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.
What exactly are game elements for learning? How can the elements be …… Continue reading
Thank you Faculty eCommons Community—your votes landed us on EdTech’s Dean’s List for higher education blogs!
EdTech released its second annual collection of the top 50 higher education blogs, The 2013 Dean’s List: 50 Must-Read Higher …… Continue reading
Digital Learning Now! (DLN), Foundation for Excellence in Education, and Getting Smart have partnered up to deliver the Digital Learning Now! Smart Series.
The series, released through the rest of 2013, is a group of collaborative …… Continue reading
Dr. Charles Green is the Chief Academic Officer and SVP of Academic Services at Academic Partnerships.
I got to know Charles a bit as part of my efforts to understand the growth of for-profit / non-profit …… Continue reading
As the number of online courses skyrockets, so does the number of new online instructors. Without prior experience in the virtual classroom, these instructors can feel apprehensive and fearful about teaching in a new (and …… Continue reading
We were inspired by the blog post Using Instagram in an Educational Context, which cites Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences. In this post, we’ve linked great examples from Instagram and its own blog to …… Continue reading
This post is the first of a two part series with Brian Kibby, President, McGraw Hill Higher Education.
Imagine students receiving the instruction that they need in order to be successful, customized specifically for them based …… Continue reading
This is the second part of a two-part series on using infographics to enable learning. In part one, we defined an infographic and shared several examples; below, we discuss how infograhics enable learning, specifically when used as assignments. Infographics to Enable Students University students must be able to read, analyze, and apply data.…
Okay. The day has arrived that you have been asked to teach an online class. Often times, the idea of converting a traditional course to an online course is met with resistance. eLearning has grown leaps and bounds in recent years.…
It’s true, despite the fact that Google is the most common search engine. Take a look at the infographic below that says most students don’t know how to perform a well-excuted Google search. This statistic is shocking, especially when 94% of students say they use Google and other search engines to conduct research.…