Starting an Online Training Program

Starting an Online Training Program

There is really no limit to the usefulness of online learning and training. Human resource professionals, public and private school teachers, home educators, and professional trainers can utilize the internet and technology to reach students all over the globe. The challenge is to create a training program that is intuitive, flexible, and adequate. In order to accomplish this, it is important to understand how people interact with technology, to recognize the pitfalls of online education, and to maximize the usefulness of technology. Here are some key questions to ask as you begin this huge undertaking. How do people interact with technology, and how does that impact the training program I am developing? Just a few short years ago, there were […]


Thanks to Online Resources and Better Hardware, the Tablet Really is the Digital Textbook

Thanks to Online Resources and Better Hardware, the Tablet Really is the Digital Textbook

Ever since the late Steve Jobs took to the stage and announced the iPad, we’ve been thinking the tablet is the digital textbook of today. That tablets everywhere can replace textbooks, however, for a long time hasn’t been true. Up until now, tablets have been unable to match the same sort of learning found in textbooks. Now though, things have changed, and the tablet really is the textbook of the future. And thanks to the Internet, it’s more flexible than anything before. Digital Textbooks Are Available and the Government Is Pushing Their Adoption When talking about tablets, it’s hard not to talk about Apple and the iPad. The company conveniently offers textbooks through its iBooks service, and with the newer […]


Top 10 Recent Educational Startups

It is a fact that Digital Revolution has affected every aspect of our lives from learning, working methods, communication and our shopping modes. One of the live components undergoing remarkable digital transformation presently is Education. There is a lot of potential growth for education technology market and in the past decade, investment startups in this sector have tripled. Education technology inventions are outstandingly changing in the way students associate with their professors and with each other and the whole learning process as well. Here are the listed and described details of the best educational startups which has transformed the study routines of students and raised them to a more fruitful level. 1. Writinghouse Students, teachers and tutors love this online […]


5 Must-Have Apps for College Freshmen

5 Must-Have Apps for College Freshmen

College is a big, new world for freshman—dorms, unsupervised free time, advanced classes. Technology can definitely help even the most frightened of freshmen become acclimated to a new life. There are plenty of helpful apps for creating flashcards and forming homework schedules, but here are 5 apps for your smartphone to help with the rest of life, too. IFTTT Free “If This, Then That.” This cool program syncs your different devices and apps to create the perfect recipe of reminders for your life. If you are at a certain location, you will be reminded to do something, just by linking the Google Maps and Reminders apps. If it is below freezing, your alarm will go off a little earlier so […]


How Tech is Changing Online Tutoring

How Tech is Changing Online Tutoring

New technologies have changed education always and the current web2.0 revolution has made for significant leaps in the area. There are so many ways in which technology has made education easier, more engaging and better understood. For instance videos have made so many concepts a lot easier to understand than lectures or classes and digital simulations of charts and graphs help people understand tougher concepts in a far easier manner. For tutors there is an opportunity to use these technologies more-so than there is for teachers as they aren’t as limited in terms of how they teach and the number of people they teach. Verbal discussions are an integral part of teaching and when they are utilised in conjunction with […]