What do New York Times best-sellers and successful online learning courses have in common? A lot, actually. Although modern education is rapidly moving away from traditional textbooks and learning..
In an ideal world, students would step into the classroom with laser-like focus, absorbing hours of information without pause. Take a peek into a college lecture hall and you’ll get a much more..
Wouldn’t it be nice if a framework existed to help publishers design learning material that actually works? Great news: There is! Back in the early 50s, a committee of educators devised a set of..
"I hear and I forget; I see and I remember; I do and I understand." An ancient proverb dating back to Confucius-era China, this one is well-known and frequently used throughout the educational..
Textbooks are more expensive than ever. Unfortunately, so is tuition and cost of living, and many students simply can’t keep up. Countless students are opting for used textbooks, textbook rental..
When is the last time you’ve been to a college campus? Whether you’re a student, an educator, or a publisher, look around the next time you step on school grounds. The diversity of students has..
If you have the right highlighting skills, then you have a gift. Highlighting draws attention to important information in a bunch of text. It is an effective way to pick out critical parts and review..
Colleges and universities all over the US are participating in programs that give their students access to open educational resources (OER) in the form of free or very low-cost course materials and..
Tap-and-place or drag-and-drop questions make your learning more interactive. Try it on your next elearning course and see the difference. This format is quite effective in making your learners stop..
Innovative technology brings new opportunities. Since its birth, digital learning has been primarily geared towards and available to students in higher education. As technology has progressed,..
What is blended learning? Blended learning uses two or more training methods combined together to achieve the desired learning outcomes. An example would be a mix of traditional classroom training..
Before we jump into how cool digital assessments are, let’s understand why it is important to assess the learner as well as the learning. The learner needs to be assessed to ensure that they have..
What is Instructional Design Instructional design is the practice of making learning more effective, interesting and challenging for the learner. The pedagogical engineer has to study, design, and..
More and more courseware is being created at the college level with the number of students taking online classes soaring. Data collected in 2015 showed that more than six million students took at..
With more and more college courses being offered entirely online, education is finally proceeding into the future. For centuries, education was always presented the same way in college: An instructor..
There was a time, not very long ago, that in order to read a book, you had to have it in your hand. The whole thing; paper and ink, binding and cover and everything that makes books physical and..