Category: Education

How to Improve Learner Experience with Mobile Messaging

Mastering virtual communication is really essential to running a successful online course. Did you know that one of the biggest challenges to online courses is student engagement? Mobile messaging through apps like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, Slack and SMS messaging can create those important connections and ensure a better learner experience. Check out this great article by guest blogger Anastasia Sviridenko for more information.

Should We Incorporate Social Media Into Online Education?

Does social media have the power to improve virtual education? Can it solve most of the problems both online educators as well as online students strive to overcome each and every day? Would incorporating it into virtual teaching and learning make a difference? Check out this great article by guest blogger Emily Johnson for more information.

6 Tips for Balancing a Full Time Workload with Online Classes

Looking to go back to school but not sure how to fit your classes into your work schedule? Or struggling to find a way to balance your online classes with your busy life? Take
a look at these great tips from Guest Blogger Ryan Bridges for more info on how to handle your academic commitments AND manage your work efficiently.

14 Online Resources & Apps for Dyslexic Students

Dyslexia can have a negative impact on a person’s ability to study effectively, often making reading and writing more difficult. However, with new technology, online resources and mobile and desktop apps are being created that make it easier for students with dyslexia to get ahead in their studies. Click here to check out Guest Blog Author Sharon Conwell’s favorite examples of apps that can help those with Dyslexia really excel in their studies.

The Study Strategy Guidebook: Techniques that Work with Your Brain

Consider this your official Study Strategy Guidebook. We will cover six proven strategies for mastering the content you are studying in a fun and successful way. We will discuss timing your study sessions, varying your topics, asking higher level questions, using visuals, providing examples, and recalling information. When you work with your brain during a study session, you not only create a greater chance of having a successful study session—by remembering what you are reviewing–but you also engage your brain’s natural curiosity.