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Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 14 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 14 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning.

Interactive kiosk: e-learning in the workplace

Published on 02.04.16 in News from Dokeos With the Dokeos interactive kiosk you can train your employees in the workplace, whether it's a factory or a drilling platform! How can you facilitate employee training in your factory, workshop, hospital, building site or even oil rig?

Social media a learning tool

Globalisation is not new. Forms and modes of globalisation existed in the ancient civilisations of Sumeria, Mesopotamia, Egypt, China and India. Barter trade promoted globalisation in ancient times. Social media is not new. In ancient civilisations, there was always social media of sorts, principally by word of mouth.

The Global Search for Education: Training Teachers Online

Dr. Nicholas Breakwell spent almost a decade at Hibernia College in Ireland and its subsidiary in the UK (the latter was recently purchased by TES Global for whom Breakwell consults). During that time he had overall responsibility for teaching, learning strategy and e-learning infrastructure.

4 Innovative Supply Chain Education Trends

As educational delivery methods morph, and as the requirements associated with supply chain careers evolve, the ways in which students receive supply chain executive education are also changing with the times.

4 Questions Employers Ask About Job Applicants With Online Degrees

Though employers are becoming more accepting of online degrees, their perceptions still vary, recruiters say. Employers used to be more hesitant to consider hiring job applicants who earned their degrees online. But that perception has changed in the past few years, recruiters say.

Center for Financial Education Announces Launch of New eLearning Platform to Teach Personal Finance

Feb. 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The SunTrust Center for Financial Education at Wake Technical Community College has launched the National Financial Educators Council's eVolve eLearning platform and is making the course available to student's campus wide.

Students, librarians urge professors to use free, online textbooks

Nearly a third of college students must dip into financial aid to pay for textbooks, but there's a growing online library of free textbooks that can help students save money, an advocacy group says. Share story A student advocacy group, along with one of the University of Washington's top librarians, is urging faculty members to take a good look at using more free online textbooks.

eLearning Trends for 2016 | BI WORLDWIDE

ELearning and micro-Learning are popular ways to train and educate your new and existing employees, not to mention your sales force and channel. So we compiled the top five trends for eLearning in 2016. These trends hold true for all types of eLearning content - compliance training, product training, and sales training, just to name a few.

E-books: too much distraction, not enough learning.

Physical textbooks are still the way to go.

5 Tips to Improve Writing in Online Classes

Don't confuse the informal writing style you use to text with the more formal style you should be using on most assignments. I recently taught a hybrid honors general education seminar that required a large amount of writing. All of the assignments were submitted online through the university's learning management system.

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