​The Future of Online Learning Is Offline: What Strava Can Teach Digital Course Designers (edSurge)

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We need to reimagine online courses as something that can enable the interplay between offline activities and digital augmentation.

A few companies are heading that way. Edthena enables teachers to record videos of themselves teaching and then upload these to the platform to get feedback from mentors. DIY’s JAM online courses let kids complete hands-on activities like drawing or building with LEGOs and then has them upload pictures of their work to earn badges and share their projects. My team at +Acumen has built online courses that let teams complete projects together offline and then upload their prototypes to the NovoEd platform to receive feedback from peers.

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Edthena wins Award of Excellence from Tech & Learning

Edthena has been chosen (again!) as one of the top education technology products by Tech & Learning Magazine. “Our readers should feel confident that these technologies will enable them in the classroom, in the front office, and even off campus. Congratulations!” said Kevin Hogan, Tech & Learning content director. A panel of T&L advisors who…