Higher Education

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eLearning Courses, The Saviors Of The Academic Textbook

eLearning Courses, The Saviors Of The Academic Textbook

Traditional book sales have dropped globally in the last half-decade. This is no longer some technology guru’s forecast, but a true and proven fact in the international publishing industry. The number of books sold has steadily dropped in recent years, decreasing by almost a third in countries deeply damaged by the economic crisis, like Spain or Italy, and hence the number of books printed has gradually been reduced. This trend includes trade, educational, and STM (Science, Technical and Medical) publications, the latter two being the most affected. A drop in sales reveals the need for a change in the business model so that the academic publishing industry can remain profitable. Enter eLearning courses.

4 eLearning Disconnects Within Higher Education Institutions

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.

9 Types Of Feedback To Boost Student Engagement

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.