As the official website explains, “Technology continuously presents opportunities to challenge our students while expanding their access to information.” Students may undertake synchronous or asynchronous degree and certificate programs and can expect to use software such as i Tunes U to access podcasts, and Second Life to enter a virtual classroom environment.Blackboard and Embanet are learning management systems favored by the school, while Skype, video conferencing and real-time chat rooms are also available to help online learners reach their potential.It's time for another round of Real or Fake competition!Cast your vote on whether these cans are real or fake and listen Friday in the 9am hour for the results. She's online at to chat with readers each Monday at noon.There will be no live chat next week, as Emily Yoffe is on vacation.
Should I pretend I never saw it but somehow subtly offer some advice about the dangers of sexting?And for those trying to squeeze in an education around work or family commitments, it’s important to have the latest technology at one’s fingertips. Well, for one because it makes course programs far more flexible and convenient. online schools that offer the discerning distance learner the finest education using the most progressive technology.Such technology can include applications and websites that people are already familiar with – Facebook and Skype, for instance – or more advanced and rapidly evolving platforms such as learning management system Blackboard or virtual world software Second Life. Image Source The online facilities at The George Washington University in the U. capital are so effective that associate dean Toni Marsh believes the school’s “on-campus program has gotten better as well.” Moreover, technology has played a big part in this. Both the user agreement and app stores specify that users must be 13 and older.Teens register using an existing social media account (Facebook, Twitter, or Google ), though they can view broadcasts without registering.