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Thursday, March 17, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 37 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 37 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning.

Is adding Moocs to your CV finally about to pay off? -

The marketing spiel exudes confidence: "Get the job you want in 2016!" But the connection between massive open online courses (Moocs) and future employment is not so clear. Over the past five years, Moocs have become an educational ecosystem offering a diverse array of programmes.

Building Online Communities Exploring Deep Learning

One of the most important takeways from Davos that quickly became widely spread news, was that the world was about to enter the fourth industrial revolution, resulting from a convergence of a number of big technology changes (autonomous vehicles, sensors, biotechnology, 3D printing, robotics, artificial intelligence).

Going back for GED's made a little easier

Any teenager who thinks dropping out of high school and earning a GED (General Educational Development) diploma is preferable to sticking it out until graduation, think again, says Detroit Lakes Adult Basic Education Coordinator Amy Fish, who oversees the local GED testing program. "It isn't any...

Free E-Learning Scenario Images | The Rapid E-Learning Blog

Here are some scenario background images that are great for your next interactive branched e-learning scenario course. These backgrounds go really well with the illustrated characters that come with the Articulate applications or those you may find at some of the free vector image sites.

Student Learning Outcomes: A Primer - OLC

Last week, I read Dr. Fowler's blog post, Student Learning Outcomes: A Primer, and was immediately drawn to the ease in which he describes different types of Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs). Dr. Fowler's post provides an excellent primer on the types and interconnectedness of SLOs.

Socially Engaged Learning

Various instructional models for online learning focus on efficiencies of time and space, from flipped classrooms to competency-based education, MOOCs, and online learning environments that rely on reading, writing, and discussion. The model proposed here for online education focuses on social learning and student engagement, training faculty and designing online courses to make interaction the driving factor in creating a highly personalized experience for students.

Online PLC: Teaching And Learning With Technology

This month we will be featuring content to explore this question: How do we create cultures of learning that embrace and provide opportunities for exploring a wide range of literacies in the 21st century? While communities and schools across the country are certainly diverse, we know that technology holds a strong presence in the lives of today's learners.

Learner Authentication and Testing Integrity Deemed Strong Threat to Reputation of Online Higher Education

Prattville, AL (PRWEB) March 09, 2016 SmarterServices LLC, provider of eLearning applications, released the findings of its 2016 Annual Proctoring/ Learner Authentication Survey, authored by its president, Dr. Mac Adkins, conducted in January and February of this year. The survey collected perception data from 365 participants: test center administrators, faculty, school administrators, learners, and proctors.

Ten years forward: Will campus look the same?

Samiha Uddin | 03/09/16 7:00amTechnology is constantly moving forward - from hoverboards to virtual reality. Ten years from now, will campus look the same? According to City of Champaign's Planning and Development Department, the campus is already advancing.

In one West Virginia school, contests inspire e-learning

By appealing to competitiveness, students engage in online lessons to earn points and win prizes Boone County, WV isn't exactly known for being a bastion of education technology. But in the western coal-mining town of Comfort, WV, Sherman Elementary School is seeing success in motivating young learners to tackle the challenges of e-learning by offering a system of points and prizes.

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