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Here are the top ten articles for the Distance Learning Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Understanding Learning Styles
As an online instructor, you are faced with the challenge of providing education to students who may come from a variety of age groups and cultures. Selecting the best teaching techniques to employ in such an environment demands an understanding of how individuals learn.
2. Motivation to Complete Your PhD
While studies show an average 50 percent completion rate for students pursuing a PhD, those who are successful tend to have strengths in perseverance and both oral and written communication.
3. Reference Citations
Every college student will inevitably need to write a properly cited college-level research paper at some point in his or her academic journey, particularly after reaching the masterís or doctoral level.
4. Online Instructors in Demand
Advancements in technology will continue to be one of the key drivers behind growth in distance learning. There is no denying the best formula for a well-rounded education consists of both online and classroom instruction because of the unique skills acquired for both.
5. DL Colloquiums and Residencies
The majority of distance learning programs require the attendance of a residency or colloquia prior to completing the program. Learn more about why it benefits both the student and faculty to participate in these learning sessions.
6. Quality Courses at Coursera
Coursera is an academic company that offers free education to individuals who are interested in learning. There are over 300 courses available that include computer science, mathematics, business, medicine, biology, social sciences, and humanities.
7. Distance Learning Essentials
Learn all the basic knowledge needed to begin your online learning experience with Distance Learning - Is It Right for You?
8. Podcasting for Auditory Learners
The component driving the popularity of Podcasts can be summed up in one word: convenience. Podcasts are increasingly popular due to ease of access to them via mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
9. Teach Political Science with Twitter
Using Twitter in a classroom requires careful planning to ensure that incorporating it into the course syllabus will optimize the learning experience. Twitter delivers access to numerous real-time current events that can be a valuable instructional tool.
10. Pedagogy, Andragogy, and Technology
In the past century, methods of learning and teaching have been affected greatly by a number of factors including economic changes, cultural changes, technological innovations, and globalization.
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