Interview with Karl Kapp re: Gamification

[caption id="attachment_17986" align="alignleft" width="150"] The Gamification of Learning and Instruction[/caption] What inspired you to write this book?  Two things compelled me to write the book. The first is that I had been working on the concept of "gamification" before I even knew the word. I was/am a...

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Higher Ed Students are Used to Online Learning

About one-eighth of students enrolled in higher education institutions take all their coursework at a distance (online or through video, satellite or correspondence work), while another one-eighth take at least some classes at a distance according to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education which...

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The Traditional “Education” Model is Waning

Interest in online learning is growing rapidly, while interest in traditional education is waning. From 2012 to 2013, distance education enrollment rose 1.8 percent, compared with a drop of 4% in overall higher education enrollment, according to the US Department of Education. About one-eighth of students...

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Residential Education is the “new” College?

Heard Round the Watercooler: Residential Education Residential Education is used when referring to college and university campuses. As opposed to MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) which are offered by elite colleges and universities, but the courses are taken online....

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