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eLearning Tool Review: Zoom Video Conferencing

Posted on: October 4th, 2016 by Wan Latartara

Zoom (zoom.us) is a web-based service for online meeting and video conferencing. It works on Windows, Mac, and mobile devices that run iOS and Android. Zoom is comparable to Skype and Google Hangouts but anyone can join a Zoom meeting without having an account. (more…)

Freshen Up Your Course with Memes

Posted on: April 4th, 2016 by Wan Latartara

Internet memes – you have seen them before on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. They communicate short, typically funny, messages with cultural reference and are extremely popular in social media. (more…)

eLearning in 2016 and Beyond: Technology as Indispensable Tools

Posted on: March 3rd, 2016 by Wan Latartara

There have been countless articles published on eLearning trends for 2016 since the end of last year. Industry experts pay attention to keywords such as gamification, personalization, social, mobile learning, augmented learning, and automation – many of which are extension from previous years. (more…)

5 Simple Course Design Tips

Posted on: February 16th, 2016 by parishwetabhatt

1. Be Human

We have all called customer service centers only to encounter a robotic voice guiding us through endless menu options. Eventually, we press a number to “talk to a representative” and must now listen to a marching band or a slew of ads (more…)

5 Tips for Teaching Terrifically Online by Deb Wenger

Posted on: November 24th, 2015 by Wan Latartara

Deb Wenger, Associate Professor of Journalism and 2014 Paragon Award recipient, shared insightful tips on online instruction in the October 2015 issue of eMantle (more…)

Think Like A Student

Posted on: November 4th, 2015 by rbstreet

By Robin Street

I once attended a writing workshop called Think Like A Fish. The speaker, a renowned writing coach, explained that her father was an excellent fisherman. When asked what his secret was, he replied, “I think like a fish.”

The point is that a writer should think about the person who will read the finished product. What will attract and keep the reader’s interest? (more…)