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The 2016 UWB eLearning Summer Symposium: A Student Perspective

The 2016 UWB eLearning Summer Symposium: A Student Perspective

Technology and education have close ties with one another, however, I believe it can be safe to say that technology seems to be utilized more to entertain, rather than to educate. The combination of the two has opened many doors to innovative ways of teaching to the generation of college students that interact with theseRead more about The 2016 UWB eLearning Summer Symposium: A Student Perspective[…]

Most Parents Still Value College

Most Parents Still Value College

A very informative post was written recently by Sara Lipka for The Chronicle of Higher Education detailing statistical information about parents’ perceptions on the importance and value of a college education for their children, despite the rising and obvious financial costs. Originally written by the Wall Street Journal, the survey shows some positive and negative viewpoints parentsRead more about Most Parents Still Value College[…]

Research on Flipping Study Habits for Better Understanding

Research on Flipping Study Habits for Better Understanding

In a recent post written in the Computing Education Blog, two studies were presented discussing the benefits of changing, reversing, and/or flipping the classroom model in order to increase student comprehension. In these studies, data was collected on how well students understood concepts when they were tested on the materials before studying and how beneficial hands-onRead more about Research on Flipping Study Habits for Better Understanding[…]