Blended Learning Visually Explained for Teachers

Blended Learning is one of the major learning concepts that came about as a direct result of the impact of technology integration in education.In blended learning students and teachers get to experiment with a multimodal teaching method in which the digital and virtual learning is blended with the face-to-face one. However, one of the misconceptions […]

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Teacher Created Transmedia Experiences

When creating transmedia experiences of their own, teachers should think about the platforms available to their students as well as which platform would best suit the narrative extension. The platform should never determine the direction the story development takes. Many free digital storytelling resources lend themselves directly to supporting a transmedia experience in the classroom. […]

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How Visuals Help Us Learn

…we thought it might be useful to take a look at why visuals are useful as classroom tools, and some do-s and don’t-s of using visuals. Enter the handy infographic below. While this particular visual isn’t necessarily geared towards teachers, the concepts can be applied easily both in the classroom and in the professional development arena (and […]

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What Makes an Online Instructional Video Compelling? EDUCAUSE Review Excerpts

Video has supported education for many years, and instructional videos are often a key component in online courses. Video has the ability to convey material through auditory and visual channels, creating a multi-sensory learning environment. Yet much remains unknown as to what makes compelling instructional video, especially in the online environment. What characteristics do students […]

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