Making progress in learning with gamification

Neo LMS

Just think about how we communicate, how we travel, how we meet new people, and of course, how we learn. This is where e-learning steps in, bringing along the power of big data. At first glance, fun games are weirdly associated with the serious nature of learning.

Meeting the needs of introverted students with e-learning

Neo LMS

When their learning needs are met, introverts thrive. Including e-learning in classroom instruction is a great way to meet the needs of introverted students, and here are four reasons why: 1. With e-learning almost all classroom distractions simply disappear. E-learning

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Impact funds pour money into ed tech businesses

The Hechinger Report

Future of Learning. Mississippi Learning. One of the main things Classcraft plans to do with its new money is build its sales force to sell its gamification software for social-emotional learning to schools. Ed tech companies are benefitting from the rise of impact funds.

5 Reasons e-learning is perfect for introverted students

Neo LMS

This means they don’t particularly enjoy being surrounded by people at all times, they are not very vocal about neither their struggles nor their successes in their learning process, need a little extra time to participate in any kind of discussion and are painfully aware of their surroundings.

How online courses can nurture emotional intelligence

Neo LMS

By defining EQ as a capability researchers made it possible for teachers to contemplate how teaching and building EQ could enhance a student’s learning. How online courses can nurture emotional intelligence. So how do we motivate students already learning in an online environment?

Course 369

Designing for accessibility in e-learning

Neo LMS

Many of these disabilities affect the information processing and learning experience of children and teenagers, but they are not impossible to overcome. Why e-learning accessibility matters: WCAG and Section 508. What should educators focus on when ensuring accessibility in e-learning.

How 'Learning Experience Design' Helps Customize Online Courses at Scale

Edsurge

Today’s faculty is also tasked with something the school’s Jesuit founders could not have imagined: deciding not only which courses are taught but how to teach them—in person, online, or through a combination of both. Online course at Boston College's Carroll School of Management.

Course 152

Disciplining educational technology

Bryan Alexander

The meeting raised some rich questions, and the main topic is quite stimulating, so I wanted to share various thoughts. Some background: The meeting was premised on a sense of recent education and technology history. That’s where this meeting took off.

Disciplining educational technology

Bryan Alexander

The meeting raised some rich questions, and the main topic is quite stimulating, so I wanted to share various thoughts. Some background: The meeting was premised on a sense of recent education and technology history. That’s where this meeting took off.

Trends to watch in 2015: education and technology

Bryan Alexander

Online learning, or the teaching formerly knows as “distance learning” Will this keep growing? There’s now a movement to teach humanities seminars online. Skepticism about the quality of online learning could migrate to the general population.

Storms over liberal education: notes on the 2016 AAC&U conference

Bryan Alexander

A quick round of introductions revealed some interesting trends: a growing number of liberal arts institutions are launched or growing online learning programs; many sought to find the distinct ways liberal arts institutions, and campuses pursuing liberal education, can use technology.