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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 9 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 9 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning.

MIT joins Israeli university to analyze student posts for academic insights

A web-based collaborative annotation tool developed by MIT professor David Karger creates a wealth of data in student posts that a team at Ben-Gurion University of the Nagev in Israel have begun to parse for predictive power.

Global Corporate E-learning Market to Reach over USD 31 Billion by 2020, says Technavio

LONDON--()--According to the latest market study released by Technavio , the market size of the global corporate E-learning market is predicted to reach close to USD 31 billion in revenue by the end of 2020. This research report titled 'Global Corporate E-learning Market 2016-2020 ' provides an in-depth analysis of the market growth in terms of revenue and emerging market trends.

UK company to buy Nashville e-learning firm | Nashville Post

Price tag tops $26M, buyer and LaunchTN also taking stake in spinout

There's a lot we're not learning when we try to learn online

Online learning, in 2016, is no longer the cautious experiment it once was. Universities all over the world are warming up to the idea of internet-based degree programs, while free online education-popularly offered in the form of massive open online courses, or MOOCs-remains a booming area.

The future of technology in adult learning

No matter how far we progress in formal education, there is always a point at which taught learning becomes optional. With adulthood comes the agency to decide when school or university learning will end. While professional development can mean acquiring new skills, we generally reach a critical point where the frequency with which we learn new information and disciplines slows down.

Blended Learning: The Future Of Higher Education?

An intriguing pilot at one of the world's top universities is providing evidence that blended learning may be the way forward for higher education.

Online vs In-Class: Are We Asking the Wrong Question? - OLC

As online classes (and online education in general) have become more popular, people are asking the question: how effective is online learning in comparison to in-class learning? There have been various discussions on the topic, highlighting the benefits and drawbacks for each of the educational delivery methods; however, is it possible that we are simply asking the wrong question?

Learning online communications strategy and sharing best practices

On Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd January, 26 representatives from 11 member organisations of the European Movement International attended a social media training in Berlin, which was led by Jon Worth. With all representatives already engaged in communications acitivities for their various organistions, the participants were given the chance to focus on more in-depth learning and the sharing of best practices over the two days.

Online Seminar on Indigenous Teaching & Education, 8 Feb 2016

As part of our continuing efforts to bring you as much information about our region as possible we offer readers a press release service that allows private firms, public agencies, non-governmental organisations and other groups to submit relevant press releases on our website.

Montana company offers online agriculture courses

MINOT, N.D. -- LeRoy Nelson is accustomed to stares and head-scratching from people "who just don't get right away what we're doing." But experience also has taught him "they usually get it after I explain it to them." Nelson is founder and CEO of Nelson Academy of Agricultural Sciences Online, whic...

Decide Between Part-Time, Full-Time Online Degree Programs

In one 2015 survey, the number of respondents enrolled in a full-time online program surpassed the number of part-time online students. Chris Dickie, a 2013 graduate of Arkansas Tech University's online master's degree program in college student personnel, finished his program in 18 months by studying full time while also working a full-time job.

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