Learning Technology

Infographic: Technology and the Transformation of Education

When you consider how the Internet has changed society in the last couple decades, you might first think of email, Facebook, or even Netflix. But what about education? New technology in classrooms and elsewhere is blurring the boundaries of digital and physical. Technology has become integral to the way people learn. The Online Learning Consortium …

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adult students, technology spell new normal for higher ed

More Adult Learners and Technology Spell a New Era for Higher Education

Quickly: what comes to mind when you think of a college student? As a culture, we have a tendency to lump college students neatly into one category: right out of high school, living on campus, engaging in hijinks whilst wearing togas… (Okay, that last part is just the result of watching too many 80s movies). …

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Texting and Teaching: Embracing Mobile Devices as Learning Tools

Mobile devices have revolutionized the way we interact and communicate in our personal lives, but have you considered how they have changed academic environments? The use of smart phones, tablet computers, and other small, hand-held, portable devices has increased dramatically in recent years, and a recent survey found that an increasing number of students attribute …

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Using Technology for More Efficient and Effective Paper Writing

Technological advancement has changed the writing process throughout the years. Just think about how different writing a paper on a modern computer is compared to writing a paper on an early generation computer, or a word processor, or a typewriter, or even by hand. We are lucky to live in an age of rapid innovation, …

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The distance between learner and teacher has never been closer than it is now

New Technology Takes the Distance Out of Distance Learning

The array of new tools cropping up for use in online and distance courses is dizzying. New learning technologies are buzzing around like busy little bees, pollenating the online learning landscape with nuances and, as some might consider them, nuisances. Despite some of the initial frustrations some instructors encounter with learning them, these new technologies …

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