3 Mega Trends in Higher Education

| July 1, 2019

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New expectations have encouraged universities and education providers like Khan Academy and Coursera to invest in technology to provide learning like the MOOC (Massive Open Online Courses) that is available on demand, can be customized and adapted to the pace of the learner thus providing greater value for money to the students and creating new revenue streams for the providers.

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Why an LMS is a great tool for an EFL flipped classroom

Article | February 25, 2020

Flipped classrooms have been here for a while and a considerable amount of research shows that this pedagogical method can be used for a wide range of subjects (from biology to computer science), with K12 and university students. An LMS can make a smooth transition towards the flipped classroom model and will empower students to form their own ideas and methods of language learning. It can successfully turn a language class into a personal learning experience.

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Review: The Samsung Flip 2 Makes Classroom Collaboration Easy

Article | March 30, 2020

The Flip 2 interactive display, the latest addition to Samsung’s Flip displays, combines the best features of paper flip charts without their inherent drawbacks. The display supports collaboration by allowing students and teachers to sync their personal devices with the Flip 2 for real-time content sharing and control. Can your paper flip chart do that? With the Flip 2, teachers can creatively engage students in lessons. Up to four people can simultaneously write on the screen. Drawings can be easily erased with a finger or swipe of the palm.

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International Students Face Challenges Studying Abroad Amid COVID-19

Article | August 24, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is presenting unique challenges for colleges and universities, and finding ways for international students to return to school amid travel bans or other pandemic-related restrictions will be one of the most complex. Many international students finished the previous semester via remote connection after colleges and universities encouraged students to return home in March, but doing so hasn’t been simple. Students living in alternate time zones from their professors are forced to stay awake all night to complete online seminars, and some are contending with a poor internet connection as well as social isolation. There will be additional challenges for students abroad who hope to return to school in the fall, from travel restrictions to securing visas with closed consulate offices.

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Getting Your School Board on Board for Educational Tech

Article | March 23, 2020

School boards play a critical role when it comes to implementing new initiatives such as educational technology programs and deployments. They typically hold the purse strings for K–12 school districts and are responsible for making sure funds are allocated in a way that best meets district needs and learning objectives. But getting school boards to approve funding for new tech isn’t so easy. Administrators and IT leaders must keep in mind that school boards are balancing budgets and technology requests but may not be experts in the technologies presented to them.

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