Blog - Beth Epperson

  • December 12, 2018
  • December 05, 2018
  • September 19, 2017

    What is Blended Learning? The Guide to Everything You Need to Know

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    What is Blended Learning? Blended Learning is a method of personalized learning that combines traditional face-to-face instruction with digital learning that allows the student to benefit from control over pace and learning path. Blended learning offsets the limitations of the traditional classroom environment by digital means, whilst preserving the benefit of teacher oversight. However, most […]

  • November 11, 2015

    Why School Teachers are the Masters of Blended Learning

    By: Andrew Fayad

    So how are teachers working with and finding solutions in blended learning? In the heart of Silicon Valley is a school that, despite the impressive tech pedigree of children whose parents work for Google, Apple, and HP, completely eschews all forms of technology. From old-school blackboards to learning fractions with pizza, the entire nine-classroom school is […]

  • November 10, 2014

    3 Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes When Deploying an LMS

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Sure, it sounds like a match made in eLearning heaven: A system by which you can deploy, administer, track and assess your efforts with learners. What could be simpler? But while using an LMS can make your job easier and more effective, making huge mistakes during deployment could cause your LMS to go off the […]

  • October 30, 2014

    Automated Interaction and the Full Potential of Mobile Learning

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    Visit any elementary school in the country and the scene would be pretty similar across the board: A student has a question, so he raises his hand and gets immediate feedback from the teacher. Such interactions not only provide answers, but set students on a path to success from day one. Today, mLearning is being […]

  • August 11, 2014

    How Four Companies are Blending Platforms for eLearning Success

    By: Andrew Fayad

    Choosing your eLearning platforms and delivery systems can be a lot like choosing dinner from a gourmet menu: It’s hard to make a decision because everything looks so good. But some organizations are proving that you can have your cake and eat it too by using several methods of eLearning concurrently to create a true […]

  • July 30, 2014

    eLearning: Getting Buy-in on Personal Learning Networks

    By: Aaron Hill

    There’s nothing new under the sun, and that includes Personal Learning Networks (PLNs). Mastermind groups, exclusive groups of like-minded individuals who collaborate to attack business and personal challenges, went mainstream after Napoleon Hill published Think and Grow Rich. Toastmasters International, which functions as a PLN, just celebrated its 90th anniversary. Today’s educators use PLNs to […]

  • July 08, 2014

    Be Fruitful: How ILVT Sweetens mLearning

    By: Jack Makhlouf

    It’s no secret that mLearning is a revolution in eLearning, and for good reason. Forrester reports that 66 percent of people use two or more mobile devices every day, including phones and tablets. Mobile learning trends indicates that this number will rise. With that type of usage, mLearning is a no-brainer: Your learners already have […]

  • June 26, 2014

    Open Badges Add R.E.S.P.E.C.T. to Gamification and eLearning

    By: Aaron Hill

    People vie for recognition because it leads to respect. Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) and badges both signal recognition, but CEUs confirm “butt in seat” time while Open Badges’ digital badges recognize and measure performance. CEUs say, “I showed up,” while Open Badges say, “I participated, learned and earned.” Which would you rather collect? Which is […]

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