1. Digital Collaboration Combines Online and In-Person Instruction
Digital systems, tools, technologies, connectivity and pedagogy combine to enable learning experiences through various degrees of online interaction. Digital collaboration environments include synchronous and asynchronous communication tools — platforms that allow multiuser virtual communication, whether across the room or across the globe. These tools can be used to strategically integrate online and in-person activities to enable student learning.
2. Untethered Broadband and Connectivity Boost the Learning Experience
Ubiquitous broadband internet and the underlying technologies that enable untethered, robust connected learning and connectivity are essential to the educational experience.
3. Blended Learning Tools Support Remote Learning for Students
The blended learning model requires digital tools, technologies and pedagogy to create a rich learning experience through a mix of face-to-face and online interaction. These tools can be used to strategically integrate online and in-person activities to support student learning.