Top universities are launching massive open online courses at a rapid rate. Massive open online courses continue to grow in popularity. MOOCs are no longer just cheap and free, they are changing higher ed catalogs. Why? MOOCs give the following benefits.
The Association of Public and Land Grant University survey tells us COVID changed everything and nothing at all for Higher Ed. Government funding topped the survey as the biggest challenge institutions face. Likewise, below are the reasons why this remains one of the biggest challenges faced by public higher education.
Institutes of Higher Education deserve credit for their pivot to remote learning. Colleges hurdled over obstacles to offer quality instruction to students. Yet, these efforts are not appreciated by students. Besides that, new challenges take place when a school offers remote learning. Below are the five most common challenges colleges face.
Why Immersive Video-based Learning Is More Important than Ever for Universities During This Pandemic
Immersive video-based learning lets colleges teach in spite of pandemic constraints. This instructional method lets instructors switch from face-to-face instruction to remote learning without missing days. Everyone on campus knows their health is the top priority.
Why can’t the subject matter expert just write the course? Why would anyone hire a course author?
Course authors bring valuable skills to a project. Besides that, course experts identify what is the correct delivery method for the audience. This skill alone could pay back those who hire a course author. Yet, the difference between SMEs and course authors gets overshadowed by the budget.
The pandemic created a global demand for K-12 districts to offer safe ways to teach and learn. Savvy K-12 districts turned to expert providers to create strong virtual learning programs. Still, even with a few months under their belts, districts are struggling to keep up the momentum. Here are five tips publishers can do to help districts keep virtual learning as a long term strategy.
Some institutions are launching online programs without a clear grasp on how this step impacts education. Furthermore, publishers should be aware of three main challenges schools are facing.
Publishers know posting F2F materials in the LMS does not make effective online learning. Teachers need time and skill to create strong online learning. Administrators spent the fall distinguishing remote and online learning. Publishers need to be on the lookout for chances to explain.
In the well-known fairytale “Cinderella,” a poor girl is visited by her fairy godmother. This girl was not given a choice of fairy godmother, nor did she have a chance to ask for references. In fact, the girl had never spoken to her fairy godmother before that moment....
Designing new curriculum is not quite like the adage, “A journey of a thousand steps begins with the first.” Sure, the curriculum designing process has many steps. But at the beginning of designing a new curriculum, the last step is the focus: Measuring its success....
Realize these gains by moving to a blended learning approach Blended learning is a mix of face-to-face instruction and online learning. Often modular in design, blended learning uses a range of learning items from video to online courses. One key advantage of moving...
Mobile learning is more than a trend, it’s primed to grow. Don’t fret: your investment in eLearning is about to pay off. mLearning is a natural extension of eLearning. Here is why mobile learning primed to take off.