An Overview of Blended Learning

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What is blended learning? Blended learning is a type of learning that uses face-to-face instruction along with educational technology and the internet to learn. There are many types of blended learning with different amounts of face-to-face time and online learning. A very common form of blended learning is to have face-to-face classes that include lectures and activities along with outside …

Synchronous vs Asynchronous Learning

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What are the differences between synchronous and asynchronous learning? As technology becomes more and more ubiquitous, being available anywhere and everywhere for students and teachers, participants in learning e-learning environments have to deal with new problems. Time zone differences are an especially difficult problem to deal with in e-learning and distance learning. Because students and teachers may only be able …

What is Educational Technology?

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Educational technology, often shorted to the term edtech, is the use of technology in education, learning, training, and teaching Educational technology is often used to refer to technology used in classrooms, such as K-12 education and higher education; however, the same technologies are also used by private companies and organizations to facilitate learning. The technologies used in edtech include software, such as …

Ubiquitous Learning

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What is Ubiquitous Learning? What are the advantages? What are some examples or ubiquitous learning?

Gamification in Learning and Education

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What is gamification in the context of education? What are some examples if gamification? How does it work and what are the aspects needed to turn something into a game?

M-Learning in Education

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What is mobile learning in education and how is it used? What are the advantages and disadvantages of mobile learning? What about the future of m-learning?