Welcome to the ICS Learning Design and Client Success Blog.
This is where you’ll find information and updates from the Learning Design team about new and improved services, what’s new and interesting in collaborative technology and other topics of interest. We welcome your comments and suggestions.
Engagement Improves Learning Outcomes A key to effectively teaching is interacting with your audience and making sure your learners are engaged, regardless of whether the audience is local or at a distance. Here are some [...]
Fifty million people in the United States use their phones to watch videos. Mobile devices are less of a novelty these days and more of a necessity, and not just for calling or texting. The [...]
Invigorate your web conferences with active learning Active learning keeps students engaged, increases knowledge retention, and helps instructors reach higher-level learning outcomes. Best of all, active learning is fun! This guide gives you practical examples [...]
Thought about creating a flipped classroom but not sure how to get started? Already implemented the flipped classroom model and looking for ways to improve? ICS can help. First off, what is flipped learning? Flipped [...]
Educators are flipping traditional learning on its head with a new learner-centered paradigm that reverses the typical lecture and “homework” elements of a course. The flipped classroom is being used to improve education everywhere from [...]
General Resources Choosing between Blackboard Collaborate, WebEx and WisLine Anytime Web (WEB) ICS services comparison: Webconferencing vs. Videoconferencing vs. Webcasting vs. Audioconferencing (PDF) ICS Learning Design Team (for questions, demos, trainings and free consultations) Webconferencing (Blackboard Collaborate, WebEX, [...]