An advocacy group for the deaf, along with four deaf and hard of hearing individuals, filed two federal class action lawsuits today against Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT), claiming discrimination under the Americans for Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Continue reading Harvard University and M.I.T. Sued Over Failure to Caption Online Content
Are you a web professional working in higher education looking to learn, share, and network with your fellow higher colleagues?
Join me at the second HighEdWeb Michigan, an annual conference for higher ed web professionals. The two-day event will be held Thursday, May 22 and Friday, May 23, 2014 (ending at noon) at the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus. Spring in Ann Arbor is beautiful! Continue reading HighEdWeb Michigan: May 22-23, 2014
Have you taken a free online course? How was it different from a traditional college course? Were you as committed to complete the course?
The opportunity to learn anytime, anywhere on your terms from free online college courses has attracted a lot of attention in the past few years. Enrollment has risen in massive open online courses (MOOCs) and more people are taking education into their own hands. Continue reading The Rise of Free Online Education [Infographic]