Is There Value in Creating/Developing Engaging “Mini Online Certifications” for Workforce Readiness so Working Adults Can “Up Skill” Quickly into a Job?

    Colleges and universities create mini-courses for certifications and credentials. Some have launched their own boot camps, including UCF, Rutgers and UPenn. Others have partnered with skills boot camps, such as the General Assembly and Lynn University partnership. These mini-courses spread across many subjects, including coding and business. These mini-courses enable workers to advance…

Personalized Learning through Adaptive Technology

By¬†Anne-Marie Fiore, Ed.D. Over the past few months, you may have heard some chatter about personalized learning through adaptive technology. Not surprising. The Brookings Institution referred to personalized learning as a major movement in education. Murray (2017) stated that colleges and universities are increasingly seeking ways to customize curriculum and learner outcomes via adaptive technology…

Virtual Learning Environment

Which Virtual Learning Environment Tools Should You Include in Your Online Courses to Help Students Learn on Their Own?

Virtual learning environments promote learning objectives across the internet. The latest software simulates classroom-based education and accommodates students who want to take control of their learning. Here are some virtual learning environment tools that help your students learn on their own. 1. Games Research shows that games improve retention and engagement. Students can play games…

Game Based Learning

Why You Should Use Game-Based Learning to Increase Student Success in the Online Learning Environment

Game-based learning (GBL) is the future of education. E-learning gamification revenue could reach $2,309 million in 2017 [1], and more games developers are creating educational games for multiple platforms. Research shows that games boost retention, increase engagement and promote academic success. If you are looking for new ways to teach your students, here’s why you…