“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” – David Warlick Technology in the classroom can daunt even the most seasoned instructor, but most have used PowerPoint … Continue reading Accenting the English Class with Technology
John Laskaris shares his tips for making sure your eLearning program develops a wide learner base in "4 Ways to Tweak your eLearning for Extended Audiences." While the original post focus on eLearning training programs for organizations, much of the advice can be applied to online college courses. His top four tips include the following: … Continue reading 4 Ways to Improve your Distance Learning Course
Want to spice up the lesson plans in your classroom? Consider incorporating augmented reality! Augmented reality (AR) allows for students to use technology to view something in a real-world environment with the supplementation of computer-generated actions, such as video, graphics, or sounds. AR creates a whole new experience—and it can be created with just the … Continue reading Augmented Reality: Augmenting the Classroom Experience
Tech expert and high school teacher Matt Miller explains how to make fun, digital posters using Google Drawings. In his article, "Google Drawings interactive posters (no glue sticks necessary!)," he explains how to start a new digital poster and how to take advantage of all the useful features that don't come with a traditional poster … Continue reading Make Interactive Posters via Google Drawings!
Dian Schaffhauser reports that technology in the classroom may increase student comfort level and success. According to the annual survey sponsored by eLearning platform company VitalSource, 56% of students claimed they'd be more comfortable in a digital class versus an in-person class, and 74% feel they'd perform better in their classes if they used more … Continue reading Students Report More Technology Would Help Improve Learning
We enjoyed reading Lindsey Bennett's EdTech blog post, "College Tech’s Not What It Used to Be — It’s Better." Bennett explains how one of the main reasons today's college experience differs from the experience 10 to 15 years ago revolves around learning management systems. She says that in the classes utilizing an LMS, she has … Continue reading College Tech’s Better Than Ever