What do online courses offer in the way of preparing students for the Real World? What life skills could students gain by taking online courses? Here are 6 great examples of skills that students can learn in an online classroom environment.
One of the greatest issues in the contemporary classroom is that many teachers still refuse to embrace technology and make it a part of the education process. Click here for a great article by guest blogger Lori Wade describing 5 ways in which the internet and technology can be used to enhance teaching and learning in the classroom.
Personal digital devices are a mainstay in society. While many studies show that smart phones are a distraction to students and their use yields poorer results in the classroom, students are going to have them even if they might pose a challenge. Click here for 9 clever uses for a smart phone to help enhance your performance in school.
Are you teaching an online class and meeting with students via videoconference?
Interacting with students via videoconference is a great way to maintain a personal connection and make your online course engaging and interactive. Skype, Zoom, GoToMeeting, and Google Hangouts are all great options for hosting your videoconference, but keep in mind that videoconferences can be a disaster if you’re not prepared.
Here are 5 essential tips to keep in mind to avoid common videoconference lecture mistakes.