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eLearning Engagement with Nontraditional Students

eLearning Engagement with Nontraditional Students

Image Source: Pixabay With college enrollment declining over the past five years, many higher education institutions are constantly seeking small-scale solutions to create better learning opportunities and improve student retention. In a recent article published on EdTech, colleges and universities share their efforts to connect with nontraditional college students; students described as “25 and older,Read more about eLearning Engagement with Nontraditional Students[…]

Digital Diplomas with Blockchain Technology

Digital Diplomas with Blockchain Technology

Image Source: Pixabay Thanks to blockchain technology, students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will soon be able to share the credentials of their transcript with future employers, campuses, and/or anyone else they want with 100% legitimacy. In addition to earning a traditional, paper diploma or certificate, students of MIT will also be granted aRead more about Digital Diplomas with Blockchain Technology[…]

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 survey that studied the writing skills of college students across 20 different universities. The survey suggested that more than half of these students were writing below a 12th grade level. Researchers believe that these lower writing skills have a strong correlation between the increase of engagementRead more about The Hemingway App: An Essential Guide for Better Writing[…]

Feedback Studio by Turnitin

Feedback Studio by Turnitin

The infamous anti-plagiarism website has added a new feature! Turnitin Feedback Studio is a product that will emphasize feedback, easy use and accessibility. Renamed “FeedBack Studio”, this new function’s main point is to help instructors provide authentic feedback to improve their student’s writing.  It does this by giving instructors a single place to quickly provideRead more about Feedback Studio by Turnitin[…]

On the Clouds!

On the Clouds!

Colleges and universities are finding that the cloud is an ideal environment for serving modern technology to modern day students. Using the cloud students will have easy access to course material at their fingertips to help them succeed in higher education. The cloud gives students more ways to learn such as providing 24/7 course resourcesRead more about On the Clouds![…]