Using Interactive Videos for Instant Learning Assessment

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Using Interactive Videos for Instant Learning Assessment
Do all students learn in the same way and at the same pace? Nowadays, most students use smart mobile devices to support their learning process and videos are one of their favorite learning resources. 

Southern New Hampshire University launches first phase of initiative for refugees
Southern New Hampshire University announced that it received $10 million from a group of anonymous donors to expand its refugee education program. The funds will be used to launch online bachelor's and associate degrees for refugees.

TecLabs introduces EdTech Accelerator aiming to transform education in Mexico
With the aim of transforming Mexico into one of the world's leading educational players, TecLabs, the technology and innovation center of Tecnológico de Monterrey, organized the first meetup of the educational innovation community in the country, where it presented its EdTech Accelerator and the EdTech Mexico Manifesto.

What online college students really want: More interaction with peers and teachers
A new research about fully-online college students reveals that online students want more interaction with instructors and fellow students. More than 50% of the survey respondents said that interaction with their academic community is important to them, while around 25% said more interaction would improve quality and experience of their online courses.

Minority students complete college at higher rates than thought
A study by the American Council on Education and the Center for Policy Research and Strategy shows that the completion rates for minority students in the US are significantly higher than federal statistics suggest.
 

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