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Research: Digital Devices in the Classroom Can Hinder Long-Term Retention 

The question of whether or not to allow students to use smartphones, laptops and other technology in the classroom has been long-debated...

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Not only can digital devices used for non-classroom reasons (checking mail, watching a video) affect long-term memory for the user-but it can also affect those students who are near them (they are also distracted!)..

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Get Them Hooked: 6 Tips To Improve Learner Retention In eLearning Courses And Avoid Drop-Outs

Get Them Hooked: 6 Tips To Improve Learner Retention In eLearning Courses And Avoid Drop-Outs | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Throughout my many years in the eLearning industry, I’ve encountered a variety of eLearning courses that experienced a dramatic decline in learner retention rates.

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Whatever you can do to keep your students-do it

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The Online Paradox at Community Colleges - US News

The Online Paradox at Community Colleges - US News | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Students more likely to fail online classes, but finish their degrees if they take them.
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It depends-if your community college is careful about choosing which courses to offer online and hybrid , students can do just as well in online, hybrid and face-to-face classes. That's the case at our community college...

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Online Learning Advantages: Why Online Learning Offers Plenty of Incentives

Online Learning Advantages: Why Online Learning Offers Plenty of Incentives | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Online Learning Advantages: Online learning, also called eLearning, offers a lot of advantages to those who are looking for degrees or training solutions.
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There's more to e-learning than just convenience - materials are available 24/7, are often  interactive, and usually provide (instant) feedback (via tests).

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