In my time at Georgia Tech, online learning has been a prevalent force from day one of classes. In my freshman year I was introduced to MyMathLab, a website by Pearson Higher Education that provided a platform that was my textbook, homework, and practice quizzes all rolled into one. Over the course of my two
Multiple choice, true or false response, matching, and completion type questions seem to be the norm in online class assignments. While traditional is great, are there different ways online students can express themselves in assignments, and express that they are learning the material? What about online journal assignments? The Inside Online Learning Blog hosts weekly
Hey friends, Director of Partner Relations Jeff here. I’m just coming off a long road trip through the great state of Texas; the last leg of which was the Emerging Technology for Online Education (ET4O) conference by the wonderful people of the Online Learning Consortium (formerly Sloan Consortium). I’ve written a few of these “conference
Similar to a marathon, a participating runner wouldn’t embark on a 26 mile journey without some sort of preparation (well, hopefully not). The same follows for students, or in this case, an “online learner”. Pre-learning activities help prepare students for the details of the lesson, getting them connected and motivated. So why is student preparation necessary?
Want to become an online instructor? This qualitative research study from online faculty members produced insight on online faculty burnout and strategies to identify the teaching strategies, attributes, and job satisfaction of online faculty. In a nutshell, the research identified traits those looking to teach online or transition into online teaching. What attributes do