Did you know that students only remember 21% of what is taught to them – just after a month? In an age and time where the attention span of an average human being is lesser than that of a goldfish, this statistic doesn’t surprise us at all! Remember when Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) first came into existence? Who knew such bite-sized and easily digestible learning modules would become a trend in the online education industry. The term MOOC was coined in 2008. It has be
Technology is shaping modern learning at a pace that’s only for the better. Till a decade ago, who knew we would be using mobile phones and iPads to acquire knowledge on-the-go? Or the fact that our minds wander so much that smart and quick ways to learn would instantly appeal to us? Whether we talk about people at work or students surviving yet another year at school or college, both clusters of “learners” now communicate in rather different modes as a result of technology.
Dear parents, remember how you scold your children when they spend a bit too much time playing video games? We agree it is a little frustrating to see them spend day-in, day-out on their Xbox. Apart from health concerns, falling behind on academics is something that really bothers you – which is why you never support this hobby. We get it. But now, it is time to change – bit by bit. If your child is an avid gamer, then maybe you will appreciate this piece of news: A 2012 stud
If there’s something that educationists are sure about it is the rise of e-learning in the coming years. Gone are those days when teaching & learning methods were confined within the four walls of the classroom. In today’s time and age, the education sector has become pro-change or let’s say pro-technology and wants to incorporate new mediums to study. M-learning has certainly managed to create quite a buzz in the last one year itself! As inventor, futurist and author, Ray Ku