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The Eight-Minute Lecture Keeps Students Engaged

The Eight-Minute Lecture Keeps Students Engaged | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
Mini-lectures, interspersed with activities, discussions, and time for reflection, helped ensure students received the content and remained engaged.
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If you can Google it, why teach it? | eSchool News | eSchool News

If you can Google it, why teach it? | eSchool News | eSchool News | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
With Google in the classroom, teachers should reimagine lessons for the device generation.
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Four Assessment Strategies for the Flipped Learning Environment

Four Assessment Strategies for the Flipped Learning Environment | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
One of the keys to success is to have assessments that provide reliable information about student learning in the various phases of flipped learning.
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6 Ways to Engage Every Learner Using UDL -- THE Journal

6 Ways to Engage Every Learner Using UDL -- THE Journal | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
Universal Design for Learning can make your lessons more accessible and your lesson-planning more fun.
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A Learner-Centered Syllabus Helps Set the Tone for Learning

A Learner-Centered Syllabus Helps Set the Tone for Learning | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
A learner-centered syllabus can take many forms, but often includes shared decision-making, a rationale for course objectives and tips for staying on track.
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Flipped learning is changing the face of special ed | eSchool News | eSchool News

Flipped learning is changing the face of special ed | eSchool News | eSchool News | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
E.L. Haynes has a one-to-one laptop program, and students also can bring their own devices to school. Using a flipped learning approach, teachers record their lessons and post them online, so students can watch the content over and over again until they understand—and class time is used to provide more personalized support.
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7 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your eLearning Courses (Plus 25 Solutions)

7 Ways You’re Sabotaging Your eLearning Courses (Plus 25 Solutions) | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
Here are the traits of a bad eLearning course that you should steer clear of.
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Why Change Our Approach to Teaching?

Why Change Our Approach to Teaching? | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
Transforming a class, especially a large lecture class, isn’t easy. Roberts experimented with a variety of techniques. Some have failed; others succeeded.
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Getting Students Across the Finish Line: What can administrators, course designers and faculty do to retain online learners?

Getting Students Across the Finish Line: What can administrators, course designers and faculty do to retain online learners? | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
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How to Use Gaming Mechanics for Designing Your E-learning Assessment – An Infographic

How to Use Gaming Mechanics for Designing Your E-learning Assessment – An Infographic | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
Gamification is an effective and interactive tool that helps the learner understand and recall complex content easily. This info-graphic shares gaming mechanics to create a good and interactive online course.
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UDL and The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture

UDL and The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
In response to all of the attention given to the flipped classroom, I proposed The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture and The Flipped Classroom: The Full Picture for Higher Education in which the ...
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9 Characteristics of 21st Century Learning

9 Characteristics of 21st Century Learning | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
From TeachThought comes an insightful article and infographic featuring a take on the crucial characteristics of 21st century learning.
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Flipped learning is changing the face of special ed | eSchool News | eSchool News

Flipped learning is changing the face of special ed | eSchool News | eSchool News | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
E.L. Haynes has a one-to-one laptop program, and students also can bring their own devices to school. Using a flipped learning approach, teachers record their lessons and post them online, so students can watch the content over and over again until they understand—and class time is used to provide more personalized support.
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Using Grading Policies to Promote Learning

Using Grading Policies to Promote Learning | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
Can grading policies motivate learning? Too often they motivate getting the grade, not necessarily the learning.
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7 mobile learning myths no educator should believe | eSchool News | eSchool News

7 mobile learning myths no educator should believe | eSchool News | eSchool News | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
Two research professors discuss the mobile learning myths associated with its adoption infancy, and what they’ve learned since.
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Flipped Staff Meetings: Why Didn't We Do This A Long Time Ago?

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Flipped Staff Meetings: Why Didn't We Do This A Long Time Ago?
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What Fitness Bands Can Teach Us about Classroom Assessment

What Fitness Bands Can Teach Us about Classroom Assessment | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
Watching a colleague achieve her fitness goals using a tracker has caused me to revisit the power of formative assessment as a learning tool.
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Can You Use Student-Centered Strategies in Online Classes? - e-Learning Feeds

Can You Use Student-Centered Strategies in Online Classes? - e-Learning Feeds | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
Online classes can be mechanical in nature and feel distant for students, which typically results in low student engagement and retention in the class, or
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Innovation Excellence | Why Are We So Afraid to Argue, and How Does it Affect Our Creativity?

Innovation Excellence | Why Are We So Afraid to Argue, and How Does it Affect Our Creativity? | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
Our fear of crossing the “demilitarized zone” between debate and conflict adversely affects our creativity and productivity as a team. Yoram Solomon goes over how this affects our creativity.
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Chart students’ growth with digital badges

Chart students’ growth with digital badges | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
“Digital badges offer a new, flexible assessment model that can give students recognition for everything they accomplish — in the classroom, after school and in all areas of their lives.”
Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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The Art Of Giving Feedback In eLearning - eLearning Industry

The Art Of Giving Feedback In eLearning - eLearning Industry | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
Want to know about the power of Feedback In eLearning? Check the roles of feedback and how to master the art of giving Feedback In eLearning.
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Rethinking Direct Instruction in Online Learning

Rethinking Direct Instruction in Online Learning | The World of Online Learning | Scoop.it
The I Do, We Do, You Do structure of Direct Instruction is used to present new material, provide constructive feedback, and allow space for collaboration.
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