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Leveraging Social Media to Improve Student Collaboration

Leveraging Social Media to Improve Student Collaboration

Image Source: Pixabay The continual growth of social media—as a form of classroom technology—has brought new avenues and environments for students to communicate and collaborate with one another. More importantly, these environments shape the ways students portray their willingness and openness to work with others specifically in online learning environments. As such, educators across theRead more about Leveraging Social Media to Improve Student Collaboration[…]

Save the Date… 2nd Annual Global Accessibility Awareness Week, May 14-18

Save the Date… 2nd Annual Global Accessibility Awareness Week, May 14-18

Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) is almost here. The UDAL Core Team at UW Bothell is hosting the 2nd annual celebration to spread awareness about this diversity topic. We will have workshops and presentations to educate our campus on accessibility awareness on Tuesday, May 15, Wednesday, May 16 and Friday, May 18. There will also beRead more about Save the Date… 2nd Annual Global Accessibility Awareness Week, May 14-18[…]

Expanding Education Through Microcredentials

Expanding Education Through Microcredentials

Image Source: Pixabay As educators aim to prepare today’s learners for tomorrow’s workforce needs, many are also working and looking to provide learners with more opportunities to accreditation. In fact, an increasing number of universities are expanding access to accreditation by offering their students online programs as an opportunity to learn new skills and gainRead more about Expanding Education Through Microcredentials[…]

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[…]