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Engaging 21st Century Students through Educational Technologies

A huge generational shift has taken place with the “millennial generation” and beyond. Teachers from older generations must understand how to engage with these younger learners, especially with regard to using today’s educational technologies.

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The Online Training Platform: Inspiring Creativity Through Organization and Training

The increase of online course offerings and trainings throughout higher education is accompanied by a growth in online training platforms. The selections among learning management systems are plentiful and can be used to organize course material, multimedia elements in particular. How can we train faculty to effectively use these platforms while acclimating students to a new LMS as we also encourage creativity? A balance of these can be struck through in-depth trainings, continued support and development, and careful implementation of engaging materials within the online training platform. The end result is an engaging, organized course.


Online University Degrees: Gaining Respectability

Online university degrees were once seen as simply an alternative for those students who perhaps could not “make it” in a more traditional college or university setting. However, in today’s educational climate of choices, choices, and more choices, a more diverse student population is opting to earn their degrees in this manner.


Using Educational Technology to Provide Feedback

Many online educators look for ways to offer meaningful feedback to their students enrolled in a course hosted on a learning management system, and using educational technology is one way that they might accomplish that goal.


Technology in Schools: Discovering the Best Option for Your Institution

Technology in schools offers a plethora of options when deciding what to integrate into an institution’s technological repertoire. When making these decisions, administrators and faculty alike should keep certain institutional needs in mind, including student and faculty need, organizational culture, and level of technological support.


Different Types of Functions in e-learning Platforms

Many of us have heard of an e-learning platform, but what is this really and what is its true function? How does each type differ from another? With the fluctuations in course platforms and delivery in the online world, the vast choice of e-learning platforms can be daunting, but is better determined by what the school and instructor desire and the functionalities provided by each.