Monthly Archives: June 2012

The State of the Internet in 2012


What is the state of the Internet in 2012? The infographic below, created by OnlineUniversities.com provides some interesting data about the current state of the Internet. Globally, nearly 200 countries and regions had year-over-year growth in the number of unique … Continue reading

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EdX – The Future of Online Learning


In December 2011, MIT launched the MITx , a new online learning initiative that offers a portfolio of MIT courses for free to a virtual community of learners around the world. It is expected that the MITx will also enhance … Continue reading

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A History of Open Educational Resources


Open Educational Resources (OER) are digital materials that can be re-used or re-purpose for teaching, learning, and research. They are made available free through open licenses. OER include full courses, course materials, modules, textbooks, streaming videos, tests, software, and any … Continue reading

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Information Literacy Infographic


Plagiarism is on the rise, according to an iParadigms/Turnitin study. EasyBib has recently compiled research on information literacy and created an infographic “You are What You Write.” According to EasyBib, students don’t always outline, they like citation management tools, and … Continue reading

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