Are you at times confused between online education and e-learning?

You may not be, but most people are. Most people think ‘online education’ means the teacher and students are all logged in into a system and the students are attending a lecture delivered by the teacher over the internet. By extension, they also imagine ‘e-learning’ to be a store-house of pre-fabricated learning contents only which …

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Why teachers in India find it difficult to create e-learning content?

Imagine yourself sitting in the front row of the audience watching a live theater play and you record the entire episode using your mobile phone or camcorder.  Do you get the feeling of watching a movie when you replay the recording at home? Or to experiment further, show it to a friend or a family …

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Why your most satisfied students do not talk about you in social media…

Many times we are informed through our social media accounts or emails that our friends, relatives, business contacts, or even casual acquaintances have purchased some product or other from so and so seller. At times, we come to know again from the same electronic channels that some product or service is liked by our contacts. …

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What does research say about emotion affecting learning behavior – Part 2

Part 1 of this blog talked about the psychological states called affective dimensions. Now, let us we look at another study conducted in year 2001  by Barry Kort, Rob Reilly, and Rosalind W. Piccard of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in which they have proposed the following model relating phases of learning to emotions. If we …

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