online learning

Boosting Student Achievement in Post-Secondary General Chemistry With the ARIS Online Learning and Course Management System: University of Texas at Dallas

This case study describes the University of Texas`s use of the ARIS online learning and course management system. The academic object of using the system with their chemistry students was to foster continuing development of chemistry skills and understandi

Supportive Social Networks: Community-based Learner Support in Online Learning

Drawing from the findings of a wider study into the role and function of online social presence and its (potential) relationship with learner support in text-based online learning environments, this poster highlights key findings related to social aspects

Living with the Internet: learning online

Learning online is one of the great advantages of information technology. This unit will help you establish a safe and comfortable working environment to ensure that your study time at the computer screen does not impact on your health. It also looks at th

How Students Develop Online Learning Skills

Successful online students share their secrets for getting the most from online classes, focusing on time management, active participation, and practice


"Training, Education and e-Learning organizations use Qarbon`s presentation software to: Reduce travel expenses by replacing classroom instructions with online classes. Improve productivity by shortening the learning cycle of new employees with web-ba

Information Presentation for Effective E-Learning

"A unified approach to the presentation of information for online learning can inform the creation of pedagogically effective web pages. In moving information onto a computer, people generally assume that the format and presentation have little effect on t

Instant Messaging in On-Site and Online Classes in Higher Education

A study of student IM usage reveals many advantages and some obstacles to using IM as a classroom communication tool

The Evidence on Online Education

Online learning has definite advantages over face-to-face instruction when it comes to teaching and learning, according to a new meta-analysis released Friday by the U.S. Department of Education. The study found that students who took all or part of thei

Access to Education With Online Learning and Open Educational Resources: Can they Close the Gap?

One of the key concepts in the right to education is access: access to the means to fully develop as human beings as well as access to the means to gain skills, knowledge and credentials. This is an important perspective through which to examine the solu