As more schools look to implement blended learning, positions like “Blended Learning Manager” and “Personalized Learning Director” have popped up in larger numbers on jobs boards. I just wrapped up my first year in such a role as the Director of Technology for KIPP Chicago Schools. As I reflect on t
Combining distance learning and in-class teaching into one course for graduate-level engineering management students has some distinct advantages and challenges. The course is not presented in an online teaching arrangement conducted via the internet while sitting at computers. Rather, it is a combination of in-class teaching and internet contact. For in-class students, it is a normal lecture course. For distance learning (DLN) students, lectures are recorded and posted the next day and are accessible online.
This case study from an ExamTime user outlines how a teacher integrated our tools into his teaching strategy to improve his student’s exam results. David Bayne is a Religious Education teacher in the UK with over 13 years teaching experience. Most of...
The popular Penn State massive open online course "Creativity, Innovation and Change" will be available in Chinese when it is launched July 14. The course, which explores the science of creativity, is the first dual-language MOOC for Penn State.
Have you ever exclaimed, “my brain hurts!” as a result of a learning experience that was too hard? This condition is known as cognitive overload. In this article, we will explore ways to ensure our instructional designs account for this condition to make e-learning easier.