The best and worst states for online learning eCampus News The research showed that online learning has grown unevenly throughout the country, with some states seeing steady increases in the number of students going the online route, while other...
Today I am introducing you to a set of awesome tools that allow users to easily select any part of a text and hear it in the voice and accent they want. These tools can be very helpful for language teachers. Students can use them to improve their pronunciation and develop their reading skills. All these tools are easy to use and above all free of charge. Most of these tools are extensions that you can install on your browser.
Ever wonder how students feel about learning online? At the recent iNacol Virtual Schools Symposium participants were treated to an experience that is surprisingly is rarely available at education conferences. We had the opportunity to hear directly from a panel of students who explained why they preferred learning online. Here are some of the reasons shared by these students and others I heard from explaining why students preferred this method of learning.
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"What will a professor at a college or university be doing in 2020 and how might we understand the changed nature of their work as an opportunity?
The answer to this question begins with the idea of the typical work week for the professor of the future – what will occupy his or her time? All of the examples here are based on known developments which are either in prototype, available now or in design stages.
The future is not a straight line from the past. It will be different. Let us look at the seven habits and then at the implications for the nature of the work of professors."
If you read my other posts, you will see that I care deeply about education as a whole, and believe that online learning is just one part of it.That’s why I’m writing about the new feature that (Online Learning in a Social Media World | @scoopit
As an instructor new to the online environment, I carefully reviewed the syllabus and the requirements for the course discussions and assignments and incorporated the following ideas from Myers-Wylie, Mangieri & Hardy: a “what you need to know” document that includes policies about late work, formatting, source citations, grading and feedback, and the dangers of plagiarism; a separate “assignments at a glance” calendar that details due dates and submission instructions; a “frequently asked questions” thread in the discussion forum; detailed scoring rubrics for each assignment, and example assignments. As is typical in the online environment, my course was equipped with areas for announcements and discussions and a grade book with a place to post comments for individual students. I used all these formats to communicate with students about course requirements and provide detailed feedback.
E-learning in Healthcare is expected to grow by 45.1% PR Newswire (press release) DURHAM, N.C., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The high growth rate in e-learning market is an indication of the popularity of the growing demand of online...
I'm not arguing that what teachers wear is more important than their knowledge and skills, but I think it's worthwhile considering whether their apparel is a factor in student learning. (Does it count when teaching online in flannel PJs sans makeup?
" Project Tomorrow andKajeet for Education recently conducted the Making Learning Mobile Project, a study of mobile learning among 136 fifth graders at Falconer Elementary School and 130 eighth graders at Stone Middle School during the 2012-13 year. Results show that students’ approach to work improved across the board."
One of the main concepts that leads to successful e-Learning course design is information chunking. But what is chunking? Why is it embedded in the world of instructional design? And what kind of chunking strategies can an ...