Online Education: A Catalyst for Higher Education Reforms
Karen E. Willcox, Sanjay Sarma, Philip H. Lippel
The final report of Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Online Education Policy Initiative presents findings from discussions among the members of the Institute-wide initiative supported by advice from the advisory group. The report reflects comments and responses received from many sources, including education experts, government education officials, and representatives of university...

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How to choose the right programming language for students
Nowadays, programming is more widespread and you don’t need a degree to be a programmer; it’s no longer mainly for scientists and engineers: students studying the humanities, English as a foreign language students, people building websites, and a whole host of other folks are learning to program. This non-technical article will give you novices [non-expert instructors] out there some basic...

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Preservice Teachers' Use of the Technology Integration Planning Cycle to Integrate iPads Into Literacy Instruction
The purpose of this case study was to examine preservice teachers' use of the Technology Integration Planning Cycle (TIPC; Hutchison & Woodward, 2014) to integrate iPads into literacy instruction.

Technology in Education. Technology-Mediated Proactive Learning
This edited volume consists of extended papers selected from the Second International Conferrence on Technology in Education (ICTE 2015), which was held at the Caritas Institute of Higher Education, Hong Kong, SAR China, during July 2-4, 2015. Nowadays, technology has emerged in various facets of teaching and learning. In a technology-enabled learning environment, students can learn in more...

National Education Technology Plan
The National Education Technology Plan is the flagship educational technology policy document for the United States. The 2016 Plan, Future Ready Learning: Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education, articulates a vision of equity, active use, and collaborative leadership to make everywhere, all-the-time learning possible. While acknowledging the continuing need to provide greater equity of...

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Grading the 2010 National Education Technology Plan
When the National Education Technology Plan of 2010 came out, plenty of schools were still connecting to the Internet at 1990-style speeds—or not at all. The plan was ambitious and laid out five high-level goals. But the federal government didn’t expect to carry out the plan alone. Instead, the department learned over the years how to corral a fragmented ecosystem of government agencies, schools...