UW Bothell | Learning Technologies

Online Education for Refugees

Online Education for Refugees

Photo: https://challenges.openideo.com/challenge/healthy-lives/research/10-most-trusworthy-sites-each-student-should-know If refugees want to enter higher education, they often need to submit some kind of documentation like passports and previous education records. This could be a problem to refugees because they may not have the required records or money to pay for tuition. Some online universities have been reaching out to student refugees thatRead more about Online Education for Refugees[…]

UW Flex – Online Learning for Students

UW Flex – Online Learning for Students

Photo: https://onlinelearninginsights.wordpress.com/2012/02/13/is-there-a-future-for-e-textbooks-in-online-courses/ D2L is the creator of Brightspace, an online teaching and learning platform that’s easy to use. The Brightspace Community has created a new program that will help students get started with online learning. The new Competency-Based Education (CBE) offers courses you can take with a partner to support you at every step. The programRead more about UW Flex – Online Learning for Students[…]

How Student Video Presentations Can Build Community in an Online Course

How Student Video Presentations Can Build Community in an Online Course

Robert Talbert, a STEM professor at Grand Valley State University, decided to integrate online student presentations into his online Calculus I class. He mentioned that teaching an online course came with a few challenges including setting up student presentations when the class never actually met face-to-face. Talbert would give students one week to prepare forRead more about How Student Video Presentations Can Build Community in an Online Course[…]