Are you READI for the next decade of Distance Learning? We are…

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Are you READI for the next decade of Distance Learning? We are…

For the last decade, distance learning in higher education has grown exponentially.  Distance learning is a phenomenon born out of a need for alternative learning environments, demand for flexible learning schedules, and low enrollments.  Because of these influences, colleges and universities had to get creative in making learning from a distance a reality.  Struggling with […]

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K12 Distance Learning – Part 3

For the past two weeks, we’ve discussed distance learning in K12.  We listed reasons alternative learning environments are needed for children grades 8th-12th and about what some students had to say about it in a recent survey done by Southern Regional Education Board (SREB).  With so much talk about learner readiness, eLearningToolBox realized it was […]

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Student Retention – What Are We Doing About It?

Student retention has long been a buzz word in the education community, in particular higher education.  Why is it that some people drop out of classes?  Over the past decade reasons for dropping classes haven’t changed much.  Financial troubles, family commitments, unpreparedness, emergencies, and changes in career path have been among the top of the list […]

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Big Bucks for Technology

Today is the day that our new President Barack Obama officially takes his place as our nation’s Commander in Chief.  What will be his legacy?  What will generations to come remember about Obama’s chance to “CHANGE” the world?  President-elect Barack Obama has already changed the face of campaigns making history with record number of voters […]

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December 2008 Newsletter – ELTB

eLearningToolBox.com Newsletter December 2008 Version 6.0 of READI soon to be released eLearningToolBox.com is pleased to announce that version 6.0 of READI is targeted for release in early January, 2009. Jason Fill, Lead Developer for READI, stated that Version 6.0 will be one of the most beneficial new releases ever. Expanded functionality of READI in […]

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Take PRIDE in your distance education program

eLearningToolBox.com is pleased to announce the availability of PRIDE – Program Review In Distance Education.   PRIDE is a process of professional review of your distance learning courses and program by credentialed, seasoned instructional designers.  The QualityCourseRecognition.com program has historically been a course-by-course review process.  Now, due to input from several schools, it is being expanded […]

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Focus group meets about TestProctors.com

On October 15, 2008 a focus group with representatives from about twenty colleges and universities met and discussed the planned functionality for TestProctors.com.  Several suggestions for making the service useful to schools and their students were shared.  Emphasis was placed on the ability to certify the credentials of the testing proctor.  There is a link […]

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Fall 2008 Newsletter

FACULTYFINDER.COM ON THE TODAY SHOW     For the second time this year FacultyFinder.com will be mentioned on The Today Show. Dr. Dani Babb was invited to share information on the Today Show about jobs in which women could work from home. One of those jobs is teaching online. Dr. Babb was able to describe […]

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