Making the most of your school summer holiday

Many students (and teachers) are heading into the summer, looking forward to a well-deserved break. The change from the school environment is usually a welcome change in itself, and you can take the opportunity to make the break productive. Here are some steps you can take to ensure that your school summer holiday is relaxing and […]

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Finding Supplementary Material for your Online Course

Creating a Course: Why use supplementary material? When it comes to the ‘Create’ part of the 7 Cs of Learning Design most course creators will create original content for the core of their course. However, it can be beneficial to incorporate ready made content from other sources rather than constantly reinventing the wheel. Provided you respect any attached […]

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The 7Cs of Learning Design

How to design great online learning courses As more and more users are taking advantage of the improved GoConqr Course Builder tool, we thought it would be a good time to look at how to design a great online learning course. Here we present the 7Cs of learning design framework developed by Grainne Conole of […]

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Building Better Courses

Last week we told you that we created a personal Media Library for every user, now we have added an exciting new way for you to use media items, combining them with resources in our new and improved Course Builder tool. Building better courses is possible with our new update, that allows you to bring […]

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Bring learning content to life with the GoConqr Media Library

From a diagram of the circulation system to a video of scenes from a play, some of the best learning resources on GoConqr use media to bring content to life. Sign up or sign in to start using your Media Library and set your creativity to work for you. Now, creating engaging learning content with […]

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How to Make a Great Quiz

Question: What makes a great online quiz? Answer: Read on to find out With hundreds of thousands of quizzes created by GoConqr users, from language teachers to corporate trainers, and professional study group participants to high school students, we’ve learned a few things about how to make a great quiz. Here are our 6 tips […]

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Choosing a graduate school in the United States

For students who have worked hard and succeeded in school and college, the prospect of pursuing further postgraduate study is very attractive.  However just applying to graduate school in the United States can be very expensive, as each application costs money, so you need to be selective about where you apply. This guide offers some steps to […]

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GoConqr’s Online Learning Report 2017

Today Thursday 23rd of February is Digital Learning Day, so to mark this we are releasing the Online Learning Report 2017 that the GoConqr team has been working on. The report aims to understand the impact of digital tools on teaching and learning.  The full report looks at the behaviour of 2.5 million users in more than 160 […]

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Making Mocks Work: Before, during, and after mock exams.

Visualise – Prepare – Replicate – Stay – Review – Reward – Reset We recently laid out some of the benefits of taking mock or preliminary exams, but knowing they are good for you doesn’t mean you won’t find mocks or prelims intimidating.  We have some tips to make sure you make the most of […]

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Making a Mockery

The Importance of Mock Exams For students dreading the thought of sitting major exams or tests, the prospect of mock exams can be even scarier. Unlike practice tests or past paper revision that students schedule themselves, mock exams are taken under real life exam conditions – strictly timed, without access to revision material, and, it […]

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