You’ve probably heard that ePubs are able to contain things that regular books and eBooks can’t. Things like video, audio and MathML. But there is another feature that is becoming more popular among publishers of ePubs that really changes the way we think about eBooks: Assessments. Assessments are short interactive quizzes or learning checks that […]
4 Benefits of Distance Learning
The rapid and unexpected jump to remote learning hasn’t been without its share of problems. But there are also a few benefits to virtual or remote learning. In fact, some teachers are reporting cases where students who struggled with in person learning are now thriving in these virtual learning environments. A Sense of Independence Traditional in-person […]
What is MathML?
The Problem with Math on the Internet Often times, mathematical equations contain characters or forms of notation that are difficult or impossible to produce with a standard keyboard. In the past, people have often used specialized software to notate and work on these kinds of equations. If a person wanted to share an equation […]
Is Virtual Reality Accessible?
When most people think of virtual reality (VR), they think of video games. And it’s true that this is still the primary use case being sold by the industry. But the future of VR extends far beyond entertainment. VR and AR (Augmented Reality) are already being adapted in educational and business settings. And as the […]
The Evolution of Distance Learning
Distance learning isn’t a new thing. There are examples of distance learning dating back as far as 1728. It fills an important role: making education more accessible and widely available. Students in these courses don’t need to commute and enjoy much more flexibility. Now, more people than ever are doing online classes. And that number […]