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A Three-Pronged Approach to Improving Online Student Engagement, Critical Thinking

February 27, 2013 by

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By: Rob Kelly in Online Education Monica Rothschild-Boros, an art appreciation and cultural anthropology instructor at Orange Coast College, uses a combination of embedded lecture questions, threaded discussion, and innovative assignments to engage students and get them to think critically in her online courses. Online lectures Rothschild-Boros offers her online lectures in several formats. She creates them as […]

Seven New iPad Apps To Know About

February 27, 2013 by

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Last month, we launched a brand-new feature called “App of the Week,” in which our editors highlight a new educational app every week. Here are the first seven apps we’ve featured. All of these apps are for Apple’s iPad, but in the future we’ll mix in coverage of Android apps as well. Do you have any suggestions […]