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Adapting Microlearning to Social Media

Adapting Microlearning to Social Media

Image Source: Pixabay Educause Review shares an interesting case study on the practice of microlearning in contemporary social media. In the 2017 article, “Learning in Bursts: Microlearning with Social Media,” authors Stephanie Trowbridge, Clair Waterbury, and Lindsey Sudbury examine the potential benefits of social microlearning in the classroom: A significant part of what makes microlearningRead more about Adapting Microlearning to Social Media[…]

Effective Uses of Video in Higher Education

Effective Uses of Video in Higher Education

Image Source: Pixabay Learning Management Systems (LMS) are evolving to support a wide variety of eLearning tools that make teaching and learning easier for the students, faculty and staff of higher education. Combined with an effective content strategy, LMS can offer desirable eLearning content that improves student engagement and the online classroom experience. By theRead more about Effective Uses of Video in Higher Education[…]

eLearning Engagement with Nontraditional Students

eLearning Engagement with Nontraditional Students

Image Source: Pixabay With college enrollment declining over the past five years, many higher education institutions are constantly seeking small-scale solutions to create better learning opportunities and improve student retention. In a recent article published on EdTech, colleges and universities share their efforts to connect with nontraditional college students; students described as “25 and older,Read more about eLearning Engagement with Nontraditional Students[…]

STEM Growth Amidst Overall Decline in College Enrollment

STEM Growth Amidst Overall Decline in College Enrollment

Image Source: Pixabay Across the nation many higher education campuses have seen a decline in new enrollment. According to a the bi-annual report published by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center, the number of students enrolled in higher education has decreased to 18.8 million this fall, from 20.6 million just six years ago. Surprisingly, despiteRead more about STEM Growth Amidst Overall Decline in College Enrollment[…]