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Tips on Teaching Classes Online

Tips on Teaching Classes Online

The following tips are excerpts  from Michelle Everson’s 10 Things I’ve Learned About Teaching Online article about teaching online. The full article is at http://www.elearnmag.org/subpage.cfm?section=best_practices&article=57-1 Teaching online is a lot of work. Students appreciate regular communication and timely feedback on their progress. Many great tools exist but aren’t always necessary. Assignments and activities take more time online. Students needRead more about Tips on Teaching Classes Online[…]

Feeling Generous? Donate Your First Generation iPad to a School in Need

Feeling Generous? Donate Your First Generation iPad to a School in Need

The iPad 2 became available for purchase last week, and managed to sell out before the weekend was over. The device–a slimmer, lighter iPad with updated features (such as front and back-facing cameras)–was met with overwhelming excitement and response by the public. Even owners of the first generation iPad wish to upgrade to v.2, whichRead more about Feeling Generous? Donate Your First Generation iPad to a School in Need[…]

Despite Booming eReader and eBook Sales, Many Students Still Prefer Traditional Textbooks

Despite Booming eReader and eBook Sales, Many Students Still Prefer Traditional Textbooks

Campus Technology reported last week that although the eReader market experienced a dramatic increase in sales during the last holiday season, the e-textbook market has yet to feel the boom. Companies specializing in e-textbooks, such as Inkling and CourseSmart, offer a fairly wide range of textbooks for a fraction of the price most university bookstoresRead more about Despite Booming eReader and eBook Sales, Many Students Still Prefer Traditional Textbooks[…]