The Engineering Professional Education program (EPE) at Purdue University has been helping distance students complete engineering degrees for more than 60 years, going so far as to record lectures on VHS tapes and ship them to individual students across the country, or use dedicated satellites and telephone lines. With today’s online access, the use of […]
Educators are continuously looking for new ways to engage students. Virtual reality is a new and progressively sought-after way to help students ditch distractions and dive deeper into the content they’re studying.
School districts are increasingly moving to a 1:1 format for several reasons. Here are tips from the technology director at Ignacio School District.
The U.S. Department of Education has released its Higher Ed technology plan in order to help educators understand how technology can augment the historical aspects of education without losing tradition.
Make sure to avoid the pitfalls when you create an online course by learning from these eight mistakes, and learn about some tools for online course creation.
From dating apps and social experiences, to food delivery services and procuring transportation options, there is no question that smartphones have become intertwined in nearly all aspects of our lives. Mobile devices have provided convenience and access to virtually all we do, engaging users in content around the clock. When applied strategically to the learning […]
The other day I got on Facebook to catch up with some family and friends when all the sudden, I saw a picture I posted from 2009 with my then 1-year-old daughter from our trip to Hawaii. I looked a little less gray, with a little more hair, and I remember the stress I felt […]
In order for online learning to give students an effective online education, schools and colleges need to invest in lecture capture solutions. According to Joseph Cilli, the answer as to why schools are moving to online learning is obvious – students want it. Cilli, the director of distance learning at Florida International University (FIU), says […]
Try to imagine how well-developed education would look in your head. In an ideal situation, all students have tablets and use different apps and online learning tools to follow the lecture, take notes, find supportive information, and post questions that the professor will answer at the end of the class. Modern education is not far […]
TechDecisions spoke with George Dotterer, CEO and Co-Founder of NetRef, about what the company’s internet access and management solution can do for teachers, students and educational institutions. How and why was NetRef created? The idea for NetRef came about after hearing the challenges of incorporating devices in the classroom from friends and family of ours […]