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8 Principles Of Gamified Learning

As our society continues to evolve in response to the rapid changes brought on by universally accessible mass technology, the act of teaching (and the experience of learning) has been under significant pressure to adapt. Since the turn of the century, several approaches have been offered by scholars and practitioners to answer this challenge. One […]

Gamification in Education: 4 Ways To Bring Games To Your Classroom

What is gamification? Gamification is the use of game design and mechanics to enhance non-game contexts by increasing participation, engagement, loyalty and competition. These methods can include points, leaderboards, direct competitions, and stickers or badges, and can be found in industries as varied as personal healthcare, retail—and, of course, education. We’ve seen gamification already in […]

3 Ways to Help Learners Find Time to Take Your Course

Help your learners make it across the finish line by following these tips Spend any time looking online for resources about online courses and time management, and you’ll probably find plenty of articles aimed at students full of study tips to help them get through a program. However, there’s a big problem with this: these […]

Educational Benefits Of Social Networking Sites

Today, technology provides a lot of opportunities for education that can be accessed by everyone around the globe. The educational field has completely transformed ever since the Internet and technology are included in the equation. Due to the growth in social networking websites, educators are looking for their potential for use in education, having the […]

5 Benefits of Micro Courses

Micro-content offers new possibilities for learner engagement We’ve discussed ways that microlearning can help educators shift their thinking about online content delivery. Microlearning is a broad concept, but one of the most popular forms of microlearning involves the idea of micro-content—mini-courses that learners can take independently from a larger course. Microcontent can be marketed in […]

How to Use Micro-Learning in Your Course

What is microlearning, and how can you use it to your advantage? If you’re like most online educators, you probably tend to think of course creating in terms of subject matter rather than the delivery method. You start with the idea of the course you want to teach, write a lesson plan, and begin organizing […]

How Millennials Connect To Mobile Learning

Mobile Learning Provides A Prime Opportunity To Connect With Millennial Audiences It’s been several years now since mobile online activity surpassed that of desktop usage. Since smartphones first came on the market, they have slowly expanded to fill an ever-larger place in the day-to-day lives of users around the world. While every age range uses […]

Tips for Writing Smarter E-Learning Quizzes

Better E-Learning Quizzes Result in Better Knowledge Retention E-learning, whether in a school environment or in the workplace, allows students and employees to take courses on their own time, at their own pace. Remote courses also give students ample time to review the material and ensure that they fully understand each module before moving on […]

Micro-Content Offers New Possibilities For Learner Engagement

We’ve discussed ways that microlearning can help educators shift their thinking about online content delivery. Microlearning is a broad concept, but one of the most popular forms of microlearning involves the idea of micro-content—mini-courses that learners can take independently from a larger course. Microcontent can be marketed in a variety of ways. It can be a […]

Top Six of Twenty or More High Paying Blue Collar Jobs From 2018

JOB NO. 1: ELEVATOR INSTALLERS AND REPAIRERS JOB DESCRIPTION: Assemble, install, repair, or maintain electric or hydraulic freight or passenger elevators, escalators, or dumbwaiters. Average Annual Salary/Average Hourly Salary:  $79,780/$38.36 Entry-Level Education: High School Diploma/GED On-the-Job Training:  Apprenticeship Job Outlook 2018 – 2028:  10% (Faster than average) JOB NO. 2: Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, […]