Student engagement is an important part of online learning, but it takes effort by both students and professors.
Monday, Oct 06 2014 09:00 AM
One common use of free online courses is to stay current with the latest trends and lines of thinking in a chosen field, because learning new skills can help make a worker more valuable,
Tuesday, Sep 23 2014 11:00 AM
Whether it’s students needing help on a particular topic, adults looking to expand their knowledge base, educators seeking ideas, homeschoolers seeking enrichment or simply anyone interested in learning, the Khan Academy is a go-to free resource with more than 100,000 automated practice exercises, as well as 6,000 micro lectures hosted on YouTube.
Tuesday, Sep 23 2014 09:00 AM
Is an MBA worth it? Studies shows that while the cost of obtaining an MBA is higher than ever, the benefits are still large.
Friday, Sep 19 2014 11:00 AM
Instead of measuring student learning by credit or clock hours, this model uses direct assessment. In other words, once the student demonstrates mastery of the material, he or she moves ahead.
Tuesday, Sep 02 2014 09:00 AM
The iOS updates from Apple provide easier sharing of documents and also easier Airplay set up and sharing, among other features.
Tuesday, Aug 26 2014 03:00 PM
The idea behind Classroom 2.0, which calls itself “the social network for those interested in Web 2.0, social media and participative technologies in the classroom ... with more than 79,000 members from 200 countries," is to provide teachers a place to share knowledge with educators around the world.
Monday, Aug 18 2014 11:00 AM
Online Education & Distance Learning Articles, Tips, Guides for Online Students
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