Tag: MOOC

Chart a course: 4 steps for developing certification and credentialing exams

Chart a course: 4 steps for developing certification and credentialing exams

Credentialing and certification programs have undergone a wave of rapid adoption, particularly in the age of remote learning. In the United States alone, more than 40 million people held some form of professional license or[...]

Using artificial intelligence and machine learning for effective proctoring

Using artificial intelligence and machine learning for effective proctoring

Over the years, the concept of artificial intelligence has inspired many a science fiction story, but the reality is more straight-forward. Machine learning, algorithms and automated decision-making aren’t a full-on replacement for[...]

Trust but verify: How online proctoring enhances credentialing programs

Trust but verify: How online proctoring enhances credentialing programs

Certifications and other credentialing programs quantify skills in a tangible format. As a result, they have grown as a crucial reference for job candidates and potential employers. But credentialing programs have to do more than fill space on a[...]

The future is logging in: Online credentials are here to stay

The future is logging in: Online credentials are here to stay

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we learn. We’re seeing that play out in schools now, as the fall semester gets underway. But the pandemic has also impacted the pursuit of other credentials, such as licenses and certifications. 

MIT Online Education Policy Initiative

This month the Online Education Policy Initiative at MIT released a study done on how to further education in all aspects, with a focus on online education. The study has four focus zones: interdisciplinary collaboration, online educational[...]

ProctorFree - This Week in Cheating: Cicret Wearable technology

A new startup out of France has a cool new device to view your phone…and everyone is freaking out!

Cicret, (pronounced secret…I guess since this other app is named Secret they got a little clever with the spelling. And even that Secret had to get a[...]

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Udacity planning to offer new courses developed by tech-industry leaders

Udacity one of the top MOOC providers is now focusing on providing learning opportunities for people wishing to equip themselves with high-demand digital skills. Apart from providing free online courses, Udacity is now offering advanced skills that[...]

Online Education Myths Debunked

Education Technology advances has made it possible for many universities to offer their courses online for distance learners. The result is an unprecedented growth of online course offerings, continuing education, and MOOCs. What was once only a[...]

How can Students get an Affordable Degree and be Employable?

The idea of getting into college, only to graduate four years later graduate with six-figure debt and bleak career prospects, shows the landscape some students are facing in higher education. Long gone are the days when students had the luxury to[...]