Tag: best practices

5 Ways Online Students Can Create a Distraction-Free Study Zone

Studying is hard for everyone. It’s difficult to get into the groove and hit a stride and where you study makes all the difference. For online students, getting into the zone can be especially tough since they don’t have the discipline of attending class in-person or the freedom to study on campus.
If you’re an online student, you need to create a distraction-free space where you can focus, push yourself, and still relax. But don’t fret! We’re here to help.

Why Groupwork is Important, and How to Get it Right

Group work is about a lot more than just deepening student understanding of disciplinary content, although that is certainly one of its benefits. Groupwork offers opportunities to gain exposure to different perspectives, mindsets, cultural expectations and working styles. In essence, it helps our students gain crucial collaboration skills for a diverse workforce.

How AI can help Students in Online Education

We’ve come a long way as far as online education is concerned. However, there’s a still long road ahead with many developments to come. One of the major developments on the horizon is Artificial Intelligence (AI). It’s predicted that almost no industry in the world will be left untouched by AI, and Education is no exception.

The Four Cs of Online Education

A school’s role is complex and constantly developing. What began as means through which to teach a trade evolved into a forum through which to impart knowledge. Today’s classrooms go beyond these original objectives and are intended to “prepare all…

Rubrics for Assignments in Online Courses

An important aspect of an online course is grading assignments and providing feedback. This is especially true in an asynchronous course where there is no real-time interaction between the instructors and students. Click to learn about how rubrics can enhance your online course.

How to Use Wikipedia for Research

Wikipedia is a massive and website and it utilized for research across the world. However, since it can be easily edited, it is not safe to use as an academic citation. Click here to learn how students can use it as a safe and academically sound research tool.