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eLearningInfographics: The Best Education Infographics

eLearningInfographics: The Best Education Infographics

As founder of the eLearning Industry’s network I am super excited with our new user-generated infographics site. A few months ago, several members of the eLearning Industry network contacted me requesting a website that would be dedicated to the best education infographics. Having this in mind, we formed a team of creative, hard-working, and passionate online educators. As a consequence, we just released the eLearningInfographics.com.

The 5 Best Free Collaboration Tools for Teachers

The 5 Best Free Collaboration Tools for Teachers

In an increasingly connected world, it’s imperative for individuals to be able to work together on projects. Collaboration is essential for you as an educator and for your students as they journey through the world of academia. Utilize these 5 Best Free Collaboration Tools for Teachers to collaborate effectively with colleagues or to encourage your students to come together and create something amazing. 

Progressive Education: The Rising Power Of Student Voice

Progressive Education: The Rising Power Of Student Voice

Read many current educational articles or twitter feeds, and it becomes pretty clear that progressive educationalists are gaining voice. Project based, constructivist, experiential, problem solving curriculum is lauded and promoted at every turn, and thankfully so. Learning becomes deeper and more meaningful when students participate in knowledge building. However, there are a few educationalists who are really pushing and disrupting the boundaries of progressive education. They are those who believe in student-generated content.

Benefits of Synchronous and Asynchronous e-Learning

Benefits of Synchronous and Asynchronous e-Learning

Online learning environments are becoming more frequent in teaching and learning than ever before (Bonk & Zhang, 2006; Er, Özden, & Arifoglu, 2009; Skylar, 2009). Synchronous and asynchronous learning technologies are the two most common online learning types (Hrastinski, 2008; Er et al., 2009; Simonson, Smaldino, Albright, & Zvacek, 2012). The purpose of this article is to discuss the advantages of using both synchronous and asynchronous technologies in an online learning environment.