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STARLINK wishes you a happy and prosperous 2019! Enrich your new year with inspiring insight and excellent professional development! Enjoy:

Featured courses:

  • Online Learning: OSCQR Rubrics, Interaction, Assessment & Feedback - Part 4
  • Webinar: Students with Autism: Challenging Behaviors, Conduct Issues and Strategic Support

Magna 20 Minute Mentor

  • How Can I Use Student Feedback to Improve My Teaching?
  • How Do Mini-lectures Improve Student Engagement?
  • What is Gamification and How Can It Promote a Growth Mindset?

Trends & Issues

  • Episode 108: Hardware & Software, Online Teaching and Learning, Instructional Design, and Open Educational Resources
  • Episode 118: Hardware & Software Updates, AR & VR, Safety & Citizenship, and Online Teaching & Learning

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"If You are planning for a year, sow rice; if you are planning for a decade, plant trees; if you are planning for a lifetime, educate people."
- Chinese Proverb

Why Elearning Will Grow in Higher Ed in 2019

Cait Etherington/ELEARNING Inside

Last year, eLearning Inside News predicted that eLearning would have a strong year. In 2018, key drivers cited included growing student demand, changing faculty attitudes, and a surge in the global eLearning market. eLearning Inside is predicting that 2019 will be another strong year for eLearning in higher ed. While some of the factors driving the continued popularity of online learning at the postsecondary level remain constant, a few new factors appear likely to further drive eLearning in higher ed in 2019.

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Virtual Reality Tours Give Rural Students a Glimpse of College Life

By: Carol Cutter White/The Conversation

The first time that Nyah visited the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for a campus tour, there wasn't much of a chance to see what takes place inside the classrooms.

"We just walked by buildings and the guide talked about what goes on inside," Nyah recalls of the campus tour this past spring.

But during a second "tour" of UNC Greensboro this fall, Nyah, now a senior, got to see students in a science lab, even though she never left her high school in Roxboro, North Carolina, a small city of about 8,400 more than an hour from the Greensboro campus.

Rather, Nyah got to "see" UNC Greensboro through cardboard goggles and an immersive 360-degree virtual reality college tour app that I'm helping to develop...

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How To: Why Clear YouTube History

By: Anovelo/Tech Geek and More

Do you live on YouTube? For videos, YouTube is still the gold standard. The problem is that YouTube tracks everything you do. So that can cause a couple of issues. You may not want to have others see what you have been looking at, and the recommendations you get from YouTube may not be close to what you actually want to see. So for today's post, this is How To: Why Clear YouTube History

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