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Monday, February 22, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 25 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 25 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning.

8 Ways to Use Online Learning in the Classroom

By Stacy Zeiger As most educators will agree, technology has changed the way teachers teach and students learn. While, in many cases, the actual content has not changed, the method of delivery has. This is particularly true when it comes to online learning.

Your Industry News | E-Learning Business adapts to suit current climate

E-Learning Business adapts to suit current climate AN ABERDEEN BASED E-LEARNING BUSINESS has launched their new website today reflecting their understanding of the change in the current economic climate. electra, a provider of e-learning and training solutions offer 4 key services in their portfolio; Custom e-Learning Solutions, Systems & Application Training, Learning Consultancy and Business Communications.

Is Online Learning The Future Of Education?

In recent years, online learning has become a huge topic of interest. Although when it was first introduced online learning - or e-learning - was met with a significant amount of skepticism, both students and teachers are currently embracing the power of the internet when it comes to education.

Smartphone studies: LSM launches mobile-based MBA course

The London School of Marketing (LSM) has launched what it calls the world's first MBA course that students can study on their smartphones. The course uses an online platform that offers students direct access to tutors and learning materials via their mobile device, allowing them to study whenever and wherever they want, regardless of location.

Can online training bridge the big data skills gap?

The amount of data generated in the enterprise today is staggering and organizations continue to struggle to find the talent to collect, maintain and analyze it. In 2014, a study by Wanted Analytics found that demand for computer programmers with a background in data grew 337 percent, but that out of the 332,000 computer programmers in America, only 4 percent had the necessary skillsets.

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are courses offered online across the world with no charge for learners. The courses offer content at the college and university level, but do not offer credit. They make extensive use of short video lectures, often by leading professors, supplemented by online assignments and assessment and peer-to-peer discussion.

Dining & Food

DURHAM - New Hampshire Public Television and Learniverse LLC have partnered together to create a free online video learning program that encourages young children to get into science, technology, engineering and math. Those involved with the project say that STEM studies are a key to success for children today.

Online learning can work if universities just rethink the design of their courses

Early attempts by universities to put their courses online haven't been hugely successful so far in terms of generating strong grades and engagement. Both the government and universities are concerned about the impact of publicly supported students dropping out of online courses.

Databricks Launches Free Community Edition As Companion To Free Online Spark Courses

Databricks, the commercial company created from the open source Apache Spark project, announced the release of a free Community Edition today aimed at teaching people how to use Spark - and as an adjunct to the free online courses (MOOCs) it created last year.

Wisconsin's First Career Technical Education Online School Opens

Feb. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new school has partnered with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 139 (Operating Engineers) and Fox Valley Technical College to offer first ever Career and Technical Education-focused online high school. Destinations Career Academy of Wisconsin (WIDCA) is a tuition-free online public charter school open to students statewide in grades 9 - 12.

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