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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 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 United States shareRead 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 Department of Education class hour definition says that for every Carnegie unit of credit hour there should be a minimum of two hours of study. Is this scale still valid? Wouldn’t be more beneficial for student to shift emphasis from time to tasks? Lolita Paff, PhD, in her Faculty Focus article, Questioning the Two-HourRead more about […]

Duolingo Partners With Pearson to Make New Foreign Language Classes

Duolingo Partners With Pearson to Make New Foreign Language Classes

Image Source: Chips Articles Pearson and Duolingo have teamed up to create an experience that is intended to help college and university students learn foreign languages.  Through the use of gamification, personalized learning tools, and texts that can be accessed on iOS and Android devices, this new tool is a perfect way for students toRead more about Duolingo Partners With Pearson to Make New Foreign Language Classes[…]

E-Portfolios Help Prepare Students for their Future

E-Portfolios Help Prepare Students for their Future

Image Source: Flickr In a survey conducted by the Association of American Colleges and Universities found that only 23 percent of employers felt recent graduates were prepared to work.  It is important for students to be able to learn skills on how to communicate their career-readiness to future employers.  E-portfolios are an effective way toRead more about E-Portfolios Help Prepare Students for their Future[…]