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Monday, March 7, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 34 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 34 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning.

Assessing online learning course quality

MOOCs, despite what the critics say have transformed higher education. They have spawned new vehicles for online learning, reaching new groups of learners who want and need an alternate form of traditional education. Thanks to the MOOC format learners now have numerous pathways to furthering their education.

Report: One in Four Students Enrolled in Online Courses

" Online Report Card: Tracking Online Education in the United States " is the 13th annual survey of higher education by the Babson Survey Research Group. This year, the team discovered an inverse relationship between dwindling higher education enrollment and soaring online enrollments.

Choosing an Online Learning Platform to host your courses

Online Course Marketing Success: Make One Thing Work It's Butt Off For You Marketing your online courses does require effort, but it doesn;t have to be hard. It is very easy to make one piece of work score goals for you over and over again if you know how to multi-purpose it.

Ubiquitous learning could push the term 'online' out of education

Craig Weidemann and Karen Pollack, provosts at Penn State University, believe the maturation of online learning and otherwise innovative models have made the delivery mode for education irrelevant. For University Business, the pair writes that we are in a new era of ubiquitous learning, and 10 years from now the "online" label won't even exist as learning happens immersively and without location mattering much.

Microlearning is the next big thing in eLearning

The practices and concepts associated with eLearning have been a part of the corporate training landscape for years. Many businesses have found that online self-directed courses save time and money over traditional courses with an instructor and classroom. But now, a new paradigm is coming to the eLearning world - microlearning.

Interested In Integrating SharePoint With Moodle?

Paradiso Solutions released its Microsoft SharePoint Moodle integration recently as it continued to develop integrations with third party applications. This latest integration from Paradiso sees the gap between Moodle and SharePoint, Microsoft's team collaboration tool, grow smaller. SharePoint is one of Microsoft's fastest growing business and in 2014 was worth $2bn in revenue for Microsoft.

Why E-Learning is Critical for BOH Management Training | CrunchTime

Professional trainers will tell you that to achieve consistent results you must take a consistent approach. Back office technology is a profit-driving force of many today's most successful restaurant brands. Today, whether your company has 10 units or 10,000, your back office solution's e-learning courseware should play a central role in how you approach and maintain BOH skill development.

Blended Learning Helps Students at Different Cognitive Levels

What is the best way to meet today's students "in the middle?" Kids today are more tech-savvy than ever before, and teachers are struggling to make sure that every student is educated according to their needs. From elementary to secondary school, students learn at different rates and have varying needs of social and educational interaction.

New Analysis of College Scorecard Data Shows College Completion on the Rise

SOURCE: AP/Brad Doherty Last fall, the U.S. Department of Education released an extensive set of higher education data containing never-before-seen metrics on student outcomes. Known as the College Scorecard, the new data aim to provide consumers with better information on how colleges stack up against each other and to help students make better decisions when choosing a college.

Benefits of E-learning

There are a number of benefits associated with implementing e-learning and our customers come to us for different reasons. Check out our infographic on 7 advantages of e-learning.

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