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Category: Key Concepts
7 Rules of Netiquette (Infographic)
Netiquette – or “internet etiquette” refers to the the code of behavior governing respectful and productive online interaction. The infographic below, created by Touro College’s Department of Online Education, highlights 7 key netiquette rules to keep in mind!
Lecture Breakers Podcast: 5 Ways to Help Students Succeed in Online Courses
In this episode of Lecture Breakers, a podcast devoted to helping educators teach in more engaging ways, Holly Owens shares 5 ways to help students succeed in online courses. Holly discusses course design strategies to increase student engagement and ways to leverage technology tools to improve learning.
5 Ways Online Learning Can Benefit Special Needs Learners
Being able to learn online, either as a supplement for the classroom or as the primary educational resource can be especially beneficial to students who would like to pursue a higher education degree but still require individualized support.
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 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.
The Powerful Impact of Virtual Classroom Software
Information technology has revolutionized the learning environment. With the use of virtual classroom software or LMS software, education and training has become easier to use and more accessible. But what exactly is a virtual classroom? What are its benefits? Let’s find out.
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.
5 Things Online Institutions Need to Understand About their Students [INFOGRAPHIC]
This infographic visually explores what online institutions need to understand about their students. Learners/individuals seeking a blended or online education have a specific set of needs and expectations that can be best handled by a learning management system.
Top 7 Advantages of Online Learning [INFOGRAPHIC]
Online learning is one of the most powerful tools to impart skills and information to employees in training institutions or corporate companies, simply because it is a flexible, consistent, and convenient way to learn.