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This post is provided by guest blogger, Angelica Brodeur, graduate student University of St. Francis, MS Training and Development program

When planning e-learning projects, one of the most important aspects to consider is determining how to support learners in the e-learning environment. Learners will always need assistance navigating the e-learning system and depending on the ratio of Continue reading

When Assessing Outcomes, Assess the Environment

Provided by guest blogger, Angelica Brodeur, graduate student University of St. Francis, MS Training and Development program

All too often, universities assess their learning environments to then improve the learning outcomes of their students. If this is the case, different learning environments need different assessments. Assessing a classroom environment will be different then Continue reading

Personalizing Learning from Data

Provided by guest blogger, Angelica Brodeur, graduate student University of St. Francis, MS Training and Development program

One of the main benefits of e-learning is the potential to offer learners a personalized learning experience, thereby moving away from a ‘one size fits all’ approach. The paradigm of Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) is one example, Continue reading

Social Media Framework for E-Learning

This post is provided by guest blogger, Angelica Brodeur, graduate student University of St. Francis, MS Training and Development program

There is notable interest in incorporating social media in higher education e-learning courses but there is currently little research detailing how social media can most effectively be integrated as a learning strategy. Recently, authors Mnkandla and Minnaar  (2017) documented their meta-synthesis on social media in e-learning through their peer-reviewed qualitative research approach of various e-learning articles. Continue reading