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EDUonGo

By Charles G. Doe - Posted Sep 1, 2016
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Company: EDUonGo, 14205 SE 36th Street, Suite 100, Bellevue WA 98006; 800-955 8363; email: info@eduongo.com

Price: EDUonGo is created for public schools as well as markets that may charge for courses. It has a revenue-sharing plan, and subscriptions can also be purchased for a monthly fee based on the number of students taking courses. Up to 10 students costs $50 per month; up to 25 students costs $100 per month; and up to 100 students costs $300 per month.

Audience: Anyone wanting to develop their own online classes, including K–12 education, higher education, corporate organizations, or individuals

Format: EDUonGo is a cloud-based subscription service with the tools needed to develop lessons and classes, offer them on the internet, and oversee student progress. It has many collaborative features, including full web meeting capabilities, and utilizes many of the tools currently available on the internet.

System Requirements: The only requirements are up-to-date computers with internet access; the faster the computers and access, the better.

Description: EDUonGo is a cloud-based learning platform for creation of lessons and courses. The system allows integration of a number of programs and external resources and can be used with individuals, single classes, or entire schools.

  

REPORT CARD
Overall Rating:5 Stars
Installation:A
Content/Features:A
Ease of Use:A
Product Support:

 A+

 

Reviewer Comments:

Installation: Get started by subscribing to EDUonGo, developing lessons and classes using your own design or provided templates and easy to use tools, then offering lessons or classes to students. The class development process is easy, with provided tools and support in the form of classes, online materials, email contact, and more available. Installation Rating: A

Content/Features: Both “blended learning” and “flipped learning” are becoming more and more important as technology use increases within education and business situations. Blended learning refers to a mix of technology and traditional face-to-face instruction that combines classroom learning with online learning, allowing students to control the time, pace, and place of their learning.

The flipped classroom is a pedagogical model in which typical lecture and homework elements of courses are reversed. Students learn digitally from prepared online lessons or classes used outside the classroom. Afterward, they come to class with a basic knowledge of the material and collaboratively work through assignments with their classmates and instructor.

EDUonGo is an outstanding product that enables teachers or administrators to develop, offer, and oversee courses and classes. Instructors can build course curriculum by editing and organizing interactive course sessions.

Course/lesson creation is easy and can be entirely original or use one of the templates. Teachers can use Slider(s) and other tools to provide an overview, along with added activities such as assignments, quizzes, or discussions, by selecting from the drop-down list.

MP3 audio files and MP4 videos can be uploaded, or links to YouTube or Vimeo can be inserted. PDF, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Text, or other files can be inserted as well. Content is added by including standard text, images, and even HTML5.

EDUonGo also has an excellent e-reader that can also be used with etexts written by teachers or from some other source. The e-reader has useful features such as highlighting text, adding notes and questions, sharing those with others, definitions and search functions, bookmarking, and flashcards and quizzes for study tools. Teachers can even create online course catalogs.

Courses can also include live sessions and have class progress features, email notifications, and lots of administrative tools. Content/Features Rating: A

Ease of Use: EDUonGo is a complex, multi-featured tool and will involve some study to learn to use. However, support classes, training, and good online documentation facilitate the process. Ease of Use Rating: A

Product Support: Support is excellent, with 24-hour email support, course design and development support, extra training, online support, and more. Product Support Rating: A+

Recommendation: EDUonGo offers a well-developed, flexible, and extensive way to incorporate technology. I recommend it for all education settings, especially middle and high schools. Highly Recommended

Reviewer: Charles Doe is a 39-year teacher, including 10 as elementary media specialist in Hastings Area Schools, Hastings, Mich. For the last 20 years, he has written articles and reviews for Internet@Schools . His email address is charliegd@sbcglobal.net.


 
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