28 novembre 2018

How's Your E-Learning

How's Your E-Learning
Interesting article, worth a quick read in its own right, but I must confess I was much more intrigued by the new advertising technique used by Syllabus here - the magazine has embedded 'sponsored links' in the text of the article, which when you hover over them, deliver annoying CSS pop-ups and (presumably) link to a sponsor page. More...

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E-learning Products of the Future Will Operate in an Interconnected World

E-learning Products of the Future Will Operate in an Interconnected World
The author writes (correctly), "E-learning products of the future will operate in a world that is interconnected through information and communication technology (ICT) that will be used by all teachers, trainers and managers, not just IT 'geeks'." The remainder of the article serves to introduce a new online resource offered by the Australian Flexible Learning Framework called the 'VET Interoperability Framework'. More...

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27 novembre 2018

E-Learning Business Models in the Web Services Era?

E-Learning Business Models in the Web Services Era?
I'm not big on web services - I have yet to see a fast one - but the concept of web services, allowing third party applications exchange data with yours, is a good one. And it's interesting to observe the slow lurch toward that sort of interoperability in the education technology field. Derek Morrisoin has an insightful point here - perhaps it's the emergence of free and open source software pushing the way forward. More...

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E-Learning Framework

E-Learning Framework
This was pretty much the consensus picture being presented at various conferences over the summer. The E-Learning Framework web site provides a clear list of the major architectural components of what Dan Rehak calls 'next generation' e-learning. Each item in the diagram is a link to a page describing the component in question. More...

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26 novembre 2018

Putting Standardization Second (or Lower) in Online Learning

HomeCampus leaders should prioritize excellence, differentiation and institutional fidelity as they build new academic programs, Scott Moore writes. More...

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25 novembre 2018

Living ‘in the middle of nowhere’ is no obstacle for online students

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. He is among the growing number of Canadian students who are not only taking advantage of the flexibility of online education but also using it to dramatically open up their living options. No home location is too remote for online students as long as they’ve got an internet connection. More...

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New data: How learning impacts engagement and productivity

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. In our study, we found offering online learning as a resource during the onboarding phase can make a difference. For companies that were able to turn new hires into productive employees in less than 6 months, we noticed 67% offered online learning as the primary L&D resource at their organization. More...

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‘Outcast mavericks’ teach traditional universities a few things about online education

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Online and distance education have been the bread and butter for decades for some Canadian postsecondary institutions, including Athabasca University in Alberta and Victoria-based Royal Roads University. More...

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Putting Standardization Second (or Lower) in Online Learning

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. The primary goal should be to deliver an excellent learning experience. The definition of “excellent” will vary by program, by institution, by faculty member and by student. More...

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Virtual avatars learned cartwheels and other stunts from videos of people

Screenshot-2018-4-19 Techno-News BlogTechno-News Blog. Animated characters can learn from online tutorials, too. A new computer program teaches virtual avatars new skills, such as dances, acrobatic stunts and martial art moves, from YouTube videos. More...

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