Video games for learning and teaching offer a great chance to boost overall student engagement. It also presents a potential to get students’ attention. This is important for students who find focusing a challenge. However, knowing how to successfully combining the fun part of games with learning materials is tricky. Well-designed games attract players into…Details
Although online learning has introduced us to a world of infinite information, it still has its challenges. While online learning helps simplify the learning process, other problems may arise in their place. Are you looking for ways to contest some of the most common online learning challenges? The following is an overview of four online…Details
There was a time when graduation day signaled the end of an educational journey, but today’s changing workplace environment means that learning is a continuous process (Real Business). Having a culture of lifelong learning in an organization brings benefits for the employer as well as the employee as the continual development results in motivated staff…Details
Online program management (OPM), the partial or complete act of bringing an academic or training program online, can increase the number of users that complete the program. It can also motivate students or participants to be more involved with program activities. OPM can help make a program more social and more up-to-date.
Your approach to instructional design can influence your students’ experience. This influence is direct. It can impact students’ engagement level with your content. It can even determine whether they continue the course. Students who quit their courses negatively impact your revenue. So it’s easy to see why quality instructional design is important in your online…Details
Online program management is perhaps one of the hottest topics in higher education technology today, but it’s also somewhat poorly understood. The term Online Program Management, OPM, can be used to describe the process, technology and providers associated with web-based higher education delivery. This analysis uses industry analyst Phil Hill’s definition: “organizations (mostly for-profit companies,…Details
According to a 2015 survey from the Pew Research Center, jobs requiring average or above-average social and analytical skills experienced a growth in employment and wages ranging from 77 to 83 percent. Conversely, occupations depending upon v manual labor skills experienced an employment/wage increase of only 18 percent during the same period. There’s no question…Details
The learning management system (LMS) market has grown along with technology. E-learning solutions are available for almost any education required these days. Further, e-learning is a $182 billion industry in 2017, with annualized 5 percent growth. This educational platform requires constant instructional innovation to help students learn and retain information.
Online learning is one of the fastest-growing segments in education and training. According to the 2015 Survey of Online Learning, almost 30 percent of students now enroll in at least one online education course. That makes for a total of almost six million online students.