Tag Archives: Online

Effective Online Teaching: Foundations and Strategies for Student Success

Effective Online Teaching is an essential resource that offers a clear understanding of how cognition and learning theory applies to online learning. This much-needed resource provides specific strategies for incorporating this knowledge into effective learner-centered teaching that gets results. The book includes strategies on motivation, tailored instruction, interaction, collaboration, monitoring and communication, time and information […]

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Minds Online: Teaching Effectively with Technology

For the Internet generation, educational technology designed with the brain in mind offers a natural pathway to the pleasures and rewards of deep learning. Drawing on neuroscience and cognitive psychology, Michelle Miller shows how attention, memory, critical thinking, and analytical reasoning can be enhanced through technology-aided approaches. Product Features Minds Online Teaching Effectively with Technology […]

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Director, Educational Technology and Online Initiatives

full-time position with Academic Affairs; 37.5 hours per week; Monday –Friday The Johns Hopkins School of Nursing is seeking a Director of Online Initiatives and Educational Technology to oversee the development of online strategy and execution. The Director, reporting to the Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning, will lead initiatives designed to position JHSON as […]

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A Handy Visual on How to Cite Online Sources in MLA Style

February 5, 2017We are revisiting this visual we shared a couple of years ago on how to cite online sources in MLA style. As is indicated in the poster, the guidelines provided are based on Marilyn Heath’s book ” MLA Made Easy: Citation Basics for Beginners” ( Chapter five: Citing Information from Online Sources, pp: 29-32) […]

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Why I Dislike Educational Technology, But Love Online Learning

How can one dislike educational technology but also love online learning? Simple. Technology has – at least until now – been more of a force for ill than for good in higher education.  Our edtech tribe has consistently over-promised and under-delivered on the potential and benefits of technology.  We have done too little to put […]

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6 Great Websites That Offer Free Online Courses

November  4, 2016One of the best advantages of the Internet and web technologies is that they have levelled the educational playground making education and learning accessible to anyone anywhere in the world with a computer and Internet connection. Whether you want to pick up a foreign language or learn the basics of a craft from […]

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Three Excellent Places to Find Free Online Courses

Today we are sharing with you three excellent websites that will help you find the best free online classes or MOOCs from top trending universities. You can lay back in your coach, search for the courses that interest you and sign up  to embark on a new exciting  learning journey.1- Coursera “Coursera provides universal access to […]

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Online book comparison – the shortest path to affordable books!

Skeptics believed that the advance of the Internet technology would reduce people’s interest in books. On the contrary. This amazing resource has offered us enhanced access to the volumes we are interested in, with online book comparison services and lowest prices guaranteed. Today, if you want to find a book you spend some time and […]

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A Handy Visual Featuring 6 Essential Skills for Doing Online Research

June 26, 2016Digital search literacy is one of the key literacies for the 21st century students. Knowing how to conduct effective online searches and being able to easily locate, assess and evaluate online information is an essential asset for today’s learners. Digital search literacy is not only about knowing how to operate a search engine […]

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Teach Students about Online Safety with These Excellent Video Tutorials from Google

April 27, 2016The web provides limitless opportunities for learning, creating, sharing, and exploring the depths of human knowledge. But it is also an unsafe arena where one needs to be equipped with the needed tools and know-how to better stay safe and browse the net securely. As parents and teachers, we need to teach our […]

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Good Free Online Courses to Help You Better Integrate Technology in Your Teaching

April 25, 2016Udemy is one of the best platforms where you can access a plethora of online courses. There are actually over 40.000 courses covering different subjects from programming and media to communication and photography.’Courses are offered in more than 80 languages and range from free and short tutorials, to complete master courses’. Use the […]

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3 Powerful Online Dictionaries to Enhance Students Reading Comprehension

March 4, 2016Most web browsers now come with integrated dictionaries which allow you to simply highlight a given term and right click on it to view its definition. However, when it comes to language learning and reading comprehension, students might need to have access to third party dictionaries that provide more details in terms of […]

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Battle of the Traffic Schools: Traditional versus Online

The cost of driving increases every year, and drivers are often willing to do whatever it takes to keep their costs down. That means going to traffic school if they commit a traffic violation. Traffic school saves drivers from having points added to their driving records, a necessary step to ensuring that already hefty insurance […]

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A New Free Online Collage Maker Tool for Teachers

October 4, 2015FotoJet is a free online collage maker that helps us  create beautiful collages, posters, social media works, photo cards, and more without the hassles of downloading and registering. It has a very clean and straightforward interface. Using it is as easy as moving and dragging your mouse. FotoJet offers some professionally designed templates. […]

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