Top eLearning Trends Influencing Education In 2022 — And Beyond

What will the world of education look like in, say, five years? With digital transformation, artificial intelligence, and new learning technologies reshaping how we work, learn, and interact, it’s hard to predict the future. But staying ahead of the curve requires continuous innovation and a forward-thinking mindset. Learners demand more from their educational experiences than […]

Mights And Perils In The Gamification Of Flipped Learning

Mights And Perils In The Moodle Gamification Of Flipped Learning

Every classroom teacher should go ahead and flip it. At least try it out for a week of the school year. Of course, few succeed at climbing the Everest without supplemental oxygen. So for now, the best you can do is train your body, mind, and get deeply acquainted with the tools provided by your […]

Moodlepreneur Monday: Diversity Is An Old Educator’s Problem (Updated)

Moodlepreneur Monday Diversity Is An Old Educator’s Problem

Updated on February 4, 2020. For the old powers of education, including those in the now decades-old EdTech, a sobering aspect of learning today is the endless discovery of diversity: People are just too varied! Some want to learn all at once, others are more fond of a slow drip. Some want the most engaging […]

Highlights Of The 2018 Horizon Report Of Higher Education Trends

Highlights Of The 2018 Horizon Report Of Higher Education Trends

The annual trends report series by EdTech advocacy non-profit EDUCAUSE, Horizon, interviews experts on their 5-year vision for educational technologies, and their impact across segments. Originally called NMC Horizon Report, the current edition is slated to be the last one with the surname given the absorption of New Media Consortium by EDUCAUSE. In 2017, Moodle […]

University of Phoenix Goes ‘Ultra’ With Blackboard SaaS

University of Phoenix Goes 'Ultra' With Blackboard SaaS

Hybrid secondary education pioneer and one of the largest providers of online education in North America, the University of Phoenix has chosen to leverage the Blackboard ecosystem to “enable a next-generation digital learning platform” for its estimated 140,000 students. A 2022 partnership extension announcement is available at blackboard.com. The workplace-designed University already offers a virtual […]

Blended Learning With Moodle, The Right Way

Blended Learning With Moodle, The Right Way

The word “blended” does not always sit well with consumers. On the label of certain products, it can convey ideas of subpar quality, of the “real thing” being diluted with lesser versions. This concern can extend, sometimes with flagrance, to online learning. Systems and approaches promoted as “blended” also arouse certain suspicions. Are they set […]

CHLOE2: Is Blended Learning A Feature Of Grassroots Innovation In US Higher Ed?

CHLOE2: Is Blended Learning A Trait Of Grassroots Innovation In Higher Ed?

The institutional research and standards consortium Quality Matters, along with Eduventures Research, a division of the National Research Center for College and University Admissions, is publishing the second annual Changing Landscape of Online Education (CHLOE2) Report, focused on the US Higher Ed universities and colleges. In its second year running, CHLOE2 reports that 13% of […]

Evidence The Moodle Gradebook Enhances University Course Quality? MoodleNews EdTech Labs

Evidence The Moodle Gradebook Enhances University Course Quality? MoodleNews EdTech Labs | Moodle en la Ciencia: Evidencia de la Ventajas de Moodle en el Desempeño de Sistemas y Estudiantes

Read more on MoodleNews EdTech Labs here. Garmann, Robert et al. “Moodle, Grappa, aSQLg, Graja – Neue Entwicklungen bei der Grading-Software der Hochschule Hannover (New Developments in the Grading Software of the Hanover University of Applied Sciences and Arts).” Automatische Bewertung von Programmieraufgaben (2017). An unusually interesting case study delves into the technical details of […]

Canada’s Higher Ed Moves Decidedly Towards Online Education

Canada’s Higher Ed Moves Decidedly Towards Online Education

According to the “Tracking Online and Distance Education in Canadian Universities and Colleges: 2017” report from the National Survey of Online and Distance Education in Canadian Post-Secondary Education, online learning is “alive and well” up north. The number of higher ed institutions offering online courses grew 11% between 2011 and 2016, and online course enrollments […]

EdTech Labs Review 5: October’s Most Influential Journals

EdTech Labs Review 5: October’s Most Influential Journals

The following list is a sample of some of the more than one hundred academic journals related to e-learning or technology-assisted education. We’ve covered the latest relevant article from each. Would getting published in any of the following journals be the highlight of your career? Reach out to the recently featured authors below to find […]