UW Bothell | Learning Technologies

Ways to Help Nontraditional Students with Technology

Ways to Help Nontraditional Students with Technology

Image Source: Wikipedia   Nearly half of the students that are enrolled in a higher education intuitions are considered nontraditional. For a quarter of them, this means that they are over the age of 30, bit despite the large numbers, Forbes reports that the older students are completing their degrees at a lower rate. BeingRead more about Ways to Help Nontraditional Students with Technology[…]

Virtual Classrooms Expanding Higher Education’s Reach

Virtual Classrooms Expanding Higher Education’s Reach

Image Source: Commons Wikipedia For college students, taking virtual classes opens the door to opportunities of learning whenever and wherever they can. Online education has even helped create big innovations in collaboration at universities. Social interaction, however, has always been a concern. Many schools have used online tools to connect with experts around the world.Read more about Virtual Classrooms Expanding Higher Education’s Reach[…]

McGraw-Hill’s Improvement Could Change the Future of e-Learning

McGraw-Hill’s Improvement Could Change the Future of e-Learning

Image Source: flickr: Ed McGraw-Hill Education has been one of the largest publishers of textbooks and online homework sites in the world. They have books on about every subject and continue to make learning more accessible to the masses. In January, McGraw-Hill’s new online service went live. Connect 2 has multiple new features such asRead more about McGraw-Hill’s Improvement Could Change the Future of e-Learning[…]

Interactive Maps Help Students and Faculty Navigate Their University

Interactive Maps Help Students and Faculty Navigate Their University

When a college student receives their welcome college pack, the campus map is often a forgotten or confusing page. Now, with the help of technology, campus maps can make the change to the digital setting. At the University of Oregon, the interactive map on their website allows students and faculty an aerial view of theRead more about Interactive Maps Help Students and Faculty Navigate Their University[…]

Tales From the Front Lines of Adaptive Learning

Tales From the Front Lines of Adaptive Learning

Administrators and faculty members of Shoreline Community College and Northeastern University took part in a training program to implement adaptive learning in college courses. Adaptive learning technology is said to produce beneficial results, but it is still in its beta stages so a number of faculty members are struggling to incorporate it into their classes.Read more about Tales From the Front Lines of Adaptive Learning[…]