Distracted: 10 Tips to Help the Online Learner Stay Focused
From flashing calendar reminders to buzzing social media notifications, our lives are full of various distractions caused by the way we arrange our digital platforms. For the online learner, making class a priority can be difficult. These tips will help you stay focused.
Enhancing Self-Regulation for the Online Learner
Research has shown that key variables for success in an online course include motivation (e.g., goal orientation, self-efficacy), utilizing learning strategies (e.g., metacognitive strategies), and resource management (e.g., time management, help seeking) (Cho & Kim, 2013). While some students may […]
Face-to-face, Blended, or Online: The Impact of Course Delivery Method on Student Learning
Faculty members often apply for a DELTA grant seeking to improve a course using the latest technologies or research-based best practices and end up discovering that a blended or fully online course would be a great fit. When an instructor considers delivering […]
Learning is Fun: Effective Technology-based Assignments that Students Actually Enjoy
As professors plan their courses and assignments, they might begin by wondering about effective technology-based assignments that students enjoy. There are many engaging assignments happening in classes all around campus. This article will explain the general idea behind the assignments, […]