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EdTech Tools to Increase Student Engagement

PlayPosit: Increase Engagement with Videos Using videos in online learning may not sound ground-breaking or innovative, but that’s because you’re not using PlayPosit yet. PlayPosit is a tool that provides an intuitive, easy-to-use editing platform for creating interactive videos, also known as “bulbs.” You can use videos you create or content you have curated from […]

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Google G-Suite Promotes Student Online Collaboration

How can we replicate student engagement and collaborative learning when we shift from a face-to-face to a virtual classroom? The Google G-Suite is a great tool for allowing students to collaborate synchronously or asynchronously in a variety of multimedia platforms. Using G-Suite tools, instructors can foster collaborative and critical thinking while coaching students on providing and […]

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Engaging Students with Open-Ended Problem Learning

As instructors strive to implement meaningful content into their courses, an innovative option is open-ended problem learning. This instruction encourages focus on solving an open-ended problem using pre-existing knowledge and experience while applying newly acquired information. As a result, they develop content understanding and key critical thinking skills (Athreya and Mouza, 2017). This narrative technique […]