13 Success Factors for Making Online Learning Fun

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Do you need to add some excitement to your online course?
Research suggests that making online learning fun has an effect on the learning that occurs in an educational environment. Learners retain more information when they are ……

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MOOCing in Hawaii: Dr. Melissa Kaulbach Chosen as Guest Speaker

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Academic Partnerships’ Dr. Melissa Kaulbach will be a featured guest speaker for the Hawaii-based Leeward Community College MOOC How to Teach Online from September 2 – October 13, 2013.
This 5-week MOOC is an open access ……

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Twitter Vs. Zombies with Pete Rorabaugh and Jesse Stommel of Hybrid Pedagogy

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Twitter  Vs. Zombies – Webinar with Pete Rorabaugh and Jesse Stommel of Hybrid Pedagogy, 2 PM CST.
Check in your own time zone; if you cannot attend a recording will be made available via the this ……

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Have You Got Game? A Brief Overview of Games in Education

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Games and Gamification are quickly becoming the new buzz words in education. While the concept of using games to teach is not new, recent innovations in technology make games much more useful for educators. The ……

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Augmented Reality and Learning with Aurasma

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Image source: Flickr via Tom Turkletom
Augmented reality (AR) is a layer of virtual information placed between you and the physical world using software and a web camera. This additional layer of data can be text, ……

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5 Ways to Prevent Cheating in Online Coures

This webinar recording will be a brief review of the rationale behind online cheating and offer strategies/tools to enhance the online learning experience, promote academic honesty, and deter cheating. Heather Farmakis, Ph.D. will share helpful information …… Continue reading

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Social Media Safety and Awareness Month from Lee Kolbert

This post originally appeared here.
“It’s National Social Media Safety and Awareness Month. Actually, there is no such thing; yet with so many awareness campaigns for other very important issues, I think it’s about time we …… Continue reading

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Start Your Personalized Professional Development

Personalized professional development (PPD) means you use your personal learning networks (PLN) to develop a plan for expanding your skill sets. With your PPD plan, you determine the skills you want to focus on, like …… Continue reading

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Academic Partnerships Announces Research Grant Recipients

 
 
Academic Partnerships (AP), one of the largest representatives of public universities’ online learning in the United States, today announced that it has awarded eight grants to researchers from five universities who will be studying the …… Continue reading

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Game Elements for Learning GE4L July 1-29, 2013

Game Elements for Learning (GE4L) introduces participants to game elements for teaching and learning through sharing, game elements, discussion and participation in self-selected methods.
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