The Effectiveness of Online Learning Depends on Design

Catlin Tucker

As students of all ages spend more time learning online, it’s worth asking, “How effective is online learning?” ” The answer varies dramatically and depends entirely on the design of the online learning experience.

A free online conference to inspire and equip you

Ditch That Textbook

I’m excited to tell you about a great conference you can attend in your pajamas from the comfort of your own couch! It’s an online conference that features nine presentations from educators who are doing amazing things in technology, pedagogy, inquiry and more. [.].

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‘He Had No Pants on.’ 10 Awkward, Human Moments in the Move to Online Learning

Edsurge

With the swift shift to remote learning, educators and education entrepreneurs alike are quickly learning that trying to replicate what happens in classrooms on an online conference call comes with a lot of ups and downs. I have video conferences with my fourth graders.

Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Digital Promise

NTC is a multi-day conference jam-packed with interactive workshops, engaging speakers, relevant vendors, ignite sessions (thought-provoking presentations only five minutes long), and opportunities to connect with other mission-driven techies from across the country. Online.

Coronavirus Closures? Online Learning Tips for Teachers and Schools [interview with an American Teacher in China]

Shake Up Learning

Online Learning Tips for Teachers and Schools [interview with an American Teacher in China] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Are you prepared for online learning if your school is closed for an extended period of time? Online Learning Doctrine.

10 Must-Attend EdTech Conferences in 2016

Where Learning Clicks

This year promises to be an exciting one, with some of our favorite annual edtech conferences and summits coming back bigger and better than ever. The post 10 Must-Attend EdTech Conferences in 2016 appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Online Learning: The Importance of Proper Implementation

Where Learning Clicks

While preparing for my presentation at the Software Test Professionals Conference in New Orleans, I decided to look up the origin of the word “technology.” The post Online Learning: The Importance of Proper Implementation appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. EdTech blended learning implementing online learning online learning

Ten EdTech Conferences to Attend before the End of 2015

Where Learning Clicks

Attending a conference is a great way to network and learn about what’s going on in the education industry, especially when it comes to edtech. Conferences give educators the opportunity to speak […].

Online Learning Platform, NovoEd Acquired by Boston Private Equity Firm

Edsurge

Boston-based private equity firm Devonshire Investors has acquired NovoEd , a San Francisco-based provider of an online learning platform. NovoEd traces its roots to Stanford University, where engineering professor Amin Saberi and Farnaz Ronaghi, then a PhD student, launched their first online course in 2012. These online courses are easy to sign up for, yet few students actually stick through and finish them.

The Case for Online Learning

Leadership Lounge

Online learning has been a part of higher education since the late 1990s. In fact, universities have utilized distance learning for decades, beginning with correspondence and then moving videoconferencing in the late 1980s. As the Internet improved, so did the opportunity to move from point-to-point video-conference delivery of instruction to asynchronous online learning. Now, online learning has become a required element in university program offerings.

Digital Writing Month: Striving for Inclusion in Open Online Learning

ProfHacker

I’ve been working for some time on ideas of inclusion & ( in)equality in open education, and of the possibility of a postcolonial MOOC (with Shyam Sharma ), and gathering ideas from others on how to envision a more inclusive, diverse and equitable open online learning experience.

Top EdTech Conferences for 2018

Where Learning Clicks

With the transformation from traditional, lecture-led instruction to more blended and online learning, many educators have unanswered questions and/or ideas brewing about these changes. What better way to learn the latest ideas and gain knowledge than to attend.

Blended Learning Reflections and Notes from the #NAISToF Conference

Kleinspiration

This summer I was selected, along with 34 other educators across the country, to attend the National Association of Independent Schools Teachers of the Future Conference to be held in Alexandria, VA on the beautiful campus of Episcopal High School.

Happy 9th birthday! (a few thoughts on blogging and online learning)

Dangerously Irrelevant

Over the past nine years I’ve learned some things about blogging specifically and about social media generally. So I was sympathetic to Shelly Sanchez Terrell’s recent post calling out a prominent online educational leader for improper attribution (and Doug Peterson’s excellent concurrence ).

Virtual Spring CUE 2020 Continues This Week!

CUE

Not only is it remarkable to think that this annual conference (that boasts bringing roughly 5,000 educators together) managed to take it online – but did so in a matter of weeks. Uncategorized Blended Learning conference edtech flipped learning online learning spring cue virtual conferenceSpring CUE went virtual this past week – the first time in its 42-year career.

A #DitchSummit encore! The Digital Summit is back in January!

Ditch That Textbook

DTT Digital Summit conferences ditch that textbook digital summit ditchsummit edtech educational technology online learning professional developmentDid you love the Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit? Get more of it from Jan. 12-18, 2018!

Can online learning level the AP playing field for rural kids?

The Hechinger Report

When the lecture ended, they had yet another to chance to learn: A physics video chat with their tutor, a sophomore physics major at Yale. Holmes County Central High School is one of eight rural schools participating in a new, blended learning AP Physics program.

Teachers: Online learning goes 2.0 with new technology

eSchool News

Video tutorials in the style made famous by Sal Khan of the Khan Academy changed the face of education, empowering anywhere, anytime learning. A Giant Leap Forward to More “Human” Online Learning. All are available online.

7 Highlights from Google’s First Online Education Conference

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Cloud Curriculum Internet Leadership Management Online Learning Online Video Software as a ServiceFrank Smith Those who missed Google Education on Air when it was streaming last week can still catch all of the sessions.

FlipCon15, the Flipped Learning Conference, Expands in 8th Year

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Internet Online Learning Online VideoFrank Smith More teachers and school administrators are catching on to the power of flipped classrooms. .

The Reinventing The Classroom Virtual Conference #reinvent14

The Web20Classroom

tools to students connecting across oceans, there are some pretty incredible things happening with learning. The new Reinventing The Classroom Virtual Conference aims to discover and share the most innovative, long-lasting and creative projects and share in a global conversation about what is right with education, world-wide. The conference is looking for presenters willing to share for a hour what they are doing, thinking, seeing or making.

Digital Writing Month: Striving for Inclusion in Open Online Learning

ProfHacker

I’ve been working for some time on ideas of inclusion & ( in)equality in open education, and of the possibility of a postcolonial MOOC (with Shyam Sharma ), and gathering ideas from others on how to envision a more inclusive, diverse and equitable open online learning experience.

Day 2 of the Learning Revolution online daily education conference

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Welcome to day 2 of the 2020 Learning Revolution daily online conference, Tuesday, April 7th. The conference hashtag is #learningrevolution. Today's Sessions : Interested to learn new ways to communicate, collaborate, and connect? See you "online!"

Beyond Twitter: Virtually Connecting at Conferences

ProfHacker

Professionally, she helps develop and produce self-published eBooks, teaches Emerging Technologies and Instructional Design online, and programs eLearning modules (Articulate Storyline). Her research and innovation interests are in the areas of online collaboration, social media, and blogging.

The 2020 Learning Revolution daily online conference starts today!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The 2020 Learning Revolution daily online conference starts today! Farmer, Professor of Library Media || Interested to learn new ways to communicate, collaborate, and connect? ORGANIZE : Organize your own mini-conference inside of the Learning Revolution conference.

A FREE online conference for teachers: #DitchSummit!

Ditch That Textbook

DTT Digital Summit conferences ditch that textbook digital summit ditchsummit edtech educational technology online learning professional developmentGain ideas and inspiration for the new year with the Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit in December.

What Should Tech Coaches Be Doing During Large Professional Development Conferences?

TeacherCast

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff welcomes Tech Coaches Susan Vincentz and Claudio Zavala Jr to discuss the role of the Tech Coach at professional development conferences, the creation and impimention of online learning modules, and our favorite Chrome Extensions.

Blended learning up close—really close

The Christensen Institute

Next-gen learning has fallen into this trap. But to date, there is little data that captures the intricate, hidden details like the photograph above—data on the actual day-to-day tactics unfolding in blended-learning schools across the country.

Two Don't-Miss Events - Our Online Learning Revolution Conference in April and Our Deep Dive at Black Mountain in May

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We want to explore and bridge the conversations about teaching and learning that are common to these worlds--this includes: learning theory, learning practice, learning science, learning space design, and technology for learning.

Can Online Learning Level the AP Playing Field for Rural Students?

MindShift

When the lecture ended, they had yet another to chance to learn: A physics video chat with their tutor, a sophomore physics major at Yale. Earlier this year, Illinois launched a self-directed online AP pilot program for 75 students at 10 rural high schools. LEXINGTON, Miss.

Online Learning: Why Libraries Could Be the Key to MOOCs’ Success

MindShift

For all the promises of online courses disrupting education, completion rates are notoriously low. Some studies found that about five percent of those enrolled in massive open online courses (known as MOOCs) completed the course.

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Connecting through EdTech Conferences

The Electric Educator

In April I presented several session at the 2013 Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning ( MACUL ) conference in Detroit, Michigan. State-level EdTech conferences provide tremendous opportunities for making connections with other like-minded educators.

Chase the Endless Summer With These 50+ Higher-Ed Conferences

Edsurge

Our biannual conference calendar highlights edtech’s most popular higher-ed conferences, including events such as higher-ed nonprofit EDUCAUSE’s national convening and ASU+GSV, one of the largest events for education investors and businesses. We’ve also added new events, suggested by readers, such as this year’s DELTA summit on experiential learning at Dartmouth College or the Emerging Learning Design conference at Montclair State University in New Jersey.

Sneak peek: 9 ideas from the Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit

Ditch That Textbook

It’s a free online conference from Dec. DTT Digital Summit ditch that textbook digital summit ditchsummit edtech educational technology global learning online learning professional development student engagementAs I’m writing this, it’s Monday, and the Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit kicks off on Friday. I couldn’t be more excited. Wait, that’s probably not true. I’ll probably be even more excited on Thursday.)

Got Winter Cabin Fever? Sweat It Out At These Higher-Ed Technology Conferences in 2019

Edsurge

But if shorter hours of sunlight and the stress of gift-giving has you ready to welcome in the new year, we’ve got one more thing to look forward to: a year’s worth of events with educators and edtech entrepreneurs sharing the latest trends and ideas around the future of learning. We’ve rounded up some of the most widely-attended edtech conferences in the U.S., EdSurge also offers its own annual edtech conference, Fusion , and our one-day entrepreneur workshop, Immersion.