[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] How can Internet help students who do not have access to vast libraries? Most of the time when the word studying comes up, many students believe that they will have to be buried deep within books. However, with the advancement in information technology, this notion now does not hold true. There are… Continue reading Three web based resources to help you study
You are probably aware that the role of technology and its use in the current and in the future education system in linked and will be more interconnected in future. In the 21-st century, an increasing number of teachers are using different classroom technologies like smart boards, tablet computers, smartphones, projectors, digital videos, and games… Continue reading Why using technology in education?
[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, a not-for-profit online education provider, shares his thoughts on what the educational landscape will look like in 50 years. By 2060, he predicts three major shifts in education: a change to the classroom model, a change to the credential model and a change in the role of… Continue reading Khan: Education in 2060
Education and knowledge are simply what they are. Either you know it or you don’t and in real life, where you acquire knowledge often doesn’t matter so long as you get the job done. There has been a drastic change in the pattern of education over the last few decades. Moreover, after the prolific use of… Continue reading 10 Great websites for educational resources and notes
[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] The new disruptions from online learning platforms, got the universities “taken by surprise” thanks to Coursera and edX. The problem of the students’ debt and increasing costs are no longer a big issue, trending to become a thing of the past (years will pass until this issues is really no longer an… Continue reading Top 7 education technology topics in 2013
Selecting online courses or college is getting more popular in our days. The procedure of enrolling at one of these courses is simple and straight forward.
Students are requested to apply to one of the college’s degree programs, after researching the best accredited institution. Once accepted into an online program, students are asked to sign up for appropriate courses. Upon this, follows the registration process at the chosen course. When the students are accepted into the program, the real work begins.
The main characteristics of the MOOC can be categorized in the following manner: – informal setting learning via Internet for free or low fees – all materials presented can be shared by everyone, whenever needed – variety of assignments to be chosen from all professional disciplines – no enrollment needed, self-discipline is a key to successful… Continue reading How do MOOCs work?
In this increasingly ”connected world”, obtaining free education online is actually a relatively simple thing to do. Library If you do not have Internet at home, you can go to your local library and use one of their freely available computers. The best online college offer free classes, and you can make use of the… Continue reading Online education resources for free
Khan Academy is a non-profit organization with the goal of changing education for the better, by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere. All of the site’s resources are available to anyone: student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 30 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg… Continue reading Khan Academy
We already know that the students are the future of the world, but what is the future for the students? In order to be able to equip them with the relevant, timeless skills for the rapidly changing world, revolution is needed in the concept of learning. Education innovators like Dr. Sugata Mitra, visiting professor at… Continue reading Future education