Should you integrate new technology in eLearning courses?

Should you integrate new technology in eLearning courses?

With today’s new technology, it is tempting to add sparkle and glitz to an eLearning course. But as the saying goes, not everything that glitters is gold. Deciding if and when  to use new technology can be tricky. Here are four factors to consider. Relevance The...
6 Cool Technology Enhanced Assessment Items

6 Cool Technology Enhanced Assessment Items

While next-generation assessments have exposed content writers to new ways of asking students to demonstrate proficiency of standards, many are still unaware of the plethora of technology enhanced item (TEI) types available. It is important that curriculum and item...
4 Characteristics of Technology Enhanced Items

4 Characteristics of Technology Enhanced Items

Many 21st century classrooms are equipped with a variety of high-tech resources, from computers to iPads to SMART boards. Along with these new technologies come new methods of assessment. While much of the buzz about technology-enhanced items (TEIs) is focused around...
Using Technology to Teach a History Lesson

Using Technology to Teach a History Lesson

We all know that history class hasn’t always been a student favorite. With lengthy lectures and tedious textbook chapters on people and events that may be difficult to relate to, some students are sent barreling into the land of Anywhere But Here. Boring writing...