Jen Weaver

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Active, Engaged, Meaningful and Interactive: Putting the 'Education' Back in Educational Apps

The holiday season is behind us, leaving in its wake newly-unwrapped gifts and a host of stimulating digital toys and games intricately designed to build our brains for the new world order. As parents, we are overwhelmed -- dare we say flummoxed -- by the sheer amount of so-called "educational" …

Kids

How Online Education Strengthens the Learning Experience at Boston Architectural College Landscape Design

<i>Image: The rooftop of the California Academy of Sciences Building designed by Renzo Piano</i><p>Teaching studio-based design courses online has numerous …

Harvard

How the Changing Education Landscape is Helping Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The higher-education industry is changing drastically and that change is good for business -- and entrepreneurs.<p>Colleges and universities are no longer the gatekeeper of information or the only game in town. Instead, numerous new …

Higher Education

Teaching with Twitter: how the social network can contribute to learning

I am senior lecturer in English at the University of Wolverhampton and have been an advocate for the past few years of teaching using blended learning - integrating online learning activities alongside face-to-face teaching.<p>Two of my courses on Victorian literature feature a number of assessed …

KQED

As schools become more savvy about blended-learning tactics– the practice of mixing online and in-person instruction — guidelines and best practices …