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Sunday, March 27, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 40 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 40 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning.

Student Engagement Strategies for the Online Learning Environment

During the past year and a half, our faculty development unit has been gathering data from students about how engaged they felt in their online courses. We wanted to use this data to develop a variety of strategies for faculty to use to better engage their students.

Learning breaks down barriers in the brain, study claims

Scientists taught sighted people to read Braille - a complex tactile task Found the activity activated the visual cortex, as well as the tactile one Researchers said the finding should lead to a re-think of how brain works You might imagine the brain to be divided into specific areas responsible for processing different senses.

What are the benefits of online learning?

I strongly believe that the future of learning - not just language learning, but all learning - is online to some extent. As demands on our time grow and training budgets are squeezed, having the option to learn and develop online in our own time becomes critically important.

State of the MOOC 2016: A Year of Massive Landscape Change For Massive Open Online Courses

Going on eight years since MOOCs first entered the scene, massive open online courses have gone from cameras at the back of U.S. college classrooms to several full-fledged ecosystems in the global industry of online learning.

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.

A Case for Technology...or Not

Choose the method of instruction that works best for your organization.

ABB Robotics introduces convenient classroom-quality learning with first ever online, interactive training course | RoboticsTomorrow

IRC5 Operations Web Based Training will teach students how to operate a robot, on their own schedule, without having to travel to a training facility AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (March 16, 2016) - ABB Robotics has introduced "IRC5 Operations Web Based Training (US519)," an online, interactive training course that will teach students how to operate a robot using the ABB FlexPendant and the IRC5 robot controller.

'Always Be Learning': A New Model For Lifelong Education

Jobs are changing rapidly, and the educational system hasn't caught up to that reality. Here's all you need to know: Always be learning.

Student Profile: Adding a Full-Court Press to Online Education

Interview with AMU Alumnus, Uchenna Faumuina-Eze Earning my online degree with AMU set me up for success in so many ways. The professors who work directly in the field allowed me to have an optimal learning experience. Also, I developed soft skills like self-discipline, communication, initiative and dependability, which are key aspects in sports and in life.

Fertilizer Canada launches a new eLearning course: anhydrous ammonia on the farm

VINELAND STATION, ON, March 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Today at the official launch of Canadian Ag Safety Week, Fertilizer Canada is taking a step forward to advance safety and security of anhydrous ammonia on the farm with the launch of a new eLearning course.

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