Amber Vaill

24 Flips | 5 Magazines | 3 Likes | 4 Following | 26 Followers | @availl | Instructional technology and online learning in higher education, historian, educator, overall tech geek

Tablets for Teaching Kids Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on April 21, 2015<p>The tablet has changed the landscape of classrooms around the world, from flipped learning to augmented reality. A much …

Education Technology

Online Learning And Teaching: Teachers Are Critical To Students' Success

<b>Online Learning And Teaching: Why Teachers Are Critical To Students' Success</b><p>“<i>Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together</i> …

Teachers Turn Pop Culture Into Engaging Online Learning Videos - Market Brief

<i>By guest blogger Swaroop Raju, co-founder of eduCanon</i><p>As I browse through the video lessons in the eduCanon database, I am continuously impressed by …

How universities might use MOOCs to encourage online teaching (essay)

In the second part of a series on the influence of MOOCs on faculty behavior, Marie Norman offers suggestions for how administrators can use the …

Higher Education

What MOOCs Have and Haven't Done for Education

When I began writing about MOOCs a couple of years ago, much of the furor revolved around the imminent demise of classroom education. That hasn’t happened. For example, they are a valid, complementary offering at institutions of higher education like Pennsylvania State University. For businesses …

Higher Education

15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension

<b>15 Of The Best Educational Apps For Improved Reading Comprehension</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>Reading comprehension is a matter of decoding, reading speed, …

Teaching

Augmented Reality: Bringing a New Dimension to Learning

Augmented reality demonstrations give students, who have grown up learning about the world from video screens, a new view of the world that they are …

Augmented Reality

The Best Teacher Tools for Taking Screenshots and Annotating Pictures

January 22, 2015<br>Creating tutorials and explanatory guides is best done through the help of screenshots. These are pictures we take of our screens to …

52 Of The Best Apps For Your Classroom In 2015

Dec 24, 2015 - geo.itunes.apple.com - 17224<p>Get the official YouTube app for iPhone and iPad. See what the world is watching – from the hottest music …

Pearson SVP shares 5 key strategies for successful online degree programs

With nontraditional students quickly becoming the new traditional, online degree programs have increased in prominence. As U.S. News & World Report …