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Make your LMS a social learning platform

Ask a Tech Teacher

Vivek Singh, education professional and contributor to Ask a Tech Teacher, has some interesting ideas on using your native LMS as a social learning platform. I know you’ll enjoy their thoughts: Earliest forms of learning, dating back to the stone-age, involved storyboarding one’s experiences on rocks. We inadvertently learn from our daily social interactions, with most of our informal learning happens through online sources of information.

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6 Ways in which an LMS is central to an effective e-learning strategy

Neo LMS

In the context of the pandemic, many schools and universities turned to virtual learning environments as the only way of ensuring some continuity of education during these times of crisis. Designing and implementing a successful online learning program takes time.

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Online Learning's 'Greatest Hits'

Edsurge

From the very start of digital education, the big question has always been: ”How can students learn effectively, if they’re not face-to-face with their instructors?” More than two decades ago, when I was hired at Stevens Institute of Technology, as dean of web-based distance learning—a quaint title for what is now known as online learning—few tools were available to help faculty migrate their on-campus courses online. The LMS market today is valued at $9.2

Using Linways LMS to enhance your institution’s education experience

Linways Technologies

Linways LMS is a cloud-based academic management platform that helps teachers to streamline and simplify their daily academic activities. The learning experience and environment play a huge role in shaping the outcomes. teachers can facilitate learning during live classes.

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What’s edtech got to do with growth mindset?

Neo LMS

It was the first week of fifth grade and I was so ready to learn History. Make learning a priority. which Dweck associates with a false growth mindset, won’t help them achieve their learning goals, at least not in the long run. What’s edtech got to do with growth mindset? It’s no longer what happens in the learning environment, but what happens when edtech comes into the mix and how we can enrich that environment. Challenge students to learn more.

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5 Tips on how to train teachers to use an LMS

Neo LMS

The success of any technology initiative in any school will be acknowledged based on whether or not it has had a positive impact on educational outcomes. While choosing the right edtech for the needs of the school — from a complex learning management system to a simple education app — is a very important part of making it successful, there is one aspect that often gets overlooked. Let’s take the example of a program that helps teachers learn how to use a new school LMS.

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Why new technologies often don’t help students

The Christensen Institute

Edtech enthusiasts promote the benefits of innovations such as open educational resources (OER), learning management systems (LMS), and adaptive learning software. But edtech innovations hold real promise for improving student learning outcomes if education leaders use them to redesign classroom and school models in ways that transform teachers’ instructional practices. It’s easy to get caught up in the allure of new technologies.

An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

edWeb.net

While the Wild West era of edtech may be over, there’s still some mystery over how schools decide what digital materials to buy. In the edWebinar, “ Building Authentic Need and Research into Edtech Development,” representatives from a large school district, a small district, a developer, and the research community answered burning questions about edtech procurement. What role do learning goals play when searching for the best edtech?

The Future of Education.and the role edtech will play

Tech Helpful

Yesterday morning before heading to the Tennessee STEM Innovation Summit that I am currently attending, I sat in on a meeting where we announced to our middle school that we were going to pilot the LMS Canvas for next year. The tool has been there and edtech company's have raced to create platforms to meet classroom needs. This new relationship will empower educators to greatly enhance learning and increase student achievement and proficiency.

Inside the Digital Transformation – Part 2

BYOT Network

This post is cross-posted on the IMS Global Learning Impact Blog. The Value of an Interoperable Learning Management System. Last week we explored how interoperability supports the transition to digital learning. In this week’s post, we investigate the instructional value of an interoperable learning management system (LMS). Learn what it means when your edtech products are IMS certified.

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How can Teachers Increase Social Learning While Teaching Online?

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s becoming more common to take online classes or blend traditional with online learning. Ila Mishra, a specialist in both LMS and virtual classrooms, has this informative explanation of how teachers can increase their social learning while teaching online classes: Social Learning is defined as learning through observing behavior, attitudes, and outcomes of those behaviors. How Online Learning Supports Social Learning.

Teaching SEL skills in online education

Neo LMS

Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process that helps kids and adults alike to understand and manage their emotions so that they can develop positive and meaningful social relationships. Read more: Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)?

Adapting the 5E teaching model to remote classrooms

Neo LMS

It’s an ambitious endeavor, with the long-term objective of achieving better learning outcomes and identifying more efficient teaching methods. Read more: Adopting the asynchronous mindset for better online learning. Read more: Exploring 4 types of Flipped Learning.

5 Ways To Be More Productive As an Online Teacher

Linways Technologies

In the wake of the COVID19 pandemic, we are all forced to stay indoors and crucial education has suffered critical loos in terms of student-teacher interactions and classroom learning. In the present scenario, we should support our teachers to adapt to this new online learning environment.

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How to assess student performance in online classes

Linways Technologies

6 creative methods of assessment in online learning. As online learning is becoming to be the new normal in education, we need to equip ourselves with the right tools, techniques, and information to deal with all aspects of teaching-learning. In order to be prepared, here’s a helpful article for teachers on assessment techniques to measure student performance in online classes. But when the class shifts to online, that limit gets thinner.

The best solution to improve daily classroom activities

Linways Technologies

An overview of how Linways LMS makes teacher’s jobs easier and improves the quality of an educational institution. Quality based education , student-centric education , online learning, and assessments, simplifying the administration, etc.

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How to implement learning principles in your classrooms using Linways Learning Management System

Linways Technologies

In the wide growing popularity of online learning and technology-assisted teaching-learning, it’s no wonder that learning management platforms like Linways LMS are being widely adopted by educational institutions, and teachers. Try project-based learning.

Actionable advice for school leaders on how to create an effective teacher training program

Neo LMS

Today’s classrooms have more devices, more educational software, more opportunities to differentiate learning based on various student needs, and educators are under more pressure to do more, preferably as fast as possible, with excellent results. Each student learns differently.

How to ensure quality in your online classrooms.

Linways Technologies

6 ways to improve the quality of your teaching-learning. As more institutions are opening up to the world of online learning, new possibilities are emerging along with new challenges. We have previously written about topics like engaging your students in an online learning environment and assessing student performance in online classes. Moving on to the next ones, sharing study materials with your students is all the more important in an online classroom.

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How to convert your classroom teaching content into highly engaging online content.

Linways Technologies

While adapting to the latest online learning trends, there are many things our teachers need to consider. Keeping the engagement in your online classroom , finding the right technology for instruction , managing the online classes can all be difficult. While we may have solved the technology barriers and created teaching strategies for online classes, most teachers still have some issues with managing online content.

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Avoid these common pitfalls in your institution’s learning management.

Linways Technologies

During the transition to online classrooms and online learning management, it’s a common pitfall for most teachers to start relying on a whole bunch of tools to manage their tasks and activities. Linways LMS is a learning management solution for education. It is designed to enhance the teaching-learning experience with functions to improve core academics integrated into its core. Sharing course-related files, taking lectures online, etc.

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Why Flipped and Blended Learning are Making Waves in education

Ask a Tech Teacher

Vivek Singh and his colleague, Ilya Mishra, are new contributors to Ask a Tech Teacher who specialize in online learning and educational technology (more on Ilya’s bio below). A Columbia University research found that, on average, students taught through online learning techniques performed modestly better than those learning through classical classroom approach. The resources provided as a part of flipped learning can mostly be paused and replayed.

PBL… Blended and eLearning – Part 1: Important Questions for the New School Year

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Regardless of your districts approach, now is a time to facilitate the student centered learning that Project Based Learning makes possible. I have some powerful online interactive workshops and webinars that can be used to engage learning in this new environment.

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Will Online Ever Conquer Higher Ed?

Edsurge

The latest data on the nation’s college and university enrollment shows that online is steadily climbing its way up to more than a third of the student population—as face-to-face continues to plummet. If online weren’t in the picture, on-campus enrollments, as reported in the most recent U.S. Today, online students represent 31.6 Whatever growth is happening in higher ed is driven by online,” Seaman says. To move ahead, online has to get over its sour reputation.”

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?A Starter Kit for Instructional Designers

Edsurge

As online course platforms proliferate, institutions of all shapes and sizes realize that they’ll need to translate content into digital forms. Designing online learning experiences is essential to training employees, mobilizing customers, serving students, building marketing channels, and sustaining business models. But they can also be creating learning apps, museum exhibits, or the latest educational toy. Share what you learned.

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April 22 Learning Revolution Mini-Conference: Emergency Remote Teaching & Learning: Survive, Thrive, & Plan for What Comes Next

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you are learning about the mini-conference right before or during the event, please join LearningRevolution.com and while you are waiting for your approval we will have a special link for you to use to join the sessions. SESSIONS: ENGAGING ONLINE LEARNERS (60 minutes) 10:00 AM US-Eastern Daylight Time Click here to see the time in your own time zone Motivating students to learn can be a challenge.

Higher education technology predictions for 2014

Mark Smithers

Some new services and platforms will emerge to cater for different forms of learning, MOOCs will evolve and improve and open badges will be hot. Look out for rhizomatic learning. MOOCs are just one outcome of these and, in their current form, they are largely a transitory product of their time. Let’s call it a MOOSE (massive open online subject environment). There will be an increasing demand for skilled learning designers. Nothing new in the LMS space.

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Wednesday's "Emergency Remote Teaching & Learning" Mini-Conference - New Sessions Added

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

If you are learning about the mini-conference right before or during the event, please join LearningRevolution.com and while you are waiting for your approval we will have a special link for you to use to join the sessions. Bell 5:00 PM A 7-step Plan to Improve Your Online Learning Program for Maximum Student Engagement (60 minutes) with Ernie Delgado 8:00 PM Learning and Leading During Emergency Remote Teaching (60 minutes) with A.J.

Higher education technology predictions for 2014

Mark Smithers

Some new services and platforms will emerge to cater for different forms of learning, MOOCs will evolve and improve and open badges will be hot. Look out for rhizomatic learning. MOOCs are just one outcome of these and, in their current form, they are largely a transitory product of their time. Let’s call it a MOOSE (massive open online subject environment). There will be an increasing demand for skilled learning designers. Nothing new in the LMS space.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The Flatiron School has released its latest “outcomes report.” ” On Tuesday a court dismissed a petition by Ashford Universit y (owned by Bridgepoint Education ) to allow its online programs to be eligible for GI Bill benefits. Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Lots of MOOC PR appeared in the news this week. “Now that MOOCs are mainstream, where does online learning go next?” (National) Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Here’s a list of election outcomes pertaining to library-related measures , thanks to EveryLibrary.org. “Websites that offer students online study guides and tutoring services grow, but faculty members find they raise copyright and academic integrity issues – as case at U Illinois at Urbana-Champaign shows.” Via Edsurge : “ New Markets Venture Partners Adds $30 Million, Former Gates Foundation Executive to Edtech Fund.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Task Force Seeks Comment on Higher-Ed Outcomes Reporting Standards.” ” Online Education and the Once and Future “MOOC” Big HR news about Coursera in the HR section below. ” But if you look closer, it’s not a MOOC; it’s just an online class at MIT. Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Facebook , an Online Learning Platform?” ” Via Edsurge : “Now Any Organization Can Create Content for LinkedIn Learning.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via eCampus News : “The 2 edtech fields with the most potential under Trump.” ” Via Education Week : “The Ohio education department could seek repayment of more than $80 million from nine full-time online schools , based on audits of software-login records that led state officials to determine the schools had overstated their student enrollment.” More on the politics of online education in the politics section above. Education Politics.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

In 2012, Pearson, Cengage Learning, and Macmillan Higher Education sued Boundless Learning, claiming that the open education textbook startup had “stolen the creative expression of their authors and editors, violating their intellectual-property rights.” Boundless’s materials have been archived by David Wiley’s company Lumen Learning. The] literature [on online education] was preoccupied with what I call ‘roaming autodidacts’. Online Grade Portals.