Online chats are not available with the blended learning room software and faculty are using other products as a workaround. One way to encourage software adoption among students is to use software that they are already using in their daily lives as then there no need to learn new software. In terms of chat software,

Students learn better when they are interacting with the learning subject; answering questions, playing a game or annotating and moving objects. So, here is a great tool to spice up your course. BookWidgets provides an effortless way to create interactive learning activities that can be used during the class or as formative assessments after the

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Up until recently, it has always been difficult to add review questions or discussion points directly into a video to give it a bit more interactivity for viewers. Generally, we posted a video and added questions underneath in Blackboard or in a separate quiz. A recent update from Microsoft now allows the linking of an

Nearpod’s quiz tool is a great way to introduce formative assessments into your class and now it is a great way to introduce some friendly competition as well. Time to Climb is a new tool introduced this week by Nearpod and it allows students to compare their progress with others while working through a quiz. There are

When it comes to conducting online classes, there are three crucial elements that contribute to an effective online session as follows: the quality of the session, the confidence of attendees in dealing with Collaborate Ultra and the ability of the moderator to control and monitor what’s going on during the session. Thus, from these three perspectives, below

    ​As the end of the term draws near, it’s important to get students to start reviewing content and identifying gaps early before the exam period starts.       Nearpod can be used to help students review content in an engaging manner. The teacher can create a Student-Paced Nearpod lesson that students can

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