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Category: Informal learning


Educational Forms, Informal learning, News

Thriving post-pandemic: What’s next for digital teaching and learning?

April 19, 2021

Via: Education Dive

Sharp changes in student behaviors, priorities and expectations in recent months have forced higher education institutions to think differently. If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that there is a tremendous opportunity to embrace new models and approaches in […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning, News

Making mental health checks during remote learning

April 19, 2021

Via: eSchool News

According to a 2019 survey from the Centers for Disease Control, approximately one in five youths reported they’d seriously considered attempting suicide within the last year, while one in six had actually made a suicide plan, and one in 11 […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

3 lessons from 1 year of remote learning

April 13, 2021

Via: eCampus News

As President Biden works to reopen schools safely, the reality is that the way we approach in-classroom instruction has fundamentally changed. With new COVID variants swirling, and the future structure of education in flux (think no more snow days), remote […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Attitudes About Homeschooling May Get Unexpected Boost From a Year of Remote Learning

March 30, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Remote instruction may have raised acceptance of school that happens at home. STEM courses in higher education need labs, but that doesn’t mean labs are being used online. And the pandemic year has taken a toll on U.S. education conferences—all […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

More Employers Are Awarding Credentials. Is A Parallel Higher Education System Emerging?

March 25, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

As the acceptance of new types of credentials grows, a number of employers have become learning providers in their own right, in a way that could shake up the broader higher education landscape. A growing number of companies have moved […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

The Definition Of Combination Learning

March 22, 2021

Via: TeachThought

Combination Learning is a new teaching and learning strategy for the 21st-century. The definition of Combination Learning is learning through the flexible combination of two or more learning components. This is a new learning strategy developed by TeachThought that responds […]


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education, Informal learning

Why Emergency Online Learning Got Low Grades From Many College Students

March 8, 2021

Via: Ed Surge

Nearly all of higher education moved online at the beginning of the pandemic. For longtime proponents of online education like myself, you might think it would be an accomplishment. Except that many students showed up resentful, taking digital courses only […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning, News

7 questions–and answers–about copyright during online learning

February 15, 2021

Via: eSchool News

Back in March, copyright was not top-of-mind for many people, as health and educational continuity took precedence. Many publishers waived copyright fees for use of materials in distance learning, made teaching resources freely available and aggregated useful content. Plenty of […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

SYKES Report Reveals College Student Perceptions of Their Pandemic Online Learning Experience

February 2, 2021

Via: eCampus News

A new survey report from Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated finds more than half (56%) of college students who switched from in-person to remote learning say their online instructors have been more supportive than they expected—and more than two-thirds (70%) say their […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

How science educators can use software in remote and hybrid classrooms

January 6, 2021

Via: eCampus News

Educators in science and engineering have traditionally relied on in-person experiments for teaching. Laboratory experiments introduce students to the real-life work of scientists and engineers, teach them concepts through trial and error, and show them how the theories they learn […]