Asynchronous Learning

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How to Encourage Continuously Interactive Discussions

How To Encourage Continuously Interactive Online Discussions

Ever get tired of grading posts at 11:00 pm on a Sunday night as the last students desperately try to finish the week’s discussion question with just minutes remaining? Looking for ways to keep a more even flow of posts and better interactions among your students? This article shares two techniques to develop better learning communities with more and better interactions among students in online discussions.

3 Tips For Adding Interactivity To Self-Paced Online Courses

3 Tips For Creating Interactive Self-Paced Online Courses

The learning experience for self-paced online courses has historically been fairly static. Trainees absorb information passively by watching videos, reading written passages, and clicking through Powerpoint slides. In this article, we discuss new technologies and methods for creating interactive self-paced online courses.

Writing In The Digital Age: Resources and Tools of Trade

Writing In The Digital Age: Resources and Tools of Trade

Technology has changed the face of education in innumerable ways. As learners, we can only be grateful at how much times has changed. We can learn from a teacher thousands of miles away, and we can submit our overdue paper efficiently through email. It has also changed the way students come up with their school papers.

How To Improve Online Discussion Posts

How To Improve Online Discussion Posts

Minor changes may help your online course become more successful or easier to navigate. Upon completing an online course, take a little time to reflect on the class. An unscientific experiment allowed this author to better understand student engagement between video discussion posts and typed discussions.

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.

How To Use Wiki In The Classroom

How To Use Wiki In The Classroom

More and more classrooms are now learning, creating, reading, and testing online. In order to keep up with our technologically demanding lifestyles, the traditional classroom is making way for such innovative tools as wiki. Not only is this an inexpensive way to manage your classroom, it’s also a fun way to engage students in content across the curriculum.

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