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insightsmanoj

Best E- learning website- Insights Success  - 0 views

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    Online learning may not be a plea to everyone; however, the sheer number of online learning sites directs that there is at least a durable interest.
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    Online learning may not be a plea to everyone; however, the sheer number of online learning sites directs that there is at least a durable interest.
sallyjia

How to Connect a iPhone, Android & Windows phones to TV wirelessly? - 0 views

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    Connect a smartphone to TV is very easy with Prijector- A Wireless Presentation and Screen Mirroring Device. You can watch varied content and videos without worrying about compatibility. You can also browse the web and mirror iPhone, Android, Windows, BlackBerry & MAC devices to TV wirelessly.
knowledgefun4

Best Augmented Reality Apps & Products for kids education - 0 views

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    As Knowledge 4 Fun, our company develops & market augmented reality (AR) technology apps & products such as flash cards for education for children of all ages.
Victorious Kidss Educares Pune

Pune's best IB high school - 1 views

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    We have trained and intelligent faculty member's to provide best education for students. Victorious Kidss Educares is best IB school for primary, pre primary, high school students. We believe that 'Every Child Matters'. From wherever they may start, we guarantee success for every child. VKE has been evaluated by IB, as a model school. Visit us @ http://www.victoriouskidsseducares.org/middle-years-programme.html or contact us : +91 20 66355566, +91 90110 40000
DBA Technologies

BEST ORACLE DBA TRAINING - 0 views

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    DBAtechnologies.net is a best ORACLE DBA training institution with state of art facilities. DBAtechnologies is one of the leading ORACLE DBA training institution in hyderabad
Jack Hanpton

Excellent eLearning Software - 0 views

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    Create interactive elearning courses in just a few clicks using Knowledge Presenter. Knowledge Presenter is a brilliant tool specially developed to provide the ultimate elearning experience to the learner.
Jack Hanpton

Best eLearning solutions an effective way of delivering training - 0 views

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    Red Chip Solutions is an e-Learning service provider company offers eLearning development in India, mobile & game based learning, rapid authoring & other e Learning solutions for more details call us on - 020- 24261176
Jack Hanpton

KnowledgePresenter Online Ebook Management System - 0 views

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    Red Chip Solutions - An Ebook Management System ... Especially the feature to share your books online is an added advantage and setting up the knowledgepresenter
Ann Kenady

Strategies for teaching at a distance - 8 views

e-learning best practices tertiary education

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laura khoury

JOLT - Journal of Online Learning and Teaching - 4 views

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    "Whenever teachers are considering a tool/technique/strategy/approach (regardless of delivery mode), they would be best served to ask how that choice will impact student engagement, intellectual development, and personal connections"
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    I enjoyed this article which seems to focus on the fact that effective online learning/teaching should not be focused on the technology we use. I've been very pleased so far with the UW-Stout E-learning course and how this has been at the heart of all we are considering. That said, I'm loving learning about the tools as well as this is a new world for me.
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    The Journal of Online Learning and Teaching
E Nelson

US DOE Evaluation of Evidence-based Practices - 2 views

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    The article Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies is a study undertaken at the behest of the U.S, Department of Education to evaluate online learning practices through a meta-analysis of research. It is intended for policy-makers, administrators and educators to use to make research based decisions on online learning and teacher preparation at the K-12 level. The original plan was to have it completed by 2008, but there were so few rigorous studies available that they waited until 2010 to include more. In a search of the literature from 1994-2008, only 5 studies were found of sufficient rigor to measure effectiveness of online learning in K-12 students. The remaining 43 studies were for older learners, with most content being from the medical or health care field. The lead author, Dr. Barbara Means, directs the Center for Technology in Learning at SRI International, an independent nonprofit research organization. Her focus is on the relationship between technology, education systems, and student learning. Four research questions were addressed: * How does the effectiveness of online learning compare with that of face-to-face instruction? * Does supplementing face-to-face instruction with online instruction enhance learning? * What practices are associated with more effective online learning? * What conditions influence the effectiveness of online learning? The findings that were most interesting to me were: * Guiding questions provided to discussion groups influence the way students interact, but not the amount they learn. * Learning is enhanced when students can manipulate media or reflect. * Videos do not influence learning more than assigning homework, unless students can manipulate them. * Online quizzes do not influence learning more than homework. * Explicitly taught self-reflection, self-regulation and self
Rosanne Ragnacci

Implementing Best Practices in Online Learning (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE - 0 views

  • The primary motivation is a desire to increase service to students in a way consistent with their needs and the mission of the institution.
  • the involvement of key leaders in prioritizing where to focus online learning development activities was critical and highly correlated with perceived success in these institutions
  • Putting a full program online, when done correctly and focused on student learning, involves teamwork within the academic department and among several units of the institution
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  • a quality online learning experience still has much more to do with the faculty member teaching the course than anything else. It’s still the teaching, not the technology.
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    The study identifies causes for success or lack of success for higher education online programs
Judy Thompson

Best Practices for Teaching Online - 0 views

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    Resources and research on best practices for online teaching - a myriad of information
Erin Gray

Ten Best Practices for Teaching Online - 21 views

  • his is the tool that helps a widely dispersed group of students and faculty become a learning community.
  • We have learned to quantify what it means to "be present." The "best o
  • e" faculty -- according to students -- are faculty who show their presence multiple times a week, and at best daily. Setting clear expectations at the beginning of a course with course policies is very helpful, however and can reduce the need for daily presence if that is not your particular style. Setting regular times when you can meet in a virtual classroom, and thus be available -- almost in real time similar to office hours, can be invaluable.
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  • Set up small groups where students can assume responsibility for supportive mentoring of fellow students and summarizing key points of a class assignment.
  • Encourage use of a general open student forum for students to post and request help and assistance
  • Set up problem-solving forums
  • faculty identify the core concepts to be learned in a course -- the performance goals -- and then mentor learners through a set of increasingly complex and even customized projects applying these core concepts.
  • This best practice cannot be overemphasized
  • variety of activities and experiences
  • few hints for discussion postings
  • www.designingforlearning.info/services/writing/ecoach/index.htm.
  • Launch the class with a personal introduction posting
  • about week 3, ask for informal feedback on "How is the course going?" and "Do you have any suggestions?
  • Combine core concept learning with customized and personalized learning
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      This may be very subjective according to the type of course taught. Stricking the right balance between core content and personal learning makes r breaks a course.
  • Liberal use of a faculty's use of communication tools such as announcements, discussion board postings, and forums communicate to the students that the faculty member cares about who they are, cares about their questions and concerns, and is generally "present" to do the mentoring and challenging that teaching is all about.
  • A good strategy for developing a supportive online course community is to design a course with a balanced set of dialogues. This means designing a course so that the three dialogues of faculty to student, student to student and student to resource are about equal. In most online courses, the dialogue of faculty to student is provided with (1) mini-lectures in text or video or audio podcasts, (2) weekly coaching and reminder announcements and (3) explanations/interactions with the students.
  • Include on your course site a set of expectations for how students communicate and dialogue online and how they communicate with you.
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    Ten practices that contribute to an effective, efficient and satisfying teaching and learning experience for both faculty and students.
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    Reference Guide
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    This is an excellent resource for someone setting up an online course or working to make a current course even better. It provides in depth discussions of the ten best practices of online teaching, also offering additional links to other sources.
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    I'm starting to be able to relate to this, and this seems like a very nice summary of Best Practices. Thanks
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    Extremely informative and to the point! The links to the other sources are also very helpful.
John Lyle

Implementing Best Practices in Online Learning (EDUCAUSE Quarterly) | EDUCAUSE CONNECT - 0 views

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    A study from 2005 on common denominators for success in online learning.
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