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5 Visual Design Strategies that Promote Student Retention
July 29, 2013 – 11:53 am | Comments Off on 5 Visual Design Strategies that Promote Student Retention

Maintaining student retention can be challenging, and no one factor determines whether students complete or leave an online program. Even when identifiable, these factors might be beyond your control.
As an online instructor, your best bet …

Cleveland State University: Taking Mobile Learning to the Nth Degree
July 1, 2013 – 2:46 pm | Comments Off on Cleveland State University: Taking Mobile Learning to the Nth Degree

Classical education requires a local, physically-stationed classroom; distance education allows for asynchronous correspondence across different locales; early eLearning makes virtual communication increasingly instantaneous.
Now, new innovations in mobile learning (mLeaning) put eLearning to flight, making the …

Rethinking Your Online Classroom with Connectivism
May 24, 2013 – 11:59 am | 3 Comments

One of the greatest challenges we face in today’s rapidly changing, tech-saturated educational landscape is the decrease of physical classrooms based on traditional notions of localized, embodied community. Emerging online classrooms mirror digital, distributed modes …