Here Comes Z: Strategies To Engage A New Generation Of College Students

Generation Z, the oldest now reaching 21 years of age, has no memory of a world without technology. They are adept self learners and can process information at a pace not seen before. Gen Zers are excellent students as long as teaching strategies meet their unique needs.

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Kenyan eLearning Perspectives

Access to higher education in East Africa is essential. Kenya is a good example for increased local eLearning efforts. Online courses for gaining skills and online graduation are the two major drivers for m-learning. And more and more local People have success by doing so.

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What To Keep In Mind When Using Different Grading Scales

Marking assessment components with varying weights can create challenges. Instructors are prone to a number of errors, particularly when using different marking scales. Test your accuracy in performing simple mental calculations, and then invite your colleagues and your institution for a discussion.

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Shifts In Learning: Will Traditional Universities Survive?

The traditional mode of learning in universities entails a mix of lecturing, cramming, and examination. For quite some time now, this method of instruction has been questioned. Yet educators often cling to tradition. Which begs the question: Will traditional universities survive?

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Teaching Using Interactive Visualization: Project-Based Learning At UVA

Interactive visualization is an effective way of teaching many subjects, especially history. The University of Virginia's Research Seminar Initiative uses project-based learning coupled with state of the art digital visualization techniques in the humanities.

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The Desperate Need For Inspiration And Brilliance In eLearning

In our drive to make eLearning a mainstay in our cultures, are we losing sight of the very essence that would make eLearning effective? The purpose of this article is to re-focus our attention to what we need to re-discover in both students and employees: Brilliance and inspiration.

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The Best Way For Implementing Teaching Purpose

Do you remember that awesome college professor? You eagerly waited for his lectures and once he entered the lecture hall time passed very quickly. The professor made your college life better, right? Then there was that terrible professor. During his lectures, time crawled. You disliked his lectures and you couldn’t even grasp much of what he taught. Generally, every professor has a methodology of approaching students and this influences their college experiences. Psychologists recommend mixing different approaches according to an average age of a group of students. This article discloses the most popular models that enhance implementing teaching purpose.

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