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May 2, 2019
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Are Textbooks Becoming Obsolete?

In their 2019 Annual Letter, Bill & Melinda Gates claimed that "textbooks are becoming obsolete". I look at whether textbooks really are becoming obsolete, and if eLearning solutions should be used to augment or replace them. The answer is more complex than a soundbite; the trends are clear.
by Richard Anning
March 22, 2019

5 Ways LMS Forums Can Be Used By Educators

This article outlines 5 interesting approaches to using forums for online courses. Examining the potential uses of forums helps educators to develop online class environments that have clear pedagogical intentions which keep the student experience at the core of course design.
by Christopher Drew
March 17, 2019

Smart Learning In The Digital Age

Smart learning bases its foundation on smart devices and intelligent technologies. By tapping on these resources, we can create effective digital learning environments that offer convenience to learners and keep pace with the changing demands of the digital age.
by Melissa SF Tham
February 20, 2019

Helping Teachers Integrate Technology: The 5J Approach

How can we help teachers (or any novice technology user) better integrate technology into what they do? This article, written by Mary Burns several years ago, and based on research conducted by Mary and colleagues, promotes 5 strategies to promote better technology-related professional development.
by Mary Burns