Higher Education

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April 3, 2016

4 eLearning Disconnects Within Higher Education Institutions

Higher education faces a number of challenges which need to be addressed in order to enhance prestige and market share. The prospect of providing online education is becoming increasingly appealing to institutions that wish to expand their offerings; however, such undertakings should not be thought of lightly. Especially since higher education institutions face a number of fundamental disconnects that make this prospect difficult, if not impossible.
by Arthu Schneider
March 30, 2016

9 Types Of Feedback To Boost Student Engagement

One of the most challenging aspects of facilitating an online course is figuring out which unique combination of feedback types can enhance each student’s learning process and motivate the student to engage with the class. In this article, we will highlight 9 types of feedback that shapes students’ learning, thinking, and engagement in an online course.
by Chris Gaudreau
February 28, 2016

10 Factors That Make eLearning The Future Of American Education

Technology has a massive sway over present educational trends with eLearning having the lion’s share in the scenario. Students of future America are sure to be tech savvy in their learning methods with more technological competence in educational and career prospects. Factors like increased computer applications, ease of learning, growth of MOOCs, productive learning atmosphere, and more employability chances attribute to eLearning being the future of American education.
by Chandan Singh Dev
February 19, 2016

Utilizing Open Educational Resources To Advance Online Learning In Sub-Saharan Africa

In many schools and institutions of higher learning across Sub-Saharan Africa students lack access to quality academic resources and teachers also lack access to teaching resources. Open Educational Resources (OER) are the ideal tool to leverage on the affordances of technology and the insights of online learning to reduce the inequalities in the Sub-Saharan African countries’ education systems.
by Danai Nhando
January 28, 2016

Is Something Missing From E-Learning?

In this 6th geek article the writer asserts that in spite of the fact that the viability of most educational institutions today is predicated on being able to adapt quickly to advancements in e-learning technology, something axiomatically human appears to be being pushed aside.
by Chris Alexander
January 28, 2016

3 Key Online Learning Validation Requirements

Online learning validation involves ensuring: Validity of the eLearning qualifications, reproducibility of the online assessments, and reliability of the eLearning systems. Satisfying all of these 3 requirements is essential for making the online courses appealing to the learners!
by Michael Baron