ASSESS AND IMPROVE DIGITAL LEARNING

| February 13, 2020

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Digital learning may be the latest and greatest trend in education. It has allowed for creative instructional practices, like flipped classrooms and individualized instruction. Many teachers report that their students are more engaged than ever. But do you know if digital learning is useful in helping your students learn? How can you tell? You assess it, and that should be easy. Schools are in the business of assessment. They routinely evaluate teacher efficacy and student learning, so assessing the quality and impact of digital learning should be easy. Are your digital learning assessment practices up to par? If not, what can you do to correct them? The simple act of observation can tell you a lot about the effectiveness of digital learning in your classroom.

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The gap between theory and experience can be bridged by technology. Bell Immersive Technology Solutions are designed to provide interactive multi-sensory learning solutions that engage the user and transform knowledge into experience. Bell Immersive is the technology arm of UK based Bell Energy Services Ltd., a global consultancy organisation providing services in engineering, infrastructure, and software solutions. Established in early 2000 as part of Bell Energy, the company worked with major international oil and gas companies, governments and the private sector in providing specialized technical trainings.

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