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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 10 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 10 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning.

The one-room schoolhouse is the next big thing in education

Melia Robinson/Tech Insider The next big trend in education could be mixed-grade classrooms with personalized instruction - the modern-day one-room schoolhouse, essentially. A traditional private school might sit on a sprawling, leafy campus with hundreds, if not thousands, of kids separated into grade levels.

How e-learning is shaping the future of student and teacher engagement - GovNews

Traditionally knowledge has been passed on through personal interaction between the teacher and the student. In early history this was through oral presentations, with distribution limited by the maximum number of students a classical scholar could physically talk to. Although manuscripts could be written, hand-copying meant every extra one took as much effort as the first.

Learning Technologies Group unveils major acquisition

For nearly US$30mln the AIM quoted group is acquiring businesses it expects will be "immediately and significantly" earnings enhancing. --- ADDS VIDEO LINK AND SHARE PRICE --- Learning Technologies Group ( LON:LTG) has unveiled almost US$30mln of new acquisitions for its e-learning business.

Malcolm Knowles' Andragogy Theory Applied to Adult E-Learning

Well, quite a bit actually. Malcolm Knowles brought to life the term "andragogy", which means "adult learning". His theories are uniquely adaptable to the concepts of e-Learning and in this post, we'll take a look at his theory and how it can be applied to e-Learning course authoring.

Global E-learning Market (2016-2020) Growth at 17.81% - Market Segmentation by End-User & Component - Research and Markets | Business Wire

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global E-learning Ma

A2K Technologies Takes Steps Towards Creating a Culture of Learning for Innovation

BRISBANE, Australia--()--A2K Technologies have announced their latest education offering 'Learning Passport' which will revolutionise the way the industry accesses and pays for learning. The learning passport will allow individuals to attend any amount of scheduled classroom courses across Australia and New Zealand while providing access to the award-winning Global E Training (GeT) platform for 12 months.

10 must-haves to appease online students - eCampus News

Higher ed online learning students expect a lot from their programs; but with every student's unique expectations and desires, how can institutions not only rise above the competition, but offer the best online learning options for their students?

Learn the Basics of 3D Printing with a Free Online Course from ALISON

A lot of people are intrigued by 3D printing, but that interest doesn't get any farther than reading the occasional article. For one thing, 3D printers are expensive; for another, many people just aren't aware of the resources available to learn about the technology.

The Open University at 45: What can we learn from Britain's distance education pioneer?

Ben Wildavsky reflects on the 45th anniversary of Britain’s Open University (OU) broadcasting its first lectures over BBC television and radio. He argues that any reformer seeking to serve large numbers of nontraditional students effectively would be remiss not to pay close attention to the OU’s pioneering model.

Bisk Education Partners with USF Health to Conduct Health IT Survey, Research to Assist Professionals Considering Career in this Field

Feb. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Bisk Education, Inc., a worldwide leader in online education, today released a groundbreaking survey about health IT professionals-an evolving field that links information technology, communications and healthcare to improve the quality and safety of patient care-addressing new data correlating education and experience with salary and job satisfaction in the field.

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