EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY

Engaging Online Learners

| February 17, 2021

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Active learning is a pedagogical approach to support students in making connections and forming better
understanding. This approach is applied using strategies around how students interact with learning
materials

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The College Network

The College Network® is a global eLearning company dedicated to serving the needs of post-traditional learners through innovation in online learning. Since 1992, The College Network has offered educational solutions that help adult learners advance their education and training with college degrees and professional certificates from highly acclaimed universities. The College Network also provides full-scale online program development services and employee education solutions to a variety of forward-thinking universities and businesses.

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4 Tips on How to Convert Long-Form eLearning Courses to Micro Lessons

Article | June 3, 2021

With high hopes of addressing a problem that was getting in the way of everyday business, you invested time and money into creating an eLearning course. Sadly, it hasn’t made a difference. Completion rates are low, the original problem remains, and you now have a new problem: Your lengthy (but useful) course is a dud and is not having an impact. Seems tricky, but rest assured there is a quick fix on your issue. Contrary to long-form training, microlearning offers the same information but packages it into smaller segments. Most micro- lessons don’t exceed 15 minutes, which makes any assignment bearable. Due to time constraints, selected topics need to be focused, simple, and straightforward.

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Making remote learning effective and engaging with Microsoft Education resources

Article | June 3, 2021

In the weeks since the COVID-19 outbreak first hit China, our education customers in the region have done amazing things to keep students learning while they transition to learning remotely. From eLearning innovations to keeping students’ spirits high with photo and cooking challenges, teachers and students have shown extraordinary resilience during this difficult time. Now, as countries around the world take steps to contain the virus, many schools and universities globally are moving classes online. However, teaching and learning from home is a big change for most students and Educators. Without a physical classroom, how can you check that students are engaged and progressing? How do Educators and faculty stay connected?

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How Amie launched a new career in IT during COVID-19

Article | June 3, 2021

We’d like to introduce you to Amie Hanbury. In the story she shares below, Amie describes how COVID-19 caused her to reevaluate her career, and how learning on Coursera gave her both the confidence and the skills to pursue a new opportunity. With the support of her family, and driven by a desire to make a positive difference in the world, she overcame her self-doubts and landed a fulfilling new role in a new field.

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How to Bring Classroom Observations into the Digital Age

Article | June 3, 2021

Feedback is a crucial component of teacher professional development. Classroom observations are a standard approach for assessing and improving a teacher’s instructional and classroom-management skills. The observations, whether unannounced or scheduled, typically involve an administrator physically sitting in a classroom and taking notes about a teacher’s performance for later discussion. That process can take days and the administrator’s presence can be distracting. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

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The College Network

The College Network® is a global eLearning company dedicated to serving the needs of post-traditional learners through innovation in online learning. Since 1992, The College Network has offered educational solutions that help adult learners advance their education and training with college degrees and professional certificates from highly acclaimed universities. The College Network also provides full-scale online program development services and employee education solutions to a variety of forward-thinking universities and businesses.

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