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Saturday, April 9, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 43 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 43 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning.

The Americans who'd benefit the most from online education have no idea it exists

Here's a catch-22. Americans are obsessed with lifelong learning and self-improvement, and online education makes it cheap and easy. Yet the people most familiar with digital learning are those who need it the least. So says a new Pew Research Center report today (March 22) on personal education and technology.

Making Sense of Metadata in Personalized Learning Platforms (EdSurge News)

The word "metadata" may have entered the public consciousness when President Obama uttered it, in response to Edward Snowden's revelations about the National Security Agency. But that does not mean it's vernacular-or necessarily well understood by most people. Metadata has implications beyond privacy.

Social Apps in Education

The use of social-media for socialization and as a pastime (to the extent of "wasting time") is well known. But considering that many social media applications (e.g. Facebook) had their origins in the academic setting, it is interesting to assess the repercussions of social media on academia.

CDC - Examples of Quality E-learning - Home

You can view examples of quality e-learning, designed for CDC programs by the CDC Learning Connection, by selecting the tabs above or the arrows at the bottom of the screens.

HealthcareSource eLearning Library Expands to Deliver Critical Updated Educational Content

WOBURN, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/23/16 -- HealthcareSource®, the leading provider of talent management solutions for the healthcare industry, has announced the

Key things HR professionals need to know about e-learning platforms

Learning management system (LMS) producer, Create eLearning, has set out nine key things that HR professionals should know about today's e-learning platforms. Posted via Industry Today.

Distance Education Enrollment Continues to Grow, According to a Recent Study

Online education continues to grow at a rapid pace, despite the fact that some educators at traditional institutions continue to view distance education unfavorably. According to "The Online Report Card: Tracking Online," released in February 2016, and conducted by the Babson Survey Research Group, 2015 was the 13 th consecutive year in which there was an increase in the number of students taking at least one distance class.

Blended Learning Options Rise at Medical Schools

Several medical schools in the U.S. are turning to the "flipped classroom" approach, experts say, but prospective students should make sure it's the right fit for them. ​When Phil Koehler completed his pediatrics​ rotation as a third-year student at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, the in-person clinical training wasn't the only requirement.

For Adults, Lifelong Learning Happens The Old Fashioned Way

On any given weekend, the Washington, D.C., public library system offers nearly a dozen classes. You can try Matt McEntee's class, where he'll teach you how to fix anything from a clock to a broken heart. Maybe you're interested in creating a photo book, or you'd like to get better at Microsoft Word?

Creating Connections for Online Learners | Student Affairs and Technology

About a month ago I asked readers to answer whether or not they agreed or disagreed with seven (slightly provocative) statements about higher education. One of the statements, number 6, was that "online-only degree programs are as worthwhile as traditional campus-based experiences."

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