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Friday, March 18, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 38 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 38 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning.

The best eLearning assets. For the best eLearning authors.

As an eLearning designer, wouldn't it be great if you could create training material quickly and easily without having to spend a whole lot of time and money designing your assets from scratch or having someone do them for you? Adobe Captivate 9 now comes with an offering that is almost too good to be true - the Asset Store!

7 Great Ways to Learn New Skills for Free

1. ALISON for a diploma or certificate. From Web development to cooking courses, these outfits offer free instruction to up your game. 2. Coursera for college-level courses. Whether you want to excel at work or just adopt a new hobby, you'll need to learn some new skills to reach your goals.

Are Online Gradebooks a Good Idea?

New software better connects parents with what's happening in their children's classrooms-but it can also lead to heightened surveillance and less risk-taking.

Global eLearning | BI WORLDWIDE

Learning is going global. It is happening with all types of learning - especially eLearning. At BI WORLDWIDE (BIW), we have found that global learning needs have increased by over 350% in the last two years. Market forces have been driving business to a global level for some time.

Charities collaborate to give employees an alternative to elearning

Accredited Skills' unique approach has created an engaging library of online resources, using a multi media mix which includes videos, offline workbooks, infographics and eye catching artwork. These include marketing help for learning professionals, along with images to support the in-house creation of course materials.

Adobe Presenter Video Express: The end of Green Screen

Guest Blog by: Steve Haskin, Principal & Chief Creator at Industrial Strength Learning Take a look at the screenshot below. Take a good look at it. It looks simple, doesn't it? Looks can be deceiving. While this might look like a really simple software program, it is most assuredly not.

Explore Project-Based Learning in Online Education

Project-based learning is more often used in K-12 education but has just started being incorporated into universities, including online classes. ​For online students looking to develop a specific set of skills, or competencies, project-based learning might be the way to go.

Higher Education Trends Associations Need to Know

Earlier this week I was pointed to an article on that took a look at six technology advances in higher education that are preparing students for the future of work. Educational settings are increasingly designed to support project-based interactions with attention to great mobility, flexibility, and multiple device usage.

Learn To Play Keyboards Online

The team behind Skoove, an online piano learning app have been in touch to tell us that the learning platform can now work wirelessly with acoustic pianos and that they are launching a brand new course: the world's first interactive online keyboard course for music producers.

The overselling of ed tech

As the push for "personalized instruction" gains traction in education, the need for education technology just keeps growing. But the question remains whether the promise of ed tech - hailed by school reformers for years - has ever been borne out. Here's a post arguing that it hasn't.

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