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UNESCO and the International Network on Sharing Knowledge and Experiences of Distance Education in Higher Education have signed a UNITWIN Cooperation Programme aimed at fostering the development of quality distance education for more inclusive higher education in the Asia and the Pacific Region. Coordinated by the Korea National Open University (KNOU), the Network will facilitate…

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By Maribel Alvarez Mouro Much has been said about the education mediated by Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) , but in our day and many institutions are supported and navigate between distance and semi presentiality . The fusion of generations which are immersed in an interesting journey, the digital natives and digital immigrants (Prensky ,…

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Lawmakers in Utah recently mandated that school districts allow high school students to take online courses from state-approved providers. In Florida, large districts must give students online-course options from at least three different providers. Recent legislation in Georgia altered the funding structure for students who take virtual courses; the action provides an incentive for districts…

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By Maribel Alvarez Mouro Education has been to mankind systematic representation of the formation of human beings. Within the field of formal education levels, there is one particularly interesting in the art of cutting consolidate professional competence: “the University”. The university campus is a world twinned with social reality, where science, technology and innovation are…

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http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/education/highered/sfl-college-admissions-tougher-box-031711,0,180424.htmlstory University GPA ACT SAT Florida A&M University 3.03* 20.1 963 Florida Atlantic University 3.3 23.2 1,083 Florida Gulf Coast University 3.35 22.2 1,039 Florida International University 3.7 23.9 1,140 Florida State University 3.9 27.1 1,228 New College of Florida 4.02* 29.1 1,310 University of Central Florida 3.83 26.6 1,237 University of Florida 4.3 29…

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As districts design and remodel school buildings, they are working on a belief that classrooms should mirror the workplaces of today and the future http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/03/14/25newlook.h32.html?tkn=OZXFAvnL19QeGvd7zPEWaIsxL9izzP8o8P7k&cmp=ENL-EU-NEWS1&intc=EW-TC13-ENL   High school students in Irving, Texas, are using a mix of digital tools to learn about sustainable energy in their new “net zero” school building, which produces as much…

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