Online Learning

Strategies for Increasing Student Motivation

Online learning has expanded due to the quarantine imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Online learning offers a new world of opportunities to those who want to learn something new, gain a credential, or finish that degree program. However, some online programs have demonstrated low completion rates, with as many as 95 percent leaving in the…

Collaboration and Engagement

Chatting it Up: Supporting Students Near and Far at Their Point of Need

When it comes to eLearning Solutions, the students who use eLearning to further their education still need support throughout their educational career. This means that students need access to the colleges they study with online, at all points along their educational path. Today, communication is paramount. Providing students with clear, effective modes of communication with…

Technology

What Is the Impact of Technology on Traditional Higher Education?

If you work in higher education or a related field you’ve almost certainly witnessed the impact of technology. In fact, technology has played a specific role in shifting learning models from instructor-focused to student-focused approaches. Several specific areas of technology are changing how students at the university level learn and interact both on and off…

Digital Learning Tools

Digital Storytelling: Tell the Same Stories in New Ways with These 5 Digital Learning Tools

Educators aren’t just teachers and mentors. They are also storytellers — professionals who communicate ideas and open up new worlds, just like classic fiction authors. From small seminar rooms to large lecture halls, educators weave storybook narratives into their programs. They elicit emotion. They invoke passion. They change the lives of their students. Now, with…

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…