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Technology and the Massification of Education

How Technology is Supporting Quality Education on a Massive Scale The modern world is growing increasingly complex seemingly by the day and in so doing is rendering skills that would have been sufficient to make a living a few years

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Learning, Education and the Impact of MOOCs

This article describes the current e-learning landscape and considers the potential implications for traditional models of education. It discusses what is meant by learning and knowledge, and how the traditional role of education is being challenged by increasing technological innovation.

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bFree Blackboard content extractor

Here’s a useful tool for Blackboard users. bFree allows users to make an offline copy of Blackboard content, including discussion boards. Ideal for learners with limited Web access or keeping an archive of study materials after your course has finished.

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Is e-learning Right for Me?

A Guide for potential students With the ongoing recession many people are considering furthering their education, either to enhance their chances of keeping their current work, or to better position themselves for finding new work. The external commitments of many

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