Each summer kids across the country ditch the classroom for a summer-long recess. I remember spending most of my summers at camp in Maine, about as far away from the classroom as possible. But it was also a different time. We didn’t have laptops, the Internet or mobile phones.
A decade and a half ago, while I was studying at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, I noticed that the school was slowing adding more and more computers to its libraries – and slowly encroaching on the stacks. Fast forward 15 years and the erosion of book shelves in favor of more computers is commonplace across colleges and libraries alike.
You may have seen the recent iPhone commercials that tout “there’s an app for that”. Well, I’m pretty sure there is — for pretty much everything — including online learning.
PowerPoint can be a wonderful presentation tool for class projects. But, if not used properly, it can be a HUGE waste of time.
Recently, I had the opportunity to use the new Apple iPad… here are my initial thoughts…
Here at OnlineLearningTips.com uptime is everything. And, I’m not just referring to our site, but the many others we rely upon daily – each moment – for our research and as a result of some of the staff members being students at online schools like American Public University.