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Insurance Reimbursement Affects Student Use of Telemedicine

Tim Kridel | January 12, 2015 10:57 am

One longstanding barrier to wider telemedicine adoption is reimbursement: Medicare, Medicaid, and private insurance each have complex guidelines about which providers, patients and applications qualify. Those caveats make it tough to develop a telemedicine offering capable of covering its costs and benefitting as many patients as possible. 

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Can you count to $2 billion? Education technology investment hits new record

January 28, 2015 10:38 am
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Education technology is a weird little industry. But you may never fully appreciate exactly how weird until you start to dig into the numbers for 2014 — a record year for investment in education technology companies.  

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Online Learning Service Pluralsight Acquires Code School For $36 Million

January 28, 2015 10:34 am
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Online technology training service Pluralsight has acquired the Orlando, Fla.-based Code School, which offers dozens of instructional courses and videos for developers both online and via mobile apps. The $36 million deal is Pluralsight’s sixth acquisition in the past 18 months, as it continues its strategy of buying up smaller companies to expand its footprint in the online learning industry, putting it up against competitors like lynda.com and Skillsoft, for example.

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Gates Foundation Bets on Online Education to Improve the World

January 28, 2015 10:31 am
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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation celebrated its 15th anniversary by announcing its intentions to improve the lives of people in poverty-stricken countries through technological advancements and betting on online education to extend to billions worldwide.  

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University of Michigan offers first student-only massive open online course

January 28, 2015 10:29 am
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The University of Michigan recently took another step forward in its push for innovating teaching as the school launched its first U-M-only massive open online course — a health-related class open to all levels of students across all three U-M campuses.

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BrightSign to Partner with Philips Signage Solutions at InfoComm 2013

Sinthia Thomas | June 11, 2013 10:37 am

LECTROSONICS ANNOUNCES ASPEN CERTIFIED DEALER PROGRAM

Luis Phill | June 11, 2013 10:36 am

Consumer Cellular Adds Home-Phone Service

Joseph Palenchar | June 11, 2013 10:34 am
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Online courses: Are we learning yet?

January 27, 2015 11:12 am
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The benefits of online learning are undeniable. Barriers inherent in traditional learning such as time, space, location, and access are eliminated with asynchronous internet courses. But all that glitters is not gold.

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Authentic Learning: Discussion Boards as a Critical Thinking Mechanism

January 27, 2015 11:09 am
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It is becoming more common for faculty to integrate the use of a learning management systems (LMS) into their teaching in both face-to-face and online courses. While there are many different ways that the LMS may enhance a course, one of the most prevalent ways is through the utilization of discussion boards.

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