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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 5 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 5 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning.

New Glasgow e-learning company Velsoft has 10,000 customers in 164 countries

In small town Nova Scotia, you don't get much attention unless you're a "come from away." So when Jim Fitt started his e-learning company in a spare room in his Stellarton home in the early 1990s, he knew he wouldn't get noticed in the local marketplace unless his products found customers well beyond Canada's borders.

How technology's helping schools adopt smart learning

Technology has had a tremendous impact on our daily lives, especially in the workplace. We are now able to store and access information and various programmes over the Internet instead of going through a computer hard drive.

Learning Tools For Microsoft OneNote May Be One Of The Most Disruptive Education Technologies Yet

Last week, Microsoft quietly released a public preview of "Learning Tools for OneNote." This Microsoft hackathon winner is an add-in for OneNote designed to improve the reading and writing experience for students. When Jeff Petty, the accessibility lead for Windows for education, showed me the tools, I was blown away.

Myers-Briggs, Leadership Training and EdTech | Technology and Learning

How many leadership seminars, professional development opportunities, and conferences have you attended where the Myers-Briggs test (MBTI) has been featured? In my edtech world, support and utilization of Myers-Briggs appears to be pervasive. Myers-Briggs is particularly popular in leadership development seminars and workshops.

How Big Brands Are Boosting Customer Loyalty Through Gamification

The eLearning market isn't the only industry that has understood and The marketing world has long embraced the use of games and gaming elements for advertising, inspiring customer loyalty, and even replacing customer education. From keeping corporate learners engaged to mobilizing customers and creating communities, let's take a look at how these marketing teams are utilizing gamification to up their game.

Free online resources increasingly popular as classroom supplements

One Tennessee district has created its own free online educational resources - namely, digital math and social studies textbooks accessible from various devices. The digital texts were made using free online curriculum resources exclusively, according to District Administration.

How to Tell When You're Doing Poorly in College

By Online Learning Tips Staff Typically the warning signs of failure in school are obvious. Your grades are teetering over a C, you're constantly asking for extensions, getting incompletes on assignments, or you simply don't understand anything going on in the class. What's worse is that some people don't realize they're failing until the final grade is posted.

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