciation Online

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190698379
eISBN:
9780190069117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698379.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In the third section, Specifics of Course Components and Samples, course components other than text are introduced. These include multimedia assets—effective tools to deliver content, engage ... More


Taking advantage of technology

Susan K. Jacobson, Mallory D. McDuff, and Martha C. Monroe

in Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198716686
eISBN:
9780191797477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716686.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Educational technology, such as radio, television, and the Internet, can dramatically increase the number of people who can be reached with conservation messages. It also allows audiences to ... More


Can MOOCs and SPOCs Help Scale Residential Education While Maintaining High Quality?

Armando Fox

in MOOCs and Their Afterlives: Experiments in Scale and Access in Higher Education

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226469317
eISBN:
9780226469591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469591.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

While early discussions around the pros and cons of MOOCs have been spirited, often overlooked in such discussions are how MOOCs can enhance rather than replace classroom teaching. Experience with ... More


Multimedia Assets

Bethanie L. Hansen

in Teaching Music Appreciation Online

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190698379
eISBN:
9780190069117
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190698379.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter reviews multimedia assets that involve audio, video, presentation, and engaging aspects, and which can be developed by the instructor and students. Elements of accessibility for students ... More


The Road Ahead for America's Colleges and Universities

Robert B. Archibald and David H. Feldman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190251918
eISBN:
9780190251949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251918.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book evaluates the threats—real and perceived—that American colleges and universities must confront over the next thirty years. Those threats include rising costs endemic to personal services ... More


The Erosion of Face-to-Face Pedagogy: A Jeremiad

John J. McDermott

in The Drama of Possibility: Experience as Philosophy of Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226627
eISBN:
9780823235704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226627.003.0031
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay on the escalating influence of computer technology in the affairs of pedagogy and the possible decline in face-to-face encounters in the ... More


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