The Power Of Making EdTech Products Work Together

It can be frustrating when technology products don't work together. And in the classroom, it can be a real problem. But a new education product, a hands-on coding and design course, was designed to integrate with existing tech products, even those from different companies. Will it start a trend? This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

New Ways To Communicate: Social Networking And Online Collaboration In University

The way we communicated a decade or so ago has changed today. With the promotion of mobiles connected to the internet, everything can be immersed in a virtual environment, literally on the go. And what attracts them most is interaction through posting and commenting. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Why Teachers Find Grading To Be Tough In Moodle, And What Can Be Done About It

Over the years, Moodle has established itself as a top eLearning Platform and Learning Management System. However, the grading process isn't that easy-to-use, thereby making it tough for teachers to grade students effectively. Here's diving deeper into this issue, and a possible solution to this! This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Are Textbooks Becoming Obsolete?

In their 2019 Annual Letter, Bill & Melinda Gates claimed that "textbooks are becoming obsolete". I look at whether textbooks really are becoming obsolete, and if eLearning solutions should be used to augment or replace them. The answer is more complex than a soundbite; the trends are clear. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Social Media In Education: Can They Improve The Learning?

Using social media such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and so on provides free access to online communication and information. What if schools made use of them? Can they contribute to improving learning and teaching? See some examples of the benefits of social media in the classroom. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Plagiarism Checking Tools Are Essential For High Scores In eLearning

There is no doubt that eLearning is becoming more competitive with the passage of each day. The submission of assignments is something that requires students to submit plagiarism free work. Today, I’ll discuss why and how students can use plagiarism checker tools for high scores in eLearning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.

Helping Teachers Integrate Technology: The 5J Approach

How can we help teachers (or any novice technology user) better integrate technology into what they do? This article, written by Mary Burns several years ago, and based on research conducted by Mary and colleagues, promotes 5 strategies to promote better technology-related professional development. This post was first published on eLearning Industry.