With all the amazing features of Zoom that help us educate our students remotely, Breakout Rooms are particularly noteworthy. This Zoom feature allows the host to put people into small groups for discussions or collaborative projects. Check out this post for five tips that will help you use Zoom Breakout Rooms efficiently!
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5 Benefits of Open Educational Resources
Are you ready to transform your curriculum with high-quality and robust resources created by top-notch educators from around the world? Open educational resources (OERs) offer teachers and students access to vetted and proven course materials and assessments.
3 Tech Tools to Increase Participation in Virtual Discussions
In this blog post, I want to introduce you to some easy-to-use tech tools have the potential to provide exciting and innovative ways for virtual discussion to take place and increase student engagement. Read below to learn more about three tech tools that can be especially interesting for students: Padlet, Flipgrid, and Yellowdig.
7 Not-So-Common Reasons Why I Love Teaching Online
As online educators, these are some ways that we can push our creative limits!
5 Mistakes to Look Out For As An Online Student
Online education courses have actually been around for many years now, but in recent years there’s been a marked increase in the quality and quantity of what’s being achieved. Some online educational courses are now easily rivaling and even bettering classroom learning and other traditional methods of education. As a method that is still somewhat unorthodox, and certainly nowhere near as explored as the traditional routes, there are things that you need to be careful about with online studies. So, without further ado, let’s look at some of the mistakes you should be avoiding as an online student.
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.
Virtual Orientation: a how-to for Online Classrooms [INFOGRAPHIC]
Online orientation should provide the knowledge and information necessary to succeed in an online course so that all students are prepared to excel! This infographic covers how to introduce course material and clarify expectations for an online class.
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.
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.