Tag: online instruction

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Redesigning education for post-pandemic success

January 5, 2022

Via: eSchool News

COVID-19 arguably produced the biggest shift in education since the invention of the printing press. Nearly overnight, teaching and learning moved from classrooms to online environments. School systems invested thousands of dollars in Chromebooks, Wi-Fi hotspots, and other technologies. Educators […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

What will higher ed’s “new normal” be after COVID?

December 27, 2021

Via: eCampus News

The past year of navigating the pandemic has accelerated many educational trends that had already been gaining speed. One of the trends most important for the future is blended learning. Blended learning combines face-to-face teaching and online instruction. It’s supported […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

The Covid-19 Pandemic Is a Lousy Natural Experiment for Studying the Effects of Online Learning

July 13, 2021

Via: Education Next

The Covid-19 pandemic that prompted a nationwide shutdown of schools and a shift to online instruction in spring 2020 also prompted a wave of articles calling this instructional change a “natural experiment” that could be used to study the effects […]

Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Virtual learning will become more permanent post-COVID

June 9, 2021

Via: eSchool News

About two in 10 U.S. school districts have already adopted, plan to adopt or are considering adopting virtual learning after the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a RAND Corporation study published earlier this year. The survey of district […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

U of Maryland Temporarily Goes Online

February 22, 2021

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The University of Maryland at College Park transitioned all classes to online instruction on Saturday and asked students living on campus to sequester in place. The restrictions will last for at least one week. The restrictions are a response to […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Is face-to-face learning always better than online learning?

December 24, 2020

Via: eCampus News

Much of the recent argument raging about reopening schools rests on the quality of online instruction. That’s understandable. However, there’s much about online instruction that remains misunderstood. It’s time to change that… In my 50-year teaching career, I had the […]