Zoom’s easy to navigate video system has made it an integral part of many synchronous online classes. Zoom’s latest update has unveiled four new features that teachers can use to customize their virtual classroom. Check out our summary below and…
Using Social Media to Support Online Teaching
Even if you haven’t been a social media maven in the past, the recent shift to online learning is pushing all of us to use social media to its fullest. Social media can be a great resource to turn to to gather information and inspiration about online education. Here are some tips to help you use social media to support your online teaching!
10 Advantages of Online Classes
According to the OEDb (open education database), there are 10 advantages to taking online classes. As an instructional designer I could probably argue that there are more, but let’s start with 10 for now. Here is a list of the 10 advantages to taking an online class.
5 Tips for Delivering Assessments During Covid-19
While assessments are an essential component of education – they’re not one size fits all! It’s important to deliver online exams that best suit the type of learning that took place for your students. In the online space, you have a wide variety of assessment techniques available. This assortment can enable you as an instructor to deliver the most efficient and effective exams to assess your students’ progress. Here are 5 tips for delivering assessments in an online environment.
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 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!
Benefits of Using Infographics for e-Learning
Modern learning has presented a wide range of new tools and techniques for educators to help foster knowledge and appreciation of knowledge in students of all types and of all ages. The ‘infographic’ is just one of many tools that you can use, so let’s take a look at what you can do with it.
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.