Want to know how to show your Online Students how to learn?Check 7 practical tips to show your Online Students how to learn before you start teaching.
Online educators make great efforts to bring serious changes in the educational system. However, they often forget about something really important: Not all online students know how to learn. Students need incentives, tips, and strategies that help them manage their time and handle the courses they take. This article offers 7 practical tips that show how educators can teach their online students to learn before guiding them through the curriculum.
Wondering which psychology principles to apply in eLearning For Adult Learners? Check this article to discover 5 psychology principles to apply.
Researching the psychology of learning gives you the power to understand why your adult learners choose to participate and what they need to get out of the eLearning experience, so that you are able to develop personalized eLearning courses that make a lasting impression. All generations have their own unique traits to consider, and adult learners are no exception.
April 2, 2015 After yesterday’s post on “Flipped Learning Resources” one of our readers emailed us this beautiful visual outlining the six main steps involved in the creation of a flipped classroom....
I’ve been a long term advocate of the use of infographics in education and especially enjoy thinking of ways that students can be encouraged to engage with and question the content as well as create their own graphics, so when I rediscovered Visme.co I was really delighted to find the tool that I once thought was a PowerPoint substitute for creating online presentations had turned into an awesome interactive infographic creator.
I think assessment of student maker projects is a great idea that should be implemented. However, assessment should be for growth and generating new, better ideas, not for grades. It should be self- and peer-driven, to promote reflection and critical analysis. Makerspaces are intended to promote creativity, innovation, critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, and a host of almost impossible to quantify character traits and skills.
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April 10, 2015 In yesterday's post we shared with you a resourceful document explaining the concept of Bloom's Digital Taxonomy and how teachers can incorporate it in their instructional strategies....
VThe analysis of such situations shows that effective eLearning can take the best from traditional education and even surpass it. Modern learning tools should allow instructors and students to create, edit, and comment on all presented materials. This will encourage discussion and keep everybody updated on the latest news. Webinars and instant messages in chats are especially necessary in the corporate sector, for example when new products are put on the market and the first hands-on experiences are highly valued
Some interesting findings.Millions of people sign up for free online higher education courses offered by top-tier institutions, but only a small percentage of registrants earn a completion certificate. A new large-scale Vanderbilt study took an in-depth look at what factors contribute to student persistence and engagement in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
In just a few years, art education has gone from the easiest thing to cut in a school budget to an increasingly utilized teaching technique to increase student engagement and deepen understanding. Arts organizations with an education mission are teaming up with classroom teachers to develop lessons that use drama, music, visual art and dance to help students understand concepts that can be abstract and complex.
It’s beyond time for U.S. schools engaged in PBL to shift their emphasis. Rather than seeing PBL as a ‘strategy’ to meet accountability goals, educators should view PBL as a philosophical north star to guide us into the future, and to enlarge the frame for PBL by embracing key principles that will contribute to a global standard for PBL. In fact, for the health of U.S. education, as well as other systems, it’s time to rise higher, and in these dangerous, chaotic times, to define a future-version of inquiry-oriented PBL that needs to be implemented right now.
How can U.S.-based PBL educators contribute to the global conversation? Here are eight ideas, in rough sequence.
A rubric is an assessment tool that helps to maintain integrity and fairness in grading. They also help students to be responsible for their learning through better and timelier feedback. But how do rubrics accomplish this? What makes a rubric such an effective way for online instructors to articulate to students the desired learning outcomes for the lesson and the specific components that will be graded?
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