• 1
  • 2
  • 3
Prev Next

Moodle for the Masses

05-11-2014 Hits:839 Technology  - avatar

Moodle edges out competitors such as Blackboard among smaller colleges, a new analysis of the learning management systems shows, lending some evidence to the anecdotal popularity of open-source solutions among...

Read more

What's in store for MOOCs in 2014?

16-10-2014 Hits:826 Technology  - avatar

By Daniel Shumski As 2013 draws to a close, Sebastian Thrun is suggesting the future for his company, Udacity, is in vocational training/career education. At the same time, the missteps in the San Jose...

Read more

Make way for a ‘blended’ educational exp…

15-04-2015 Hits:794 Technology  - avatar

Technology can easily remove all barriers in the spread of virtual teaching. The world is changing through technology and this includes the world of higher education. ICT is helping to put...

Read more

Saudi KAU deploys Fujitsu supercomputing…

17-06-2015 Hits:770 Technology  - avatar

By  Tom Paye King Abdulaziz University (KAU) in Saudi Arabia this week deployed a new supercomputing system from Fujitsu, inaugurating a Centre of Excellence that will support researchers and scientists affiliated...

Read more

Experiences of Creating E-Learning Progr…

18-11-2014 Hits:741 Technology  - avatar

By John A. Spinks and Kanishka Bedi This paper describes a collaborative venture in online education between a global e-university and one located in the Middle East, and outlines some of...

Read more

Going Local

05-11-2014 Hits:724 Technology  - avatar

By Charles C. Reith A consortium of small colleges and universities in developing nations around the world is collaborating on a multidisciplinary course that delivers many of the merits of MOOCs...

Read more

Academics Are Down on MOOCs. Business Sc…

16-10-2014 Hits:707 Technology  - avatar

Academic leaders are increasingly skeptical of MOOCs, so why are top business schools increasingly warming to the online learning model? An annual report on online education published this week may...

Read more

Dealing With Your Online Teaching Chall…

05-11-2014 Hits:663 Technology  - avatar

By Andrea Zellner So the semester has begun and we are well past the beginning transition into coursework, teaching, and adjusting in general to graduate school life. For many of us...

Read more

Changing the Landscape of Higher Educati…

20-12-2016 Hits:652 Technology Super User - avatar Super User

By David M Kirby for the Huffington Post Education is ever-changing, especially in a world with rapid technology advancement. As new technologies and methods become available, the way we teach and...

Read more

Online, Size Doesn't Matter

16-01-2015 Hits:645 Technology  - avatar

By Scott Jaschik Conventional wisdom (backed by many research studies) holds that students benefit from smaller classes. They receive more personal attention from instructors, who can spend more time evaluating each assignment...

Read more

What’s a MOOC — and where are they going…

16-10-2014 Hits:645 Technology  - avatar

By Thu-Huong Ha “MOOC,” or Massive Online Open Course, refers to a large online class open to an unlimited number of people. Dave Cormier from the University of Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown, Canada and...

Read more

Enrollment in online courses slows, new …

10-02-2015 Hits:625 Technology  - avatar

by Jon Marcus The number of college students taking at least one course online continues to rise, but at the slowest rate in more than a decade, and the proportion of...

Read more

Saudi Arabia gets MOOC’d up

27-10-2014 Hits:606 Technology  - avatar

By Hannah Gais   @hannahgais Saudi leaders may not want women to drive, but they do want them to use massive open online courses (MOOCs). But Saudi Arabia’s embrace of MOOCs...

Read more

Dammam university named first Red Hat Ac…

28-10-2016 Hits:581 Technology Super User - avatar Super User

TradeArabia News Service Red Hat, a leading provider of open source solutions, has announced that the University of Dammam has been signed as the first Red Hat Academy in Saudi Arabia. The...

Read more

Teaching With Tech Across Borders

05-11-2014 Hits:574 Technology  - avatar

For his world regional geography class at Allegheny College last fall, Eric Pallant arranged for his students to videoconference with a class at Forman Christian College, an English-medium institution in...

Read more

Are MOOCs Working for Us?

28-11-2014 Hits:564 Technology  - avatar

By Kristen Eshleman | Director of Instructional Technology, Davidson College. This post is the first in a four-part series on MOOC research at Davidson College. We begin with the rationale for our research...

Read more

Dueling LMS Lawsuits

05-11-2014 Hits:549 Technology  - avatar

A learning management system provider is suing one of its clients for breach of contract, alleging the university let more students use the system than previously agreed. The university, meanwhile...

Read more

Is technology actually making higher edu…

13-12-2014 Hits:492 Technology  - avatar

By Ryan Derousseau After a full day of teaching at Boston College, Karen Arnold had to find time to read her students’ contributions to an online discussion board. Each was required...

Read more

5 Ways to Become More Comfortable With T…

24-11-2014 Hits:486 Technology  - avatar

By: Jessica Sanders Educators are inundated with information about classroom technology, and for good reason: there are many reasons to implement digital learning tools for students AND teachers. However, the prospect can seem...

Read more

Three Questions to Ask Before Choosing T…

08-01-2015 Hits:479 Technology  - avatar

By Jordan Shapiro, Author and Journalist Education technology is trendy. Hardly a day goes by that I don't read an article or have a conversation in which someone makes the familiar...

Read more

How online learning prepares teens for h…

21-11-2014 Hits:476 Technology  - avatar

Online learning has been around for more than 30 years, but recent excitement around Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) has brought it fully into the public eye. In schools, online learning used...

Read more

Conference & Events

GCC & MENA

HigherEd News

User Access

About Us

Follow Us

×

Sign up to keep in touch!

Be the first to hear about latest News in higher education from ArabiaHighered.

Check out our Privacy Policy & Terms of use
You can unsubscribe from email list at any time