Tag: technology

Gamification and Game-Based Learning

When discussing gamification and game-based learning there is often some confusion as to how they differ. Many people use the terms interchangeably but they are not the same. This article explores the educational benefits of both gamification and game-based learning.

5 Things to Consider Before Taking an Online Course

Technology has changed every aspect of our lives, and education is no exception. We’ve gone from learning through direct contact to acquiring knowledge from behind a laptop screen. Online courses have revolutionized the convenience and affordability of education. Anyone who has limited finances and time can sign up for any online course that they’re interested in, but they should be sure to carefully consider the following things!

8 Assistive Technology Tools for Students with Disabilities

The application of technology for disabled students is an exciting new educational approach that is gaining ground. The differently-abled thrive in an environment where they are given access to accommodations that help them learn to the best of their abilities. Assistive Technology, equipment that helps to mitigate learning deficits, helps to make this a reality by enabling disabled students learn in new ways. This article introduces students, parents, and tutors to the fast-growing technological tools positively impacting learning.

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 VR Apps That Transform Education

From taking a virtual tour of Ancient Greece to learning a new language through interactive simulation, technology is changing the way we learn. Take a leap into an immersive educational experience with these revolutionary Virtual Reality apps.