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Monday, April 11, 2016

Momenta Learning No. 45 News on Elearning and Online Learning

Welcome to the No. 45 Issue of Momenta Learning News on Elearning and Online Learning.

(VIDEO) The Trade Desk Rolling Out Programmatic E-Learning Globally

MIAMI - Demand-side platform The Trade Desk believes it's time for the advertising and media industries to hit rewind on the complicated subject of programmatic buying, so it's launched an e-learning and certification program with an initial 15 hours of content.

Considering how easy it is, cheating in online education is pretty rare

Kids cheat. On quizzes, projects, homework, the SAT. You name it. In a 2013 poll conducted by the school's student newspaper, 10% of Harvard students admitted to having cheated on an exam at some point, and 42% on an assignment.

How Competency-Based Courses Are Changing the Education Game

When Southern New Hampshire University President Paul LeBlanc stepped onto the stage at Campus Tech 2015 in July, he painted a bright picture of competency-based higher ed. "Today, 500 institutions are moving to competency-based education, and they are not-for-profit," he said. "There's a lot of opportunity." LeBlanc certainly had that right.

Consistency in Production: Naming Variables for E-Learning | The Rapid E-Learning Blog

Consistency is one of the most important parts of the course production process. And one way to maintain consistency is to determine your naming conventions. And this is especially true of variables for e-learning. In a previous post, we looked at ways to manage and name your course files.

Do your homework when choosing an online education

Many people looking to change careers find themselves making plans to further their education. But for those who don't have time for traditional classes, online schooling may be an option. When it comes to choosing an online education, however, make sure to do your homework to pick the best school.

ASU to develop online science course with $10M from NASA

Arizona State University will get $10.18 million over the next five years from NASA to create a science course that focuses on exploration over simple memorization. Campus Technology reports the courseware will incorporate simulations, virtual field trips, and adaptive learning in a program first designed for independent learners and eventually expected to be applied to a K-12 curriculum.

Essay on value of states banding together for stronger, more clear regulation of online education

A coalition of consumer groups, legal aid organizations and unions object to the state of New York joining an agreement that would change how colleges offering distance education courses in the state would be regulated. As coalition members asserted in an Inside Higher Ed article, the state would be ceding its authority to other states.

4 Ed-Tech Ideas Face The Chronicle's Version of 'Shark Tank'

For the second year in a row, innovators with very different notions of how to improve higher education brought us their pitches. Here’s how they fared.

The Future Of The American Economy Depends On 2 Crucial Factors: Education And Technology

Our recent Seeking Alpha exclusive, " The Story of America's Economic Future, as Told by Demographics," outlined how America has the opportunity to capture a demographic dividend over the next three decades thanks to an addition of 100 million people to the population, and a persistent "prime-age bulge."

Training: E-Learning

E-learning initiatives are breaking down the economic and geographical barriers to training for European producers. For an industry increasingly shaped by the digital market, the amount of good quality online training available to film-makers has been, to date, surprisingly scarce. Potsdam-based Erich Pommer Institut (EPI) is one of the first to dip its toe into this sector.

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