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Useful Presentation Resources for Faculty and Students

Useful Presentation Resources for Faculty and Students

Over the last year I have been asked to do a few short “How to make/deliver a presentation” presentations for some nursing classes. Originally, the request was for some Pecha Kucha sort of presentations, but the last two have been for more traditional length presentations. Maybe 10 minutes? Not sure, but I was given 15Read more about Useful Presentation Resources for Faculty and Students[…]

Digital Learning Technology in Higher Education

Digital Learning Technology in Higher Education

Image Source: Pixabay Digital learning technology (DLT) is an umbrella term that covers a wide range of technologies or devices that “facilitates teaching and learning, from digital course materials and e-textbooks, to lecture recordings and learning management systems” (Kelly).  According to the Digital Study Trends Survey by McGraw-Hill Education, over 1,000 college students across the UnitedRead more about Digital Learning Technology in Higher Education[…]

Cyberlearning Research Study

Cyberlearning Research Study

Image Source: Pixabay Cyberlearning, a relatively new field of research, focuses on teaching methods that prepare learners of all ages to function in innovative technological environments. In a recent report, researchers of the Center for Innovative Research in Cyberlearning explore major trends in the field of educational technology to help educators and students understand or predict whereRead more about Cyberlearning Research Study[…]

The Hemingway App: An Essential Guide for Better Writing

The Hemingway App: An Essential Guide for Better Writing

Image Source: Pixabay StudySoup, a research group, conducted a study on the writing skills of 20 different universities across the United States and discovered that more than half of the college students were writing below a 12th grade level. Their experiment concluded that the decrease in writing skill had a strong correlation to the increaseRead more about The Hemingway App: An Essential Guide for Better Writing[…]

Five Useful Mobile Apps for College Students

Five Useful Mobile Apps for College Students

Image Source: Pixabay Mobile web applications like Facebook and Twitter conveniently bring the values of real-time news and social interaction defined through global, personal, and professional scopes; suggesting how mobile technology illustrates a constructive network that links one user to many. In context to higher education, a 2016 Nielsen study indicated “98 percent of peopleRead more about Five Useful Mobile Apps for College Students[…]