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The ADDIE Model Explained: Evolution, Steps, and Applications

The ADDIE model serves as the basis for over 100 instructional design models today (Allen, 2006). Developed in the 1970s, this training model provides a systematic, iterative process for determining training needs, designing instructional programs and materials, implementing these programs, and evaluating their effectiveness (Gagne et al., 2005). This article discusses the ...Read More

World Ranking of Top Computer Science Conferences in 2020

On November 10, 2020, Guide2Research released the latest edition of the annual ranking of top conferences in the area of computer science and electronics. The list of leading conferences is designed to offer the academic community more visibility into conferences that stay at the forefront of computer science, allowing for a clear ...Read More

10 Top LMS Trends: Technologies Driving Learning Management Systems

The rollout of one of the earliest Learning Management Systems (LMS) in the ’90s, FirstClass by SoftArc (United Kingdom), gave the educational sector an initial glimpse of the revolutionary way education could be deployed via the internet (Oxagile, 2016). FirstClass was used to deliver online learning across Europe up until the early ...Read More

10 Best Educational Apps for Kids

It has been known for a fact that some teachers find it difficult to get children to pay attention to a lesson or discussion in class. And most parents are also having a hard time keeping young kids engaged in learning, especially when classes are suspended. But there are ways for learning ...Read More

How to Embed a YouTube Video in PowerPoint: A Step-by-Step Guide

When you are doing a presentation, you would want your audience to fully understand the message you are trying to get across. Text and images can do that but a video can do it better. When used well, it enables members of the audience to retain 95% of the information you deliver. ...Read More

How to Become a Data Scientist

Data used to be passive, disparate units of digital information that mostly end up unused in archives and bulky storage facilities. Today, it has become a powerful tool in the hands of organizations, allowing them to create momentous, evidence-based decisions. And at the center of this massive, burgeoning need to optimize the ...Read More

PPT to Video Converter Apps That You Can Use for PowerPoint to Video Presentation

There’s a reason why Microsoft PowerPoint and Google Slides are indispensable tools for many professionals today. The applications’ built-in themes, layouts, and animation capabilities make it easier to create presentations. However, despite the seeming ubiquity of PowerPoint and Google Slides, not everyone has the software installed on their device. One way to ...Read More

How Do You Start Writing a Book? 7 Effective Steps for Beginners

Hearing the success stories of famous authors inspire others to work on a book. There are polls that say that a large number of Americans want to become authors. However, most people do not realize the struggles of writing a book and often ask “How do you start writing a book?” Starting ...Read More

To Whom It May Concern Letter: Capitalization, Usage, and Alternatives

In business writing, “To Whom It May Concern” is a formal way to address the recipient of your letter when you do not have a specific person to write. Modern communication trends suggest that you should avoid this opening greeting. However, there are still situations where it is proper to use “To Whom ...Read More

What is an Associate Degree and Why is it Important

Life after high school can be challenging, as it is the time when most people choose a path that can determine the rest of their lives. That is why it is important for high school graduates to select wisely whether to continue towards a bachelor’s degree, a vocational certificate or get to ...Read More