The most important LMS analytics that teachers should know about

Neo LMS

One of the benefits of using an LMS for online teaching is that it makes teachers’ lives easier when it comes to tracking student progress and learning outcomes. Read more: What works for tracking student progress in online learning.

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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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Powering your teaching strategies with these 5 incredible features of Linways LMS.

Linways Technologies

Creating futuristic classrooms , standards-based grading , student engagement in online classrooms, outcome-based education, student-centric education , Project-based learning , etc. So there’s transparency and outcome-based structure in the learning process.

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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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How should traditional universities deliver wholly online learning?

Mark Smithers

I’ve worked with several traditional higher education institutions over the last few years that have been in the process of developing a capability for delivering wholly online course delivery. I see three broad approaches to design, development and delivery of wholly online courses. This involves creating a distinct grouping within the HEI that is normally tied to the teaching and learning governance function. Courses are designed and developed by the learning designer.

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Online Learning Consortium 2014 – How We Discuss the Future of Higher Education

Improving Education Environments

I presented at the Online Learning Consortium’s Annual Conference today about MOOCs as a phenomenon, specifically my Delphi research done in partial fulfillment of my Ed.D. What is most interesting to me from the first day of #aln14, however, is how my research plays into the emerging discussion of online learning as happening at this year’s conference. Discussions of data analytics as inherent to online learning were prevalent as well.

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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. The Gooru software and LPS’s learning resources are available for free at gooru.org.

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. Considerations When Introducing a Learning Management System.

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Ensuring Continuity in Learning in the Times of COVID-19

Kitaboo on EdTech

Universities and schools in many countries have been forced to close and learning of millions of students is interrupted. As such, universities and enterprises are turning to online methods to engage with learners and offering them a wide range of courses like PMP training , cloud computing courses, Azure training, and more. It is worth noting that many universities and companies had online platforms in place, but they were not utilized much.

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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.

Are SPOCs a better option for online education than MOOCs?

Neo LMS

The above idea is a noble one and massive open online courses, better known as MOOCs , are thought to be the solution to worldwide access to higher education. This means a world of students getting close to equal rights to education, not being constrained by the boundaries of the physical classroom, and encouraged to pursue active learning. The online connectivity may not be a really important problem, but MOOCs faced a wall of other, more important issues.

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5 Strategies to Improve Your Learning Management System

Kitaboo on EdTech

You are a school, college or university looking to publish online courses and assign virtual work to your students. You are an online tutor providing one-on-one lessons for your pupils. Whatever reason you may have for turning towards the virtual realm of education, you can’t deny that online learning has become the norm. Research and Markets predicts that by 2026, the worldwide online learning sector will hit $336.98 Bank on the strengths of your LMS.

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.

Florida Virtual School mirgrates to Brightspace

eSchool News

Florida Virtual School (FLVS), a statewide public school district in the state of Florida and international provider of education products and services, has selected D2L , a global learning technology provider, to deploy its Brightspace platform as the district’s new learning management system (LMS). FLVS, the largest fully accredited online state public school in the U.S.,

How to manage assessments in the blended classroom

Neo LMS

Schools have taken big steps towards using online resources and tools, but we can expect online learning to have a more important role in students’ education due to the pandemic. Variations of blended learning were applied in classes before. E-learning

3 Habits of highly effective online teachers

Neo LMS

Online instruction in a K-12 e-learning environment also benefits when teachers are creative, but effective e-learning and e-teaching methods require different and more focused approach. Read more: How to turn your face-to-face class into an online course: Part 1 , Part 2 , Part 3. 3 Habits of highly effective online teachers. With that in mind let’s explore three habits of effective online teachers, we’ll explore a further three in my next post.

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Using adaptive learning to personalize learning experiences

Neo LMS

The ideal learning process for a student is one that adapts to that student’s every need: the surrounding environment, the actual content of the lesson, the method of delivery, the types of assessment — and everything in between. How adaptive learning works. E-learning

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. 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. Read more: The PROs and CONs of competency-based learning. Challenge students to learn more.

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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. This new relationship will empower educators to greatly enhance learning and increase student achievement and proficiency. Learning institutions choose Canvas for its flexibility and ease of use.

The challenges and strategies for online adjuncts: Adjunctchat Jan 21, 2014

Connecting 2 the World

There has been a lot of discussion lately about the possibility of all classes going online and MOOC''s (Massive online courses)replacing the traditional classroom. A result has been a backlash in which many still believe that online learning is not as effective as face to face learning (despite the body of work that proves that online learning, if done correctly, has no significant difference to learning outcomes than face to face traditional learning.

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Why edtech plays a big role in future-proofing education

Neo LMS

A version of this post was originally published on August 3, 2020, in Right Strat Online. The sudden move to online education during a crisis that has affected everyone they know has not been easy on students and many fell behind. Scenario 1: Fully embracing distance learning.

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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.

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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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.

Education Post-covid: Some effective online teaching strategies you can take back into the classroom.

Linways Technologies

Some useful stuff that you might be already familiar with during online classes that you can take back into the classroom when classes reopen. Synchronous and asynchronous learning. Synchronous learning is when learners and instructors are interacting in real-time.

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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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.

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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It’s 2020: Have Digital Learning Innovations Trends Changed?

Edsurge

In early 2017, organizations that have focused on digital learning came together to better leverage their strengths and capacities for a common goal: improving student success. The Online Learning Consortium (OLC), one of the 12 partner organizations of Every Learner Everywhere, was charged with identifying and understanding innovations in the digital education landscape.

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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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The key elements involved in scaling an educational institution.

Linways Technologies

Check out this previous blog on scaling the teaching-learning. So in order to help institutions take control of what gets done and when Linways LMS has brought a subject planner and calendar for teachers. As of today, online education seems to be here to stay.

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