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So you've finally succumbed to the buzz words and hype. You want to implement e-learning into your curriculum on a regular basis. How do you do it? What partners do you need? Who the heck is going to actually create the e-learning tools? Before you start jogging down this path, take a look at this infographic that spells it all out in pretty clear terms.
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Why are text messages limited to a certain number of characters? Who actually uses text messages the most? Has texting caused voice conversations to actually become more or less popular?
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Technology is paving a new way for more students to connect with some of the best teachers on the planet.
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Being online is stressful. You want to keep up with your never-ending Twitter stream, Facebook pals, Instagram photos, and apps. And that's just your smartphone. When you plop your butt down in front of a desktop or laptop, the digital stress grows exponentially.
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The results are in. And they're depressing. The current state of math textbooks is downright terrifying but somehow not surprising. That's according to a new report by ClassroomWindow.
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Blended Learning is not so much an innovation as it is a natural by-product of the digital domain creeping into physical boundaries. As digital and social media become more and more prevalent in the life of learners, it was only a matter of time before learning became "blended" by necessity.
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Who needs an iPad or a desktop computer with a webcam when you could have a whole robot? A new project over at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology is using about $100 million in grants as well 300 researchers to create an army of robots (now don't get scared)... to help students learn.
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The big trend these days is online learning, online collaboration, and, well, online everything. In fact, self-learning has become an incredibly powerful force thanks to online technology. Udemy has just published a fabulous infographic that considers self-learning the new master's degree.
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Back in my day... we didn't have fancy things like iPhones and electricity. Okay, maybe just iPhones. I grew up without the kind of cutting-edge technology in the hands of every college student.
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While summer is (rightfully) celebrated as an extended time of leisure in academia, it can also be a period of transition for many learners. Here are some ideas to keep higher-ed learners thinking forward during the looming summer break.
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While there is no clear-cut pathway to college, a recent survey of college admission officers indicate that some factors do matter more than others.