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Open Thread Wednesday/ Conducting Observations in Online Classes

The evidence against the effectiveness of student evaluations as a way to measure instructional success or gather feedback for redesigning courses is mounting. However, while many institutions have established peer or faculty center observation programs for getting more direct feedback on teaching, online courses can feel more isolated.

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The Hechinger Report/ Enrollment in online courses rises, but their importance to academic chiefs wanes

The number of students in online courses continues to rise, even as higher-education enrollment is declining—but enthusiasm for them appears to be waning slightly among some university leaders, according to an annual survey.

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PRNewswire/ Analysis of the Global Web Conferencing Market - New Business Models Challenge the Status Quo

Dublin - (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/mdszj2/analysis_of_the) has announced the addition of the "Analysis of the Global Web Conferencing Market" report to their offering.

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European IPR Helpdesk/ Webinar: Introduction to IP

This webinar will provide you with an introduction to basic concepts and definitions of Intellectual Property (IP) and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Additionally, participants are given a first overview of existing practices and processes related to IP management.

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ECHA/ Applications for authorisation: How to respond during public consultation

This webinar focuses on identifying and sharing best practice on how to provide information on alternatives. The webinar will also inform how the public consultations in applications for authorisation work in general. The webinar is based on lessons learned from over 50 consultations carried out so far.

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