Monday, September 21, 2009

Video: Google Forms

Watch this short 2 min video

Google Docs has a Forms feature where you can easily create and publish a web-based/email survey or form, then as participants fill in the form, the responses get aggregated live into one web-based spreadsheet. The implications of this technology are endless for work (surveys, applications, etc.) and education (quizzes, see this digital scantron template one educator created).

Friday, September 18, 2009

Distance Education in the News

I have been noticing a more positive recent shift  of Distance Education perceptions in the mainstream news. See

Washington Post:  
Virtual Revolution Is Brewing for Colleges

New York Times: 
Study Finds That Online Education Beats the Classroom

Video: Did You Know 4.0