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Improving student recruitment with online learning

The most well-known applications of online learning have been in for-credit courses or MOOCs. As we found in our recently published white paper, opportunities for differentiation exist with both the pre-matriculation and post-graduation applications.

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You can no longer ignore adaptive learning

A couple of weeks ago I attended the 3-day Knewton Symposium near Washington Square in New York City as part of ExtensionEngine’s ongoing efforts at keeping in touch with innovations and happenings in online learning.

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4 Models For Online Learning In Higher Education

For many online learning in higher education means either the use of online video-based for-credit classes or massive open online courses (MOOCs). While the research completed by ExtensionEngine (EE) confirmed that these are indeed the most common …

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You can do adaptive learning right now

The future of learning, if not overwhelmingly and obviously the near future of higher education, is in the powerful mix of adaptive, competency-based education (CBE), and gamification. (If you’re interested in exploring this in greater detail, Ryan Craig presents a very readable 

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Introducing Scott Moore

 My passion is creating great learning experiences that both work for students and make sense for the institutions providing them. As Chief Learning Strategist at ExtensionEngine my role is to help institutions navigate the transition to online- and blended-learning.

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Adapting the 5 Planes of LXD

A few months ago, I gave a workshop at Harvard University's Innovation Lab entitled “UX Design - An Introduction." The workshop was a good introductory forum for anyone interested in general UX principles and/or getting a better understanding for the process, inputs and deliverables …

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EdTech in Boston

LearnLaunch, one of over 300 organizations in the Boston area committed to promoting innovation in education to improve learning, is hosting an exciting event on April 14. The small gathering will feature …

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Make Raspberry Pie on Pi Day

Happy Pi Day! Here's a fun video on how to make your own raspberry pie. This year is much more interesting than most, since not only will the day be 3-14, but 3-14-15, which only happens once a century!

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Using MOOCs To Expand Your Alumni Network

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Tremendous Turnout for First Open edX Conference

We recently attended the first Open edX Conference, hosted by edX, and are thrilled to say that it was a tremendous success. The conference took place November 18-19th 2014 in Cambridge MA at the Radcliffe Gymnasium. Over 200 people joined the event, from all over the world, including higher education leaders, corporate executives, …

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