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Sunday, February 7, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 13 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 13 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning.

Technologies and Trends in Online Learning

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Online Learning Tip #4: Stay Organized

Staying organized will be vital to your success in an online course. The site on which your online course is managed, for instance Compass or Moodle, should always be your first stop for staying organized, as the content will be presented to you in a chronological sequence and the site will include features to help you stay organized.

Colleges can save America-community colleges, that is

Rising student debt. Rigid graduation requirements. Lack of preparation for the workforce. Higher education is under fire, and students are demanding answers. As fingers point at the institutions and government, bemoaning the state of higher education and searching for a scapegoat, one existing solution sits right in front of our noses: community colleges.

Wood Shop Enters the Age of High-Tech

You remember wood shop. You made that swan-shaped planter your parents pretended to like. And then you moved on. These days, tinkering is a bit more high tech. The blending of technology and craft in tools like 3-D printers and laser cutters has made it possible for ordinary people to make extraordinary things.

Keep Experience Rot from Taking Root in Your Elearning

When I was 17, I went to Art College to study Graphic Design. Art was the passion that I hoped would ultimately lead to my dream job. Six months later, I left the course, and went into full-time work, but NOT in the Graphic Design field. Why?! Was I nuts?

What's Google's End Game For Machine Learning And Semantic Search?

Google has dedicated the past several years to breaking down the language barriers and learning difficulties that its machine algorithms have faced, but what's the end game?

What Obama failed to mention about the 'skills gap'

In his final State of the Union Address, President Obama shared his thoughts on the future of work. Echoing industry leaders across the nation, the president addressed what many are calling the "skills gap" -- the disconnect between the needs and expectations of employers and the current skills of our nation's workers.

Latest report on Global corporate e-learning market that is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 11.41% from 2015 to 2020 just published - WhaTech

Details WhaTech Channel: IT Market Research Published on Saturday, 06 February 2016 15:07 Submitted by RNR Market Research. WhaTech - Agency News from: Sandler Research - Buy Market Insights Reports Covered in this report The market is divided into the following segments based on components: Enterprises of different sizes have started considering e-learning as a viable solution to issues related to their budget and productivity.

King's College head: ignoring online education is big danger

Ed Byrne says universities are not 'immune to disruption' from new models of education

HR given key role to improve cyber security - Personnel Today

The Government and the CIPD are collaborating in a fresh drive to tackle the threat of cyber security in the workplace. At an event (held on 4 February) to launch a new e-learning tool to help the HR profession mitigate cyber threats, Ed Vaizey, minister for culture and the digital economy, said: "HR professionals handle sensitive personal data so it's crucial they are able to protect this properly."

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