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March 30, 2020

Is Online Learning Effective?

Over the past few years, advances in technology have seen a surge in online learning and in hybrid teaching, with an estimated 5.4 million students ….

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March 23, 2020

How Do We Need to Adapt to Online Learning?

  In recent years, online learning has been hailed as the wave of the future of education; with expert teaching staff being able to deliver ….

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March 21, 2020

12 Benefits of Online Learning

With flexibility, inclusivity and improved class participation and concentration, an online education has become increasingly popular because of the benefits it holds for students. Take ….

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March 19, 2020

8 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Studying from Home

If you’ve found yourself studying from home and are looking at how to adapt to your new online education, take a look at our 8 ….

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September 20, 2019

‘Buses Not Sports Cars’: Why We Need to Keep EdTech Simple, by Emily Spicer

  A sports car is tempting, right? Alluring. Sexy, even. Makes you stand out from the crowd. But sports cars don’t work for everyone. As ….

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August 30, 2019

Learning (and Walking) at Your Own Pace, by Emily Spicer

  In June 2017, I walked four days of the Camino de Santiago de Compostela – an ancient Pilgrimage route which runs across Europe in ….

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August 09, 2019

Be Kind to Your Brain: Cognitive Load and Learning, By Emily Spicer

  That feeling of the cogs not moving quite quickly enough, not-able-to process – ‘computer says no’. Sitting in a lecture theatre or classroom, or ….

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July 03, 2019

‘Ed’ Before ‘Tech’: Why Effective Learning Technology Must Be Education-First, by Emily Spicer

  We have all heard the claims that hail software solutions, apps, and technological breakthroughs that will revolutionise education. We’ve heard that students can forget ….

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June 05, 2019

Community first; People at the heart of online learning, by Emily Spicer

2012 was hailed the year of the Massive Open Online Course. These courses, springing up out of the Open University (FutureLearn), Harvard and MIT (edX), ….

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